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Jonathan Lawley

Jonathan Lawley runs the Southern African Business Forum where he combines his unique experience of the British Colonial Service, decolonization and business in modern Africa. He was born in India in the North-West Frontier Province where his father was in the Indian Engineering Service. After school and university in what was then called Southern Rhodesia, South Africa and Cambridge he joined the British Colonial Service in Northern Rhodesia and served in pre-independence Zambia. He has lived and worked throughout Africa, including in the Congo, Zimbabwe and Namibia.


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Beyond the Malachite Hills
A Life of Colonial Service and Business in the New Africa

I.B. Tauris
What hope is there for Africa? Since the heady and hopeful days of decolonisation the story seems to be one of unrelenting disaster -- revolution; brutal...
Jonathan Lawley

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