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It's unfair to lump in ordinary Africans with their corrupt rulers

Published 07/03/2011 | 05:00

Bono has warned that corruption is a bigger scourge than AIDs and malaria in the developing world
Bono has warned that corruption is a bigger scourge than AIDs and malaria in the developing world

JOHN O'Shea writes in support of Bono's contention that corruption is a bigger problem than AIDS, Malaria and TB put together in the developing world (Letters, March 4).

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Getting accurate data on corruption is, for obvious reasons, very difficult, but it is an enormous problem.

Mr O'Shea's refusal to talk in specific amounts, dates, times, recipients, western beneficiaries, etc, amounts to a form of implied collective guilt; they're all at it.

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