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Ghanaian Economist George Ayittey

It is not the legacy of colonialism that keeps Africa poor, but its dictatorships. George Ayittey argues that Africa is poor because it is not free.

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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