Past event

Research Event

Architects of Poverty: Why African Capitalism Needs Changing - Book Launch

Chatham House, London

Africa Programme

Participants

Moeletsi Mbeki, Deputy Chairman, South African Institute for International Affairs

Overview

Moeletsi Mbeki will discuss his new book, 'Architects of Poverty: Why Africa's Capitalism Needs Changing' which looks at the challenges Africa faces, with particular reference to self-interested political elites, and suggest what needs to be done to overcome them, including the gradual movement from aid to trade and industrialization.