Letters to the Editor

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15th August, 2009

Aid is imperfect, but needed

Zambian economist Dambisa Moyo argues in her book, Dead Aid, that aid to African countries is doing more harm than good (Agenda, 9/8/09), but it is incongruous to suggest that it has been an abject failure.

More importantly, her argument callously disregards the fact that millions of lives have been saved as a direct result of aid from the international community. Aid may not be the complete answer to all the...

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