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