Black People : 21st Century View of Africa

Discussion in 'Black People Open Forum' started by oldsoul, Apr 19, 2009.

  1. OldSoul

    OldSoul Permanent Black Man PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Great topic, oldsoul.

    The most common concern ppl have about "contributing" money to Africa is that their cash will be mis-spent by the locals. hrmph! If only they knew ;)

    "charity" comes at a price - and it is severe.. not the $ individuals give.. contributions ppl give are really just a cover up - a socially accepted excuse for the RAPE of a nation. Those major organizations which offer "charity" to countries do so with so many strings attached it's a hangman noose on the progress of the country.

    Basic case in point: Malawi. Ravaged by drought and starvation for a decade. WHO (World Health Organization) promised, and gave them food. Sounds ever so chartiable and kind. Hooray! :party: yet... the String: subsides for farmers must cease to exist unless approved by them. did WHO provide the tools to rebuild the land? No. Just kept dropping canned goods ;) It was forbidden to gain aid/education elsewhere.

    The latest leader defies WHO and the World Bank and simply bought fertilizer from the neighbouring nations.

    Malawi now exports grain. The nation starved for years the price of sht. literally. smh.

    CEO's of these charities earn multiple times more that the President of the USA - with more perks.. so while some of the "charity" funds leak through to the places in need - ppl should know that everything has a price. For Africa it is not money, but soul/culture they pay with, and the euro is pleased.

    grrrrr

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    well

    is "AID" like "WAR" you know

    when there's a "war" declared things get worse

    so is "AID" like a cover as well

    i don't know why i'm asking stupid questions that i already know the answer too

    lol

    and that "AID" can also include a "S" on the end?
     
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    Like the old saying teaches, "All money aint good money!"
     
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    Kill Them with Kindness

    That's not an idle saying.

    Why is Africa under developed in the first place? We had thriving civilizations when whites were still fighting with sharp sticks. They did and are still doing everything in their power to tear us down so now all the sudden they gonna give us something to build us back up?

    In the christian religion that is what their god does: he cuts people down so they can depend on him and be grateful when he builds them back up. I have been taught this all my life and been told that this is why we should love "the good lord." Show me a man's god and I will show you the man.

    For more about Dambisa Moyo check out her entry on Ourstory
    http://conraise.com/ourstory
     
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