Links I liked

1. Is microcredit the enemy?

2. African export successes

3. What WiliLeaks says about Africa’s failing states

4. “Stuff expat aid workers like”: the blog and the hashtag. Some personal favorites:

hharlequin: Decorating home with tourist grockle in the belief that it is either ethnic art or otherwise genuine
TalesFromthHood: going on about respecting local culture, and then REFUSING to dress and/or act appropriately
texasinafrica: Looking at newly-arrived researchers with a mixture of pity and amusement in their eyes.
owenbarder: Signing off tax at home; paying none to their host country; and then complaining about multinational companies.