226pp., illus., maps, paperback, London, 2020
Allan Munn on "how, why and when post-colonial Africa's long walks to freedom went so comprehensively wrong and why the world is suffering as a result." from the back cover
Allan Munn was born and raised in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). In 1971 he founded the Munn Group of Companies. In the late 1970s he co-founded the political activist group 'The September Declaration' that called on the UDI Prime Minister Ian Smith to acknowledge a negotiated settlement with Zimbabwe's liberation armies. In the 1990s, he was invited to become provincial chairman of the opposition political party, The Movement for Democratic Change, founded by Morgan Tsvangirai. He co-founded the Environment Africa Foundation and is the author of the book Extinction Is Forever. He left Zimbabwe in 2002.