An IEA study* edited by leading Africa expert Professor Paul Collier** shows how peace and good governance are the key to economic growth in Africa. Collier accuses the Western political establishment of trivialising Africa. It gives the impression it cares by setting headline-grabbing targets for aid and debt relief whilst ignoring more mundane but more important issues. The far left, generally marginalised in politics, has too much influence on matters to do with Africa to the great detriment of the continent. Collier also says it is a disgrace to British Christians that they have allowed their agenda to be captured by the hard left whose policies are to blame for Africas problems.
In just 50 years, GNP per head in Africa has f