Malawi: Paul Theroux

Afrika-Aphukira criticises an article by Paul Theroux in the New York Times in which he discusses Malawi and Africa in general……….”Mr. Theroux has done remarkably well to point out how Africa can in fact be self-sufficient, and is not given credit for its resilience, but his effort leaves one with the impression that all is well in the West. He talks about bad governance, corruption and rigged election as if they are a peculiar African phenomenon, when in fact these very vices are alive and thriving in the West itself.”

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