We begin the chapter by one of the great powers in Africa, women. They are the ones who educate children, which remain when they leave, the guardians of the heavy burden of tradition. If they rebelled, Africa would collapse.
But do not forget the chiefs, village chiefs of the tribe, the family... ancestral characters around which the social life of the community gravitates.
Above them, the woman and chiefs, modernity has installed a new power: the power of the state.