Nigeria, Ebola and the myth of white saviours

This posting brings in reflections closer to the roots of how the Ebola crisis is being addressed other than what WHO/CDC and western media reports and would have you believe. I learned this following quote from a Irish human rights poverty agency: Nothing about us… Without us… Is for us…


Contrary to the dominant Ebola foreign intervention narrative, Africans are not waiting to be rescued by white saviours.

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In a 2012 article published by The Atlantic, Nigerian writer Teju Cole exposed the white saviour industrial complex for what it is: a pathology of white privilege.

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