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If NATO goes in and solves the...

If NATO goes in and solves the crisis in Darfur, when the next one comes along Africa's leaders will just sit back.

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The election of Senator Barack...

The election of Senator Barack Obama brought jubilation across Africa, where millions celebrated him as 'one of their own.'

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When Uganda got debt relief in...

When Uganda got debt relief in 1999, the first item President Museveni bought was a presidential jacket for himself.

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Dictators cause the world's wo...

Dictators cause the world's worst problems: all the collapsed states, and all the devastated economies. All the vapid cases of corruption, grand theft, and naked plunder of the treasury are caused by dictators, leaving in their wake trails of wanton destruction, horrendous carnage and human debris.

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Personally, I regard myself as...

Personally, I regard myself as an intellectual 'rebel,' kicking against the 'old colonialism-imperialism paradigm' which has landed Africa in a conundrum.

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The richest persons in Africa ...

The richest persons in Africa are heads of state, governors and ministers. So every 'educated' African who wants to be rich - and there is nothing wrong with wanting to be rich - heads straight into government or politics.

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African history is filled with...

African history is filled with experiences of people shooting their way to power and then splintering into factions, like in Somalia and Liberia.

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Africa's salvation doesn't lie...

Africa's salvation doesn't lie in begging and begging for more aid, and as an African, I find it very, very humiliating.

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Getting rid of the dictator is...

Getting rid of the dictator is only a first step in establishing a free society. The dictatorship must also be disassembled.

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Билл Гейтс, 1985 год. Григорий Лепс на службе в Хабаровске. СССР, 1980-е. Присцилла Пресли в объективе Рона Галеллы, Беверли-Хиллз, 1975 г....

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Франсуаза Арди верхом на болиде Формулы 1. 1966 год. Вид Земли из беспилотного космического корабля «Аполлон-4», 9 ноября 1967 года. У Чарльза Триппа нет рук, а у Эли Боуэна нет ног, но выход всегда ...

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Владимир Высоцкий за рулем своего Mercedes 450. Ума Турман, 1986 год. Джек Николсон в тестовом гриме для фильма "Иствикские ведьмы", 1987 год....

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«Титаник» покидает гавань и выходит в Кельтское море. Последняя фотография лайнера над водой. 10.04.1912 г. Сибирячка и зашедшие в гости медвежата, 1900 г. Заброшенный парк президентов, штат Вирджиния...

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Автомобиль скорой помощи. США, 1967 год. 1971 Buick Riviera GS. Лив Тайлер на съёмках фильма "Онегин", 1998 год. Одри Хепберн и ее ручной олененок, 1958 год....