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Shadows of War, page 196:
I asked him: “If, at the end of the colonial or apartheid era your government asked you to recommend an economic development plan, what would you recommend?”
He responded: “My first inclination is to say that the countries must ask their people to continue working in the same way for several years while economic policy is carefully revised to meet new standards.”
“But, how could you ask your community, your friends, your own family to work on under chibalo (forced labor), to continue to suffer a lack of medical care and education while the elite few enjoy these privileges?”
“Ah, herein lies the problem.”

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