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On Jean-Francois Bayart's "Africa in the World: a History of Extraversion"

Jean-Francois Bayart’s “Africa in the World: a History of Extraversion” sheds lights on Sub-Saharan Africa’s dependency on the external world. In fact, Bayart denies the theories of Africa being marginalized in the world economy citing “the dynamics generated by the manner Africa inserted itself into this world economy” (237). 618 more words


How Europe Underdeveloped Africa

Late Author Walter Rodney

Before a bomb ended his life in the summer of 1980, Walter Rodney had created a powerful legacy. This pivotal work, How Europe Underdeveloped Africa, had already brought a new perspective to the question of underdevelopment in Africa. 49 more words


Are the white people to blame?

Why is Africa underdeveloped? Is it the fault of the white people or the fault of Africans themselves?

I’m an International relations student and in all my three years so far in the university, the topic of… 677 more words