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Author Forje, John W.,
Title In the heat of Africa's underdevelopment : Africa at the crossroads - time to deliver / John W. Forje.
Imprint Mankon, Bamenda, North West Region, Cameroon : Langaa RPCIG, [2019]

Author Forje, John W.,
Subject Cost and standard of living -- Africa.
Economic development -- Africa.
Social planning -- Africa.
Description 1 online resource
Contents Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Acknowledgements; Contents; Preface; Foreword; Introduction -- Dangerous Crossing or What?; Building Tomorrow's Africa Now; Power generation potential for select Sub-Saharan African countries; The Paradox of Africa's Democracy and Good Governance; Awakening Civil Society; The Latecomer Advantage; References; Chapter One -- Africa's curse and blessings: The mineral resource and manufacturing paradigm: An analytical, developmental and comparative perspective approach within the context of FOCAC
Introduction: Annexation and Plundering or Power and Benefit-SharingAfrica and FOCAC: The "Blame and Reality" Theories; China and FOCAC: The Dragon's Rapid Changing Structure; FOCAC: A Conduit for Change!; Courting the Beautiful Maiden -- Setting the Scene; Resources, Investment and Trade: The Pull and Push Factors; Unlocking Africa's Mineral and Manufacturing Debacles; The Afro-Centric, Euro-Centric or Sino-Centric" Approach; The SWOT "Ubuntu and Harambee" Spirit -- Lessons for FOCAC; Preventive Precautionary Measures: Is Indigenisation the Answer?; Writing on the Wall -- Which Script and Way?
Conclusion: The Absence and Search for a Holistic CompassSharpening and Respecting Africa's Ploughshares; References; Chapter Two -- Wrong education reinforces exploitation, inequality and underdevelopment: What Africa must do; Abstract; Introduction; Conceptual Construct -The Overarching Purpose Facing the Perils of Education Underdevelopment; Unlocking the human-resources potential: strategy, innovation and change; Quality versus Quantity; The scourge of unemployment: An avenue for migration; Conclusion: Decolonising and truimphically moving forward; References
Chapter Three -- Debunking Africa's golden age of scientific evolution: Exploiting the latecomer advantage in building the Africa we want: Opportunities, challenges and prospectsAbstract; Introduction: General overview -- looking back to moving forward; Conceptual and analytical premises; Interface between Indigenous Knowledge & Science, Technology and Innovation; Imperative of African Co-operation -- "TSHUMISANO"; By way of conclusion -- The road ahead; Recommendations; References
Chapter Four -- Articulating a new public sector reform: Towards enhancing governance and services delivery in Africa. Challenges and prospectsAbstract; Introduction: The search for a new way; People's Governance as Prelude to Quality Services; Fashioning an Afro-centric approach; Conclusions: Shaping our future and celebrating diversity; Recommendations; References
Chapter Five -- Repositioning Africa's public administration within the context of achieving UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2030 & African Union (AU) Agenda 2063. Challenges and prospects for constructing the Africa we want.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on October 03, 2019).
ISBN 9956551481 (electronic book)
9789956551484 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 1119609382
Additional Format Print version: Forje, W. In the Heat of Africa's Underdevelopment : Africa at the Crossroads -Time to Deliver. Oxford : Langaa RPCIG, 2019 9789956550951

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