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Freedom for Africa -1960: Encounters with a continent in transition

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By 1960, the wind of change was blowing strong through-out Africa.

Proclaiming a message of unity, a team of Nigerians, Kenyans, South Africans, Europeans and Americans toured the continent.  Their aim was to help newly independent nations find a lasting basis for freedom. In this first-hand account, Charles Piguet, a member of the international group, evaluates their achievements and reflects on the lessons to be learned from their initiative.