Commission for Africa

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The Commission for Africa "was launched by the British Prime Minister Tony Blair in February 2004. The aim of the Commission was to take a fresh look at Africa’s past and present and the international community’s role in its development path. The work set out to be comprehensive and challenging, addressing difficult questions where necessary. Five formal objectives were established to guide the Commission’s work. It was tasked with finalising its report by early 2005 and producing clear recommendations for the G8, EU and other wealthy countries as well as African countries." [1]


Accessed November 2007: [2]



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  1. Story of the Commission for Africa, Commission for Africa, accessed November 26, 2007.
  2. William S. Kalema, Commission for Africa, accessed November 26, 2007.