This is an extract from the article that realy caught my attention
In West Africa they describe people who waste money as being “as stupid as a white man.”
In extreme cases, such as the notoriously corrupt Cameroon and Malawi, DFID has partly suspended funding. But why were they given budget support in the first place? Don’t the people at DFID follow the latest corruption scandals in Africa Confidential?
My country is actually amongst the worst and I know this is no news. For more information read the full article here
An estimated $2.3 trillion of aid has gone to Africa since 1945 with disappointing results. The World Bank reluctantly concludes time and again in its reports that higher aid often leads to worse bureaucracy and more corruption.