Rake, Alan

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RAKE, Alan

RAKE, Alan. British, b. 1933. Genres: Travel/Exploration, Biography. Career: Drum, correspondent from Nairobi, Kenya, 1957-59, subeditor in Johannesburg, South Africa, 1960, managing editor in Lagos, Nigeria, and Accra, Ghana, 1961-63; Africa Confidential, London, England, editor, 1963; Drum East Africa, London, editor, 1964-68; African Development, editor, 1969-77; African Business, London, editor, 1977-83; New African, London, editor, 1983-. Publications: Tom Mboya, 1963; Who's Who in Africa: African Development, 1973; Who's Who in Africa: Leaders for the 1990s, 1992; One Hundred Great Africans, 1994; African Leaders, 2001. EDITOR: Travellers Guides to Africa, 1986-93; New African Yearbooks, 1987-90, 1993. Address: 26 Campion Rd, London SW15 6NW, England.