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Mandela: How he saw Africa transformed

Since Mandela’s birth in 1918, the continent has moved from the grip of colonialism to independence and from dictatorship to democracy

By Chris McGreal  /  The Observer

Growing Chinese influence alarms Washington. Hillary Rodham Clinton, then-US secretary of state, warned last year that Beijing is out to plunder the continent and African governments would do well to huddle under the protective wing of the US’ supposed commitment to freedom.

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