Robert Guest is the Business Editor at The Economist, responsible for overseeing their global business coverage. He is also the author of The Shackled Continent, a book that examines why Africa is impoverished and how it could become less so.

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Robert Guest, through a series of personal travel stories, explains the causes and his proposed solutions to Africa’s poverty. Africa’s poverty, he claims, is primarily the result of authoritarian governments. His solution is to encourage African governments to enforce the rule of law and provide basic necessities such as education, roads, and water.

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