'This book should radically alter thinking and policy.'
John Weeks, Professor Emeritus, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
'Eminently readable, a fascinating study on how absolute power corrupts absolutely beyond the tethers of human conscience.'
Dev Kar, Lead Economist, Global Financial Integrity
'This is probably the most important book on Africa in recent years; it is vital reading for everyone with an interest in African affairs.'
John Christensen, Director, Tax Justice Network
'With this remarkable book Ndikumana and Boyce continue their path-breaking analysis of one of the most important, but under-researched, reasons for Africa's continuing poverty.'
Jonathan Glennie, ODI research fellow and author of The Trouble with Aid
'African governments borrow money from abroad, the incoming cash fuels capital flight, and capital flight leaves death and deprivation in its wake for millions of people across the continent. Bravo for an important, timely, and influential work!'
Raymond Baker, Director, Global Financial Integrity
‘This book is a "must reading material" for anybody who wants to understand how African got into the debt crisis, how to avoid its repetition, and probably reverse the debt overhang.’
Kwabena Gyimah-Brempong, Professor and Chair, Department of Economics, University of South Florida