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Africa: From Ujamaa to Developmental State

By Daniel Teferra (PhD)* From Julius Nyerere’s Ujamaa to Meles Zenawi’s developmental state, the model of economic development in Africa has not changed much.  It is still an anti-market, socialist paradigm.  Its main argument is that the task of economic development should be handled by the state rather than the free market. The intellectual origin...