"The African Union estimates that the continent loses as much as $148 billion a year to corruption." Jul 13, 2005 |
Food aid has fallen into the hands of government soldiers and charity money has been used to buy weapons for child soldiers.
and BBC still rulez the world.
You know, it's strange. I've been volunteering in Africa, live in Africa, was BORN in Africa, and the thousands of stories of children who have found a home, of families who were treated, are over passed with the pictures (everyone has seen them) of the little black bloated baby and his circle of flies.
There is happiness and don't get me wrong, there is turmoil, but I have seen both sides. Many people around the world have seen only one.