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'Poorly implemented' lavish aid making Africa 'spoilt child of planet': Mandela aide

Pretoria, May 28 (ANI): Mike Kendrick, the founder of the Nelson Mandela backed 'Mineseeker Foundation', has warned that 'poorly implemented' lavish aid to Africa is turning the continent into the 'spoilt child of the planet'. "Africa is a spoilt child of the planet. It is not their fault. It is ours. It is completely pointless and totally detrimental to spend endless billions on projects that are well intentioned but badly thought out and poorly implemented," the Daily Mail quoted Kendrick, as saying. "The current government is apparently determined to repeat the mistakes of the former one," he added. His comments came after British Prime Minister David Cameron declared to increase spending on international aid by 34 percent, while cutting domestic budgets. Kendrick is now reportedly trying to arrange a meeting with Cameron to discuss his experiences about the impact of a...

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