Legitimacy of Dr. George Ayittey
This could be an interesting experiential and intellectual debate between Dan Kashagama and George Ayittey. You can also visit Dr. Ayittey's http://freeafrica.org
Dan speaks for Africans who wonder why every time you write, you seem to be, let me make up a word "excusionist" for the West. I went to your page, largely devoted to Afro-pessimisms and recriminations, and read how you justified the conduct of Western countries that dump of toxic waste materials in Africa. Your whole idea was that African leaders allowed it and accept payments. Where is conscientious restraint? Your observation of African leaders could be true, but why do you comically avoid calling the follies of the West?
When Africans raise their voices, you call them "radical Africans" who reduce the debate to North/South discriminations of sorts. Should this be a global trade issue? By the way, who are you calling radical Africans, a favorite branding from the West for "disobedient inferiors?
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