AFRICA/UGANDA - "The evils of Africa derive from wrong choices. It is time to change", says the President of Caritas Africa

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Kampala (Agenzia Fides) - "Africa’s problems are by choice. This is by choosing leaders who are not good", said His Exc. Mgr. Gilbert Justice Yaw Anokye, Archbishop of Kumasi (Ghana) and President of Caritas Africa, during the 18th Plenary Assembly of SECAM (Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar), held in Kampala (see Fides, 30/7/2019).

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"We have voted corrupt leaders into power by tribal lines; by fear or favour. We have chosen leaders who have not helped Africa up to date since independence. We have had good leaders who have been booted out of power by coup d’etat, supported by some people or countries that have their own interests", recalled Mgr. Anokye.

Mgr. Anokye stressed that "Countries like Malaysia and Singapore have gone out of poverty because they chose good leaders". "Africa can also rise. We have been sleeping for a long time....
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