ISBN 9789956551392
Pages 592
Dimensions 229 x 152mm
Published 2020
Publisher Langaa RPCIG, Cameroon
Format Paperback

Unravelling the Mysteries of Africa's Underdevelopment

Changing Africa, One Idea at a Time

by John W. Forje

Unravelling the mysteries of Africa’s underdevelopment presents an Afrocentric ideological understanding of the continent’s fragmentation; a scientific and objective (Mijadala) discourse as well as an approach of how to move progressively and sustainably Africa forward. The breadth and depth of the book shows the unwavering impoverishment and urgent need for the continent to stand up and take the bull by the horn. It offers an inspiring means of grappling with the continent’s problems to build the change we want – An African Wealth of Nation – not the continent of collapsed, failed states under the governance construct of centralised authoritarian regimes It is a thought-provoking discourse that challenges us all to be inherent participants in the reconstruction of a Brave New Africa far beyond the 21st Century.

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About the Author

John W. Forje

John W. Forje holds educational qualifications from the Universities of Lund (Sweden), Hull and Salford (UK) in Political Science, Science and Technology Policy, European Politics and Economic History; and a Diploma, London School of Journalism. He has taught at the Universities of Yaoundé; Yaoundé 11-Soa, and Buea; and served as Sub-Director in the Cameroon Ministry of Scientific Research. John Forje was one of the first recipients of the Prof Archie Mafeje Fellowship Award; and for three conservative terms, Member of the First (2008), Second (2011) and Third (2013) Adjudication Panel of the All African Public Service Innovation Awards of the African Union and Conference of African Ministers of the Public Service. He has authored many books and scientific articles.

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