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How important is culture in the struggle for freedom? In his keynote address at the annual Ken Saro-Wiwa Seminar of the Maynooth University, author, activist and Richard von Weizsäcker Fellow Firoze Manji draws parallels between the anti-colonial leader Amilcar Cabral and the writer and activist Ken Saro-Wiwa. Their writings inspired Manji to find answers, and to gain a deeper understanding for the continuities between colonialism and neocolonialism.

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