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Tom Young – Edinburgh International Book Festival

16th July, 2018

It’s a tragedy that when many African nations gained independence, progress was stunted by despotic tyrants who cared little for the country they led. BAFTA award-winning journalist Paul Kenyon has spent time reporting on dictators everywhere from Eritrea to the Ivory Coast while lecturer and author Tom Young wonders whether western attitudes towards Africa may have done more damage than good.

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