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The true strengths of sub-Saharan Africa
Botched decolonization in the 20th century has saddled sub-Saharan Africa with the nation-state concept and social designs that are alien to its indigenous societies. The result is the twin scourge of perennial conflict and economic weakness. The outside world should rethink its stand on the decentralization of African states and stop ill-conceived attempts by the UN, the international community and especially NGOs to “fix” the purported problem of large African families.