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FPC Briefing: African political unity must be more selective: A blueprint for change

By William Gumede.

There cannot be any clearer illustration of the impotence of Africa's continental and regional institutions to find local solutions to the continent's problems, than their numbing inaction in the face of the wave of popular rebellions against dictators in North Africa sweeping across the continent.

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