n Journal for Contemporary History - The African Renaissance : a brief historical orientation

Volume 29, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0258-2422
  • E-ISSN: 2415-0509



The African Renaissance - and the accompanying New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) and the African Union (AU) - have become political buzzwords in South Africa. The African Renaissance is a vision aimed at uplifting Africa from its present state of widespread poverty, violent conflicts, human rights violations, the HIV/AIDS pandemic and the lack of good governance.

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