“…provides insight into the tension between dictatorship and democracy in post-colonial Africa…this often entertaining survey of recent African political history should interest both scholars and laypeople.” – Kirkus Reviews

“…an invaluable resource.” – J. Peter Pham, Director, Atlantic Council Africa Center

“A fascinating and clear-eyed book…a great read – I did so in a single sitting because I could not put it down.” – John Campbell, Ralph Bunche Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies, and former U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria

“Ambassador Cohen illustrates the story of Africa’s post-independence era with insightful, candid, and often witty portraits of the continent’s most magnetic leaders.” – Richard Downie, Deputy Director and Fellow, Center for Strategic And International Studies (CSIS) Africa Program

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