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By Tobias Hagmann

There is a stunning element of Africa’s overseas reduction that's nearly fullyyt neglected: when you consider that 2013, nearly half Africa’s most sensible reduction recipients were governed by means of authoritarian one-party states. Many foreign donors equivalent to USAID, DFID, the area financial institution, and the eu fee have watched their relief regulations changing into more and more entangled with the agendas of governmental elites. the placement activates an uncomfortable query: to what quantity are overseas relief courses now truly perpetuating authoritarian rule in Africa?
 
Aid and Authoritarianism in Africa sheds much-needed gentle at the ethical dilemmas and political intricacies raised by way of the toxic courting among overseas reduction and autocratic rule. major specialists at the political occasions in Ethiopia, Uganda, Rwanda, Cameroon, Mozambique, and Angola give a contribution essays that disclose the influence of overseas reduction on army tips, rural improvement, electoral methods, and family politics. delivering a debatable but an important argument at the perpetuation of authoritarianism in Africa, this ebook may be an indispensible source for students and activists drawn to the connection among improvement reduction and politics within the modern landscape.

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