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Rich countries and their leverage on Africa
http://www.afbis.com/articles/12/1/Rich-countries-and-their-leverage-on-Africa/Page1.html
By Ravinder Rena
Published on 05/20/2008
 
Global demand for natural resources will bring benefits to Africa - increased FDI and improved balance of trade figures - but one of the main concerns is that the scramble for Africa is fuelling corruption, environmental degradation, and internal dissent, writes Ravinder Rena.