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Rhetoric versus reality

Nana Akufo-Addo, Ghana’s President, rode to election victory on a wave of slogans that promised rapid industrialisation and a massive growth in jobs. But two …

The ugly face of aid

The ongoing scandal surrounding the unethical behaviour by some staff of major Western NGOs is only the tip of the iceberg. It reveals a more …

The NGO gravy-train

The recent scandals involving misconduct by staff of the Red Cross have put the critical spotlight on the activities of NGOs in the developing world. …

Taking on America’s “Voluntourism”

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton once described Boniface Mwangi as an important voice with important things to tell the world. Today, Boniface Mwangi …