n English in Africa - Beggars' description : 'Xala,' the prophetic voice and the post-independent African state
|Article Title||Beggars' description : 'Xala,' the prophetic voice and the post-independent African state|
|© Publisher:||Institute for the Study of English in Africa (ISEA)|
|Journal||English in Africa|
|Publication Date||Oct 2005|
|Pages||169 - 184|
The decolonization of Africa from the yoke of territorial and political oppression has been one of the major shapers of the history of the twentieth century. Nationalism, with its passionate cry for statehood, offered Africans a chance to be makers of their own history, to recapture their agency in socioeconomic, political, cultural and spiritual fields.
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