• The Role of Open Access Movement in Copyright Issues and Global Scientific Information Systems: the Case of Africa
    Abstract This paper discusses some of these initiatives, which are deliberately crammed together as the Open Access (OA) movement. The missions of these initiatives include, among others, advocating that scientific publications be excluded from copyright protection and that scientific papers be mad
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  • Pan African Congresss
    The meeting of the African congress in Manchester in 1945 could be viewed by many scholars as one of the most important event, if not the most important event in the history of the Pan African movement. What was it about this particular meeting that derived such notoriety versus other meetings? This
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  • The Importance of the Role Played by the Educated Elite in the Process of Decolonisation in Africa
    africa came under the direct jurisdiction of Europe after the initial carving out of the continent referred to as the 'Scramble for Africa'. This partition was fulfilled at the Conference of Berlin 1884-85 resulting in the political mapping of the continent. Thus, Africa facilitated the extension of
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  • The Role of the Educated in the Decolonisation of Africa
    In beginning of the twentieth century, the European powers that colonised West African states started to experience new threats to their colonial dominion.. By the middle of the century the strong grip Europe once held on West Africa had weakened considerably. These states were now in the process o
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  • Enter the Dragon: an Analysis of the Nature of China's Emerging Role in Africa
    Enter the Dragon: An Analysis of the Nature of China's emerging role in Africa China's relationship with Africa dates back to antiquity. Never before has this relationship been of such significance however as it is today. With asseverations abounding of China's colonial-style resource exploitatio
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  • Liberation Movement in South Africa
    Title: Discuss the role of liberation movement in Southern Africa in the struggle for independence, focussing on their origins, challenges and achievements during the liberation struggle, their ascendancy to government and their transformation into ruling parties. Is liberation movement
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  • Nelson Mandela's Transformation of the African National Congress
    I. Introduction "During my lifetime I have dedicated myself to this struggle of the African people. I have fought again white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and wi
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  • African Decolonization
    In 1941, Roosevelt and Churchill met to discuss the postwar world. The result was the Atlantic Charter. One of the provisions in this document that was introduced by Roosevelt was the autonomy of imperial colonies. Therefore after World War II, there was pressure on Britain to abide by the terms of
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  • South African Hegemony: a Closer Look
    South African Hegemony: A closer look Alex Jankovsky Independent Study Professor Lefebvre South Africa has a rich cultural and political history that can be traced back to before the 19th century as a trading centre in the South African region. This paper will attempt to analyze the factor
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  • Political Parties in Africa
    Political parties in African were founded with the basic goal of being the main vehicles for African Nationalism. Prof. Anyang’ Nyong’o (1992) in his book 30 years of independence in Africa correctly states that Africans were no longer a homogenous people ruled by benevolent chiefs who discussed
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  • Pan Africanism
    Pan-Africanism and the Organization of African Unity    Pan Africanism Definition Pan-Africanism is a sociopolitical worldview, and philosophy, as well as a movement, which seeks to unify both native Africans and those of the African Diaspora, as part of a "global African community"
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  • English Language Impact on the African Continent
    Africa has become an independent State after years of colonization and the enforcement of English language on African education. As well as it’s reflection on the role it plays in African literature. I therefore disagree with the claim that, “In African literature and education, English should t
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  • Slavery Throughout Africa
    Slavery: Past and Present 1 Slavery throughout Africa: Past and Present Slavery: Past and Present 2 Slavery Throughout Africa : Past and Present Slavery has corrupted many societies in our entire nation. It has caused millions to do work on their hands and knees for money, fo
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  • Tillage Systems and Soil Properties in West Africa
    Soil & Tillage Research, 27 (1993) 35-72 0167-1987/93/$06.00 © 1993 - Elsevier Science Publishers B.V. All rights reserved 35 Tillage systems and soil compaction in Africa B. Kayombo *'a and R. Lal b aDepartment of Agricultural Engineering and Land Planning, Sokoine University of Agricultu
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  • South Africa
    TOWARDS A FIFTEEN YEAR REVIEW PREFACE 1 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 INTRODUCTION Policy objectives The starting point – apartheid’s legacy to the democratic state Measuring change and impact Changing nature of the state iv 1 1 3 4 5 6 6 6 9 13 14 17 17 17 20 27 29 29 30 30 30 32 32 36 40 42 43 43 44
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  • Youth Against Curroption and War in Africa Roles and Policy Options
    YOUTH AND THE WAR AGAINST CORRUPTION IN AFRICA: ROLES AND POLICY OPTIONS   Olaitan ganiyu rotimi   Department of economics lagos state university ojo nigeria     Skiratch001@yahoo.com,skiratch002@yahoo.com      A PAPER PRESENTED AT THE NATIONAL YOUTH SUMMIT ON CORRUPTION AND CORR
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  • Unesco and Its Agencies' Impact on Cultural Policy Frameworks in Africa
    UNESCO AND ITS AGENCIES’ IMPACT ON CULTURAL POLICY FRAMEWORKS IN AFRICA: A STUDY OF THE MAPUNGUBWE WORLD HERITAGE SITE IN SOUTH AFRICA Ijeoma Uche-Okeke [pic] A RESEARCH REPORT SUBMITTED TO THE FACULTY OF HUMANITIES, UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND, JOHANNESBURG, IN FULFILMENT OF THE REQU
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  • The Decolonisation of Africa 1959-1964
    To what extent was Britain able to retain control over decolonisation in Africa between 1959 and 1964? By 1959 decolonisation in British Africa was well under way, for example, the Gold Coast in West Africa had become independent in 1957, Nigeria and Sierra Leone were well on their way to indepen
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  • A Role Model Leadership, Nelson Mandela
    NELSON MANDELA I choose Nelson Mandela as my role model leader. I analyzed Mandela’s leadership style and found his eight leadership best practices which I think every leader must learn and put into practice to become a real leader. Many of them come directly from his personal experiences a
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  • Party Politics and Elections in West Africa
    Introduction Strong and sustainable democracy is dependent on the existence of well-functioning political parties. Political parties are crucial actors in bringing together diverse interests, recruiting and presenting candidates, and developing competing policy proposals that provide people with a
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