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By Celeste Hicks

the improvement of Africa’s oil has tremendously speeded up lately, with a few international locations the possibility of virtually unbelievable flows of cash into their nationwide budgets. however the tale of African oil has often been linked to clash, corruption and catastrophe, with older manufacturers equivalent to Nigeria having little to teach for the numerous billions of bucks they’ve earned. during this eye-opening e-book, former BBC correspondent Celeste Hicks questions the inevitability of the so-called source curse, revealing what the invention of oil capability for traditional Africans, and the way China’s involvement might suggest a profound switch in Africa’s courting with the West.

A much-needed account of a topic that might most likely remodel the fortunes of a few African international locations – for larger or for worse.

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