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The broken legacy of African post-colonialism

Colonialism ended not because the natives overcame the colonialists but because the postcolonialists overcame the colonialists.

Fri, 28 Jul 2017

The 93-year-old Zimbabwean president, Robert Mugabe, is pleading with his country’s four million skilled workers living overseas to return home to help revive the country's floundering economy. I can almost hear Niall Ferguson laughing.

Of course, Rhodesia wasn’t some kind of lost utopia. It was

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