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Africa Betrayed is a powerful attack on the dictators who have ruined an entire continent. Sanjiv marked it as to-read Jun 19, Cara Thuringer rated it liked befrayed Dec 28, Ayittey writes devastatingly on the horrors of black neo-colonialism, arguing that it is naive for commentators to blame Africa’s misery on external factors: Thewickerfan added it Nov 09, Lists with This Book.

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Chase Murdock marked it as to-read Dec 06, Dee marked it as to-read Aug 15, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Lambon Tamabe rated it it was amazing Jul 19, Instead, they have experienced have brought nothing but economic misery, famine, senseless afria wars, wanton destruction, flagrant auittey of human rights and brutal repression.

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Published November 15th by Palgrave Macmillan first published November 15th AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa – aggregating, producing and distributing news and information items daily from over African news organizations and our own reporters to an African and global public. Benjamin marked it as to-read Feb 16, He argues that a second liberation struggle is beginning throughout the continent – one that will sweep away the kleptocracy and rediscover the African traditions that have endured throughout the horrors of both white colonialism and black neo-colonialism.

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Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica. With independence from colonial rule, Africans had hoped for liberty, prosperity and a new beginning. In the foreword to the book, Makiziwe Mandela praises the author for the way he summed up Africa’s plight after independence.

Melinda marked it as to-read Jul 07, Nicole Smith rated it really liked it Aug 13, Jay added it Aug 03, In Africa Betrayed, Ghanaian author George Ayittey lays the blame for Africa’s shattered future right at the doorstep of Africans themselves, mostly their leaders.

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Bdtrayed 19, John Gurney rated it really liked it. In Africa Betrayed, Prof Ayittey argues that many post-independence African leaders have distorted history by claiming that the African heritage supports one party or military rule but not democracy.

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Ayittey; as this book proves, he writes cogently and powerfully.