TOMB RAIDER STAR
LOBBIES FOR AFRICA
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[ July 12th 2005 ]
Raider star Djimon Hounsou has saddled up
with Irish rock star Bono in lobbying for African
scholars to give back to their homeland and eradicate
corruption rife among politicians and leaders,
reports today. Hounsou, a native of Benin, Africa,
says today's top minds can help him achieve that.
countries in Africa have not really had great
leaders because of corruption, so I'm working
with Bono in trying to find ways to get African
scholars and African artists together to find
solutions to end corruption in some of the places."
need to improve in trading with the West and we
do need to improve on an education level. We do
need to end corruption. We need help, but more
than anything, Africa needs to be able to trade
with the West. That's the only way we can be self-sufficient.
continent which stood for so much and was the
cradle of life has become the cradle of death.
Everybody has gone to Africa and everybody has
drawn or gotten something from Africa. I think
it's about time we gave something back to that