“[Dambisa Moyo] says they [African countries] also need to learn from countries such as China and India and not rely on the begging bowl.
‘China has a per capita income lower than at least 20 countries in Africa yet you will never see aid appeals or images of poverty that are attached to Africa,’ she says.
‘The Chinese and also the Indians doggedly object to being portrayed in this matter. There is a whole lot of dignity that goes with that.'”
What are “wealthy Nigerians” — who account for “95 percent” of sales — even doing at the MAC Cosmetics store in “Paris’s traditional working-class Strasbourg-St. Denis neighborhood”?
And why the hell are we still sending foreign aid to Africa if there are “wealthy Nigerians” who shop for makeup in Paris?