Reparations to Africa

Of all the challenges facing civilisation in the aftermath of colonialism, African
development is one of the greatest. This populous continent, with its great
cultural richness and variety remains grossly underdeveloped, besot by corrupt
and authoritarian regimes, and ravaged by disease. Its people have show admirable
courage and resilience in the face of numerous challenges, both external and
internal. Most of these challenges relate to three major categories, in historical
order: slavery, colonialism, and corrupt and authoritarian post-colonial states. We
are long overdue in the search for an effective and just remedial strategy that will
allow Africa to move from a tragic past and present to a better future.

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