Tag Archives: AID

Dambisa Moyo- Is she Dead Wrong?

She is a beautiful African woman with brains to die for and author of a sensational book  DEAD AID that has rocked the world of International Development. Amongst those who have reviewed her thesis is   Chola Mukanga a fellow Zambian … Continue reading

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Poverty in Africa is not about money stupid

Yes I know, a strange statement to make and over the next few days I will explain myself and hopefully it will make sense. An awful lot of money has been poured into Africa by way of loans and grants … Continue reading

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Ethnic Supplies at BBC Gardener’s World Live 2009

There is always a first time for everything and this year it is our first time at the BBC Gardener’s World Live at the NEC in Birmingham. It has been a long journey getting here and when I started Ethnic … Continue reading

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An English Cow in Africa

No folks, I am not being rude but you may remember my blog on how an english cow changed an African woman’s life. Well you would not believe it if I told you that on 14 May 09 I actually … Continue reading

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Third world debt is rich pickings for vultures

Whilst driving home today I tuned into the evening news on BBC Radio 4  I heard something that left me dumb founded. I actually didn’t think that it was possible to be shocked or surprised by what is wrong with … Continue reading

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Poverty in Africa- the day today reality

This week I have been looking at the notion of money and poverty in Africa. The question I get asked often and one I would like to try and answer in this thread is  How do things work on the … Continue reading

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