Ghanaian Economist George Ayittey

It is not the legacy of colonialism that keeps Africa poor, but its dictatorships: Ghanaian economist, George Ayittey argues that Africa is poor because it is not free. He tells Justin Rowlatt and an audience at Paris Dauphine University that foreign aid is a curse upon African economies.

Picture: George Ayittey (left) with presenter Justin Rowlatt

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