Why the "Africa Rising" Narrative Is Misleading

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Elections are set for this weekend in Nigeria, one of the African countries experiencing astonishing economic growth. But a but a new book gives the lie to the cliché that "Africa's rising." Tom Burgis is author of The Looting Machine: Warlords, Oligarchs, Corporations, Smugglers and the Theft of Africa's Wealth.




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