Africa Blog Roundup: Colonialism, Ghana's Elections, Ethnicity in Northern Mali, and More

From Sahel Blog Sun Dec 9 2012, 09:13:20

Via Chris Blattman, a new paper that argues, "In the light of plausible counter-factuals, colonialism probably had a uniformly negative effect on development in Africa." Via Michael Nelson, George Ayittey on elections in Ghana. Gregory Mann: "Foreign Correspondents and False ... Continue reading →

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