Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, November 2nd, 2004
Corruption, poor tax systems and dilapidated public services were the main complaints of some 50,000 African families and 2,000 experts polled in the first-ever U.N.-sponsored evaluation of their governments, said Kingsley Amoako, head of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, which conducted the study.
Africans also criticized their governments for weak parliaments, failing to reform their courts, inadequate efforts to fight HIV/AIDS, failing to make technology more accessible as well as...
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