Andrew Mwenda:
Andrew Mwenda werpt een frisse blik op Afrika

TEDGlobal 2007 · 17:07 · Filmed Jun 2007
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In deze uitdagende lezing vraagt journalist Andrew Mwenda ons om het 'Afrikaanse vraagstuk' te herzien — hij vraagt ons om verder te kijken dan de verhalen over armoede, burgeroorlog en hulpeloosheid die de media ons laten zien, en om de mogelijkheden te ontwaren voor het creëren van rijkdom en geluk over het hele continent.

Journalist Andrew Mwenda has spent his career fighting for free speech and economic empowerment throughout Africa. He argues that aid makes objects of the poor — they become passive recipients of charity rather than active participants in their own economic betterment. Full bio
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