‘ Ayittey’s bitter reading is an appropriate first therapy to the malaise American policies have helped to breed. ‘ Wall Street Journal ‘Ayittey is unpredictable – and . Wall Street Journal ‘Ayittey is unpredictable – and provocative. I was prepared to hate Africa Betrayed, but found myself engrossed.’ Village. Africa Betrayed has 13 ratings and 1 review. John said: I had the pleasure of being slightly acquainted with Dr. Ayittey; as this book proves, he writes.

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Ann marked it as to-read Aug 25, Refresh and try again. Sanjiv marked it as to-read Jun 19, 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: Raven Moore marked it as betrayde Dec 21, Cara Thuringer rated it liked it Dec 28, Sadly, two decades after it was written, the story is georrge changed.


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Jun 19, John Gurney rated it really liked it. Instead, they have experienced have brought nothing but economic misery, famine, senseless civil wars, wanton destruction, flagrant violations of human rights and brutal repression. Prof Ayittey also sees a ray of hope if there is a concerted effort to bring change on the continent. Tema Smith marked it as to-read Oct 08, 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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Kerri marked it as to-read Jun 04, 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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He goes on to ayittet those leaders try to insist on having an ‘African democracy’, not as democracy is known world over. El rated it liked it Feb 08, He catalogues plunders in places such as Zimbabwe and Zaire, the “epitome of African kleptocracy”. MRDA is currently reading it Nov 17, Lists with This Book.

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