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Africa and the APARC Mission 1. What is APARC’s relevance to contemporary trends and developments in Africa? Africa is undergoing a profound period of change. In the 1950’s and 60’s that change was from colonization to independence. In the 1990’s and into this century the change is equally profound. The change is the trend toward democratic and free market reform. APARC’s role is to: (i) chronicle this phase in Africa’s development

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