Africa: Two Recent Books Provide Rich Insight Into Africa’s Past, Present and Future

[Daily Maverick] Toby Green reclaims West Africa's place in this history: The peoples of the region overthrew aristocracies that had emerged to prey on them. This is another warning perhaps to the 21st century autocratic states, often underpinned by oil or other commodity revenue flows, that Jakkie Cilliers examines.Read the Original Article