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Am I Part of The Theft?
by Abdi-Noor Haji Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope)

Thursday, July 07, 2005
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The money sent to help Africans does not always reach the target populations. some of it, if not all, is diverted to foreign accounts. The paradox is that the giver and the taker both know what is happening and never talk about the matter seriously. In meetings they throw mud at each other while each one is accusing the other with a dirty finger. There is something fishy in this donor-recipient business and that made Africa the breeding ground of corruption. I think the whole aid industry needs to be re-shaped to ensure that money reaches the real beneficiaries.

He is a naughty chap
His problem is money
He asked me some loan
From my right pocket
I gave him 100 dollars
He returned half to me
"What for" I asked him
"For safekeeping"
In my left pocket
I hid it for him
He was stealing
Am I part of the theft?
I am a donor in Europe
I give money to Africa
But leaders hide some of it
In my banks they deposit
And I know all about it
Am I part of the theft?

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Reviewed by Safi Abdi 7/12/2005
So very true,
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 7/7/2005
Abdi-noor, dear brother,

A powerful, thoughtprovoking write--very well done!

((((((HUGS)))))) and love, Karla.

You are ever in my prayers--pray for us
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 7/7/2005
a very wise and much needed write, my friend; very well done!

(((HUGS))) and much love (and prayers), your friend in america, karen lynn in texas. :( >tears <
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU 7/7/2005

As long as we allow, whether through impotence or through indifference and apathy; yes, it is crime, for it is omission.
(Passive or Active...) Omission is crime, and therefore,
as long as we consent, the corruption will reign, and
the LORDS of DISGRACE will receive Nobel Prize. (The General Secretary of The United Nations is a scholar on the subject of "Benighted Nations". By the way, he is a
Nobel Prize receipient for bringing Peace to the world!)

"Am I Part of The Theft?" depicted exactly what the real facts
on those faked loans and charity to the "Benighted Countries of African" are. (As the FIVE LORDS OF WAR AND DISGRACE, known as the FIVE PERMANENT MEMBERS OF UNITED NATIONS SECURITY call them.

Only ten percent of charity proceeds go to the final users.
The ninety percent pays for the wine and dining of the promoters
First Class trips and to entertain the members of the industry of corruption.

Keep the bell of social responsibility ringing, Poet!

I admire Your Voice!

Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by M.Bennett Hooper (Mikii) 7/7/2005
Brother Abdi-Noor is it not true that in the world of the blind the one-eyed man is king? Too bad the blind are many times blind by choice. Keep illuminating us with your shining light. Stay strong! Peace and blessings. Namaska, the God in me salutes/honors the God in you. Much love. Mikii
Reviewed by E T Waldron 7/7/2005
Abdi Noor once again you bring the truth into the equation. However the process is so muddy hardly anyone wants to know it. I think we are all guilty. I give to salve my conscience knowing I gave and most of it would not go where needed. The nations that help give knowing that they are not giving where its needed. Your nation takes it knowing that it won't go where it is needed. So it is all corrupt.
It needs an outside group of honest watchmen to see that it goes where it should. But where do we find them? I hope and pray daily for the sake of the real and dire needs of Africa, a solution will be found soon! Love and blessings to you and yours, my friend,
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