Good point

From Time’s “10 Ideas Changing the World Right Now” special’s sixth section on Africa: Business Destination:

Aid even manages to silence those it is meant to help. “African governments become accountable to Western donors,” says [Andrew Rugasira, a Ugandan entrepreneur who founded Good African Coffee, the first African coffee roaster to supply direct to British supermarkets], “and Africa finds itself represented not by Africans but by Bono and Bob Geldof. I mean, how would America react if Amy Winehouse dropped in to advise them on the credit crisis?”

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