A continent of beggars.

Author:Minde, Nicodemus
Position:READERS' VIEWS - Letter to the editor
 
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Akua Djanie's column ("A continent of beggars", NA April) is quite true. Her reflections are vivid and it happens all over the continent. We have become dependent on aid, not only in the euphemistic sense, but literally, we have become beggars as she puts it. It is a shame that we have cultivated such a demeaning culture.

In my country, Tanzania, the phenomenon is rife and cuts...

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