Afro-pessimism love

Definitions

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  • proper noun The notion that the future of Africa is bleak because of the multitude of problems faced by the continent.

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Examples

  • But there is a real chance Afro-pessimism is finally giving way to Afro-optimism.

    Catching Africa's Investment Bug Is Proving Contagious

  • I raise the issue of the stadium's incomparable beauty because South African politicians in support of the World Cup accuse detractors of what they call "Afro-pessimism."

    Dave Zirin: A Stadium Grows in Durban

  • It was the worst possible timing for World Cup organisers, who have faced years of "Afro-pessimism" about their ability to stage the world's biggest sporting event.

    15 injured in stampede at Johannesburg stadium

  • Afro-pessimism spiked, with a prophet of doom in the unlikely shape of then Hull City manager Phil Brown questioning whether South Africa was up to the job.

    World Cup 2010: Sceptics drowned out by another rainbow nation miracle

  • I raise the issue of the stadium's incomparable beauty because South African politicians in support of the World Cup accuse detractors of what they call "Afro-pessimism."

    A Stadium Grows in Durban

  • Much of what we know about Africa is largely informed by popular media steeped in Afro-pessimism.

    ANC Today

  • Tangiers: A new proposal from South-South Cooperation yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Tangiers: A new proposal from South-South Cooperation'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: Moroccan diplomacy defends a strategy of active solidarity in Africa to \'\'reject the logic of \'Afro-pessimism\' suggesting that they should project imaginative action to encourages consolidation of a New Africa, \'\ 'as stated by King Mohammed VI in his message to the forum.'

    Tangiers: A new proposal from South-South Cooperation

  • Moroccan diplomacy defends a strategy of active solidarity in Africa to '' reject the logic of 'Afro-pessimism' suggesting that they should project imaginative action to encourages consolidation of a New Africa, '' as stated by King Mohammed VI in his message to the forum.

    Tangiers: A new proposal from South-South Cooperation

  • Much of what we know about Africa is largely informed by popular media steeped in Afro-pessimism.

    ANC Today

  • There might also be a touch of emerging market and Afro-pessimism involved, while traders would also have feared a repeat of the 2001/02 rand blowout he said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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