Dark days

In Africa one is grateful, writes Dalrymple,

for a president who, however dictatorial, does not eat his opponents.

Who or what is to blame for the continent’s lamentable state of affairs? Some blame the multinationals, but, says Dalrymple,

if there is one thing worse than being exploited by a multinational, it is not being exploited by a multinational.

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Jean-Bédel Bokassa: large appetite

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