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October 21, 1995 | JOHN BALZAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Seldom have Africans been asked, and asked themselves, to make so much progress so quickly. Two revolutions, one political and one economic, are under way in East Africa--the result of external pressures from donor nations in the West and internal demands from young Africans for better lives than history has so far given them. If it succeeds, this part of the continent could prove a whole school of African doomsayers wrong.
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October 21, 1995 | JOHN BALZAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Seldom have Africans been asked, and asked themselves, to make so much progress so quickly. Two revolutions, one political and one economic, are under way in East Africa--the result of external pressures from donor nations in the West and internal demands from young Africans for better lives than history has so far given them. If it succeeds, this part of the continent could prove a whole school of African doomsayers wrong.
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July 25, 1985 | TYLER MARSHALL, Times Staff Writer
In one of the clearest indicators yet of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's slipping political dominance, 98 Conservatives staged a major revolt in Parliament on Wednesday by abstaining or voting against her plan to give top-level government and military officials large pay increases.
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August 25, 2000 | ROBIN WRIGHT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Forty years after the first wave of independence sparked great hopes for the continent, Africa faces a bleaker future than at any time in the past century, according to a recent U.S. intelligence assessment, Clinton administration officials and experts on the region. Just two years ago, during a six-nation tour of the continent, President Clinton hailed what he called an "African renaissance."
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