Monday, June 24, 2013

Africa and the Curse of Foreign Aid

The Poynter Fellowship in Journalism at Yale presents Andrew M. Mwenda, founding managing editor of Ugandas The Independent. The Independent is Ugandas premier current affairs news magazine and one of the major mainstream news organizations in East Africa. In 2009, Foreign Policy magazine named him one of the 100 top global thinkers.

He is also a TED fellow and gave a talk on its website, titled Andrew Mwenda takes a new look at Africa. Mwenda has also authored and co-authored articles for international academic journals, and is the co-author of Elite Politics and Corruption in Uganda.

He is currently a postgraduate fellow in African studies at Yale University.