To hear Bono tell it, there’s no better way to fill Africa’s distended bellies than to funnel billions of dollars into the pockets of corrupt bureaucrats. Dambisa Moyo, “a Zambian who built her econ chops researching African development at Goldman Sachs and the World Bank,” begs to differ. The Washington Independent‘s Aaron Wiener previewed Moyo’s talk tonight at Politics and Prose for City Lights. Check out the pick and watch a video of Moyo debating Oxford’s Paul Collier on Al Jazeera English.

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