New Africa Book of the Day – 28 April 2015

Canada in Africa: 300 Years of Aid and Exploitation, by Yves Engler Release Date: April 30, 2015 Publisher: Fernwood Publishing Yves Engler continues his groundbreaking analyses of past and present Canadian foreign policy. The author of The Black Book of Canadian Foreign Policy, and other works that challenge the myth of Canadian benevolence, documents Canadian …

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From the Archives: Bill Clinton’s 1998 Trip to Africa

Seventeen years ago today, President Bill Clinton began a historic tour of sub-Saharan Africa. This article appeared in The Metro Herald (Alexandria, Va.), Florida Star-News (Jacksonville), and other newspapers in March and April 1998. ————————- Clinton’s Visit to Africa Richard E. Sincere, Jr. President Clinton leaves on March 22 on an historic 12-day journey through …

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Book Review: ‘Psychoses of Power: African Personal Dictatorships’ by Samuel Decalo

(This book review first appeared in The New York City Tribune on March 6, 1989.) Tales of Three African Dictators That Spin a Cautionary Lesson Richard Sincere Psychoses of Power: African Personal Dictatorships, by Samuel Decalo, Westview Press, 197 pp., $29.95. “Solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short,” were the words Thomas Hobbes used to describe …

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