“Notions of aid and charity are in reality aiding politicians and multinational corporations to continue plundering Africa behind a shroud of ‘generosity’.” Under the “smokescreen” of giving aid or charity, western governments and multinational corporations are pillaging states in Africa with losses nearing $60 billion each year,
You’ve seen the headlines: China is taking over Africa, and the United States and Africa’s former colonizers in Europe have lost sway. Mostly, it’s true. Throughout Angola, Ghana and the Congo, some of China’s largest companies are building roads and railways. They’re backed by Chinese banks, and they’ll pay off their loans in kind through mining and oil deals.
Farmworkers regularly complain of atrocities by South Africa’s White farmers, yet most don’t report it to the police for fear of dismissal or victimisation, NGOs say. In one case two months ago, a farmworker was allegedly assaulted and locked in the farmer’s house for a week. The worker’s daughter reported that