Webinar Series

September 2019

Topic: Why Africa Failed to Develop in the Post-Colonial Era

Platform: Zoom.us

Date: September 29, 2019

Time: 12:00 pm EST, 5:00 pm West African Time, 6:00 pm South African Time

Guest: George Ayittey, Ph.D

Host: Ibrahim Anoba, Managing Editor, AfricanLiberty.org

About the Guest

Dr. George Ayittey is a Senior Fellow at the Independence Institute; Founder and President of the Free Africa Foundation; and formerly a Distinguished Economist in Residence at American University. He is the author of numerous op-eds for the New York Times, Washington Post, and Wall Street Journal. 

He writes columns for African-owned publications including The African Letter, African Continent News, Africa News Weekly, and African Forum. His books include “Africa in Chaos,” “Indigenous African Institutions,” “The Blueprint for Ghana’s Economic Recovery,” and “Africa Betrayed.”

This event is partly based on the guest’s latest book, ‘Applied Economics For Africa‘ (download here). We recommend you read the book before the event.


Admission to this online event is limited.