5 ridiculously unnecessary projects that African leaders have spent a fortune to undertake

August 21, 2019 at 05:30 pm | Money Moves

Etsey Atisu

Etsey Atisu | Staff Writer

August 21, 2019 at 05:30 pm | Money Moves

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The relationship between African leaders and corruption isn’t a new subject but it has not been without some truly extreme sides.

It is true that there have been many instances where political leaders in Africa have been caught in embezzlements or fictitious deals that have involved huge monies. In many other cases, many leaders in Africa have had questions asked of them with regards to nepotistic decisions they have taken while in office, all in an attempt to enrich themselves and their families and friends.

In other instances, governments have been involved in projects that have been initially thought to be in the interest of the citizenry, but only turned out to have received a lot of bashing from the very people it was meant for.

Here are just a few of the most popular, yet unnecessary things that African governments have spent millions of dollars on, in an attempt to make their countries and people better.

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