By Olúfémi Táíwò
In a forthright and uncompromising demeanour, Olúfémi Táíwò explores Africa’s hostility towards modernity and the way that hostility has impeded monetary improvement and social and political transformation. What has to alter for Africa for you to reply to the demanding situations of modernity and globalization? Táíwò insists that Africa can renew itself merely via totally enticing with democracy and capitalism and by means of mining its untapped highbrow assets. whereas many won't trust Táíwò’s positions, they are going to be not able to disregard what he says. it is a daring exhortation for Africa to come back into the twenty first century.
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