Sue C

Helpful votes received on reviews: 47% (7 of 15)
Location: Lusaka, Zambia
Birthday: 21 May


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Dead Aid: Why aid is not working and how there is &hellip by Dambisa Moyo
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1.0 out of 5 stars Sad and sickening, 15 May 2013
This book is a re-hash of what anybody living in Africa knew already and most of the rest of the world suspected. No self-respecting author would cite Wikipedia as a source so that immediatley turned me off. The suggestion that China is in Africa to do business compared to the West's supposedly entirely evil agenda is just laughable. China is here to tie up resources at the cheapest price possible and create strategic leverage; and China is as corrupting as the West, if not more so. But what got me most was the suggestion that only the evil West (read "white") is responsible for corrupting the Africa continent. I find that an appallingly patronising and juvenile response - to deny Africans… Read more

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