As we approach the millennium it is appropriate to explore Africa's predicaments, challenges and possibilities in this era of globalization still largely dominated by European world paradigms and interests. It is also essential to expand our vision beyond the techno-economic criteria of globalization to consider the political, social and cultural implications for African advancement and development.
The theme of democratization may thus be addressed across several disciplines and sub-themes such as the prospects for peace and conflict resolution; economic development; class and ethnicity; the role of NGOs; human services and human rights; gender relations; edudcation, including distance learning; technology transfers; and implications for Pan-Africanism....
Dr. Mulugeta Agonafer
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