Africa has been the recipient of more than $1 trillion of developmental aid over the past fifty years. And yet, Africa howbeit is the poorest continent.
Dambisa Moyo makes a case that developmental AID is not working in promoting sustainble growth and the development of Africa economically, socially and politically. She makes a compelling argument that aid has actually led to the perpetuation of poverty and subsequently led to economic retardation.
But she proposes that all develomental AID be cut off altogether from the continent as there are inadequate systems to allow the aid model to function in a way that will be beneficial to the average African.
The challenge then becomes, what can be done? How do we get people more educated, how do we provide safer drinking water and basic amenities to many individuals in rural areas, or living...