May 9, 2014

The Real Africa

David Brooks, New York Times

The Associated Press

Too many of our images of Africa are derived from nature documentaries, fund-raising appeals and mission trips. In reality, Africa faces in acute forms the same problems that afflict pretty much every region these days. Most important: Individual and social creativity is zooming ahead. Governing institutions are failing to perform the basic, elementary tasks.

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TAGGED: Africa, Nigeria, Boko Haram

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