Africa: The Western Gaze – Why Should the West Validate African Realities?

[This is Africa] Africa, since the colonial period has always gazed to the West, with Western countries assuming the saviour role, an attitude, approach and mentality that has refused to be shaken off. Unsurprisingly, traditional postcolonial reports or accounts on the relationship between Africa and the West from the perspective of Westerners confirm that the West has always imagined itself as superior to Africa. When African countries began to claim and win their independence in the late 1950s and 1960s, when the Union J

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