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Target Africa: Ideological Neocolonialism in the Twenty-First Century

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Since the end of colonization, Africa has struggled with socio-economic and political problems. These challenges have attracted wealthy donors from Western nations and organizations that have assumed the roles of helper and deliverer. While some donors have good intentions, others seek to impose their ideology of sexual liberation. These are the ideological neocolonial masters of the twenty-first century who aggressively push their agenda of radical feminism, population control, sexualization of children, and homosexuality.

The author, a native of Nigeria, shows how these donors are masterful at exploiting some of the heaviest burdens and afflictions of Africa such as maternal mortality, unplanned pregnancies, HIV/AIDS, child marriage, and persistent poverty. This exploitation has put many African nations in the vulnerable position of receiving funding tied firmly to ideological solutions that are opposed to the moral and cultural values of their people. Thus many African nations are put back into the protectorate positions of dependency as new cultural standards conceived in the West are made into core policies in African capitals.

This book reveals the Western influence over Africa that is rarely talked about. Drawing from a broad array of well-sourced materials and documents, it tells the story of foreign aid with strings attached, the story of Africa targeted and recolonized by wealthy, powerful donors.

ISBN-13: 9781621642152

Media Type: Paperback

Publisher: Ignatius Press

Publication Date: 01-31-2018

Pages: 224

Product Dimensions: 7.90h x 5.20w x 1.00d

Obianuju Ekeocha is a Nigerian woman living and working in the United Kingdom as a specialist biomedical scientist. She is the founder of Culture of Life Africa, an organization dedicated to defending the sanctity and the dignity of human life through research, information, and education. She has spoken on life and women's issues in seventeen countries and at the United Nations.