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Tribune & Anti-Colonial Africa

In the years after the Second World War, African independence fighters seized world attention, forcing democrats in Europe to reckon with problems of colonialism and freedom on the continent. Tribune’s historical journey towards emphatic support for African decolonisation leaves a record of enormous relevance for the anti-colonial left today.

Tribune, July 12, 1963

On 20 August 1948, Tribune published probably the most shameful editorial in its long, generally proud history. The editorial was entitled ‘Let’s Stay in Africa’. Do we want to stay in Africa? That is the first question to settle. And to that question we reply with an unhesitating ‘Yes’. We want to stay in Africa […]

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