July 23, 2009

Last week Ed, along with several other panel members, discussed President Obama’s recent trip to Ghana and the relations between America and Africa. Ed weighed in on Nigeria and how the corruption, largely due to oil, is causing a issues with Nigeria’s ties to other nations.

“Oil all over the world is very pernicious and creates bad results for the people there, nowhere worse than in the Niger Delta. It is hard to see how things will improve without some kind of massive change, not just democratic institutions, but at the level of a ministry or company functioning without being riddled with corruption.”

Read the full interview here

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