Africa on the premise of Africans

Felwine Sarr: Afrotopia Philippe Rey 

It is a paradox that Africa is measured against Europe rather than being compared to itself and its own values. 

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Senegal's best-selling book in 2016 was the essay Afrotopia by Felwine Sarr. Sarr (b. 1972) holds a doctorate in economics from France, but it is not the economics he is most concerned about. When I met him at a conference on the Sahel countries at the University of Florida last winter, he gave speeches on African philosophy. During the breaks he talked mostly about literature and music, which he himself deals with. Afrotopia, the bestseller that criticizes both Africa's imitation of Europe and Europe's discursive hegemony over Africa, he had chosen. . .

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