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oa Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa - University autonomy and academic freedom in Africa: ex Africa semper aliquid novi?

 

Abstract

Although most universities established by African governments are based on western models, African states in general have experienced a crisis of democracy. Political leaders have paid lip service to freedom and democracy, but Africa has, in general, been characterised by authoritarian regimes and lack of freedom. Despite the shift by many African states from one-party systems to multi-party democracy, on the whole a culture of democracy and freedom cannot be said to have developed. This article presents a comparative analysis of universities in some African states.

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2002-03-01
2016-12-04
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