Melvin Ayogu was a fellow in the Africa Growth Initiative. His work focused on growth, governance, export structure, economic development, and value recovery of stolen assets.
People in Africa are very hopeful, [but when they see the government] they often see the politics of impoverishing people to stay in power.
More from Melvin Ayogu
Africa’s Odious Debts: How Foreign Loans and Capital Flight Bled a Continent