to replace the European or white staff of (an organization in Africa) with Black Africans.
to bring under African, especially Black African, influence or to adapt to African needs.
- Also especially British, Af·ri·can·ise .
- Af·ri·can·i·za·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Africanize
(tr) to make African, esp to give control of (policy, government, etc) to Africans
- Africanization or Africanisation, noun
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