Kieh Jr., George Klay
March 2009
Journal of Third World Studies;Spring2009, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p41
Academic Journal
The article discusses the neo-colonial states of Africa, focusing on their failure to meet the needs of most Africans. African states are said to be among the worst in the world at supplying their citizens with potable water, food supplies, sanitation, education, health care, housing or employment. The majority of Africans are described as living in miserable poverty. This is contrasted with the ruling classes of Africa, who are said to enjoy a luxurious standard of living, financed by their unethical use of state resources as private funds.


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