Corruption in Africa: It Takes Two to Tango

(ThinkAfricaPress, London, 1 March 2013) Africa's corruption troubles are well known, but corruption is a global phenomenon and developed countries are implicated through export credit agencies which support projects abroad that not only involve economic corruption, but are linked to human rights abuses and the maintenance of inequality. Furthermore, to add insult to injury, they also often generate sovereign debt in the process which then constrains governments’ capacities domestically.