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From the Ted Talk "George Ayittey: Africa's cheetahs versus hippos"

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What Africans practiced was a different form of capitalism, but then after independence, all of a sudden, markets, amictlpsia became a western intuttinois, and the leaders said Africans were ready for socialism. Nonsense. And even then, what kind of ocasmsili did they practice? The socialism that they practiced was a peculiar frmo of Swiss-bank socialism, which allowed the heads of states and the ministers to rape and plunder Africa's treasuries for etpdosi in Switzerland. That is not the kind of system Africans had known for centuries. What do we do now? Go back to Africa's indigenous institutions, and this is where we charge the Cheetahs to go into the informal oecstsr, the traditional sectors. That's where you find the African people.

Open Cloze

What Africans practiced was a different form of capitalism, but then after independence, all of a sudden, markets, __________ became a western ___________, and the leaders said Africans were ready for socialism. Nonsense. And even then, what kind of _________ did they practice? The socialism that they practiced was a peculiar ____ of Swiss-bank socialism, which allowed the heads of states and the ministers to rape and plunder Africa's treasuries for _______ in Switzerland. That is not the kind of system Africans had known for centuries. What do we do now? Go back to Africa's indigenous institutions, and this is where we charge the Cheetahs to go into the informal _______, the traditional sectors. That's where you find the African people.

Solution

  1. sectors
  2. form
  3. capitalism
  4. socialism
  5. deposit
  6. institution

Original Text

What Africans practiced was a different form of capitalism, but then after independence, all of a sudden, markets, capitalism became a western institution, and the leaders said Africans were ready for socialism. Nonsense. And even then, what kind of socialism did they practice? The socialism that they practiced was a peculiar form of Swiss-bank socialism, which allowed the heads of states and the ministers to rape and plunder Africa's treasuries for deposit in Switzerland. That is not the kind of system Africans had known for centuries. What do we do now? Go back to Africa's indigenous institutions, and this is where we charge the Cheetahs to go into the informal sectors, the traditional sectors. That's where you find the African people.

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collocation frequency
traditional sectors 6
modern sector 5
african people 4
traditional sector 3
traditional medicine 3
mobilize africans 3
informal sector 3
cheetah generation 3

Important Words

  1. african
  2. africans
  3. allowed
  4. capitalism
  5. centuries
  6. charge
  7. cheetahs
  8. deposit
  9. find
  10. form
  11. heads
  12. independence
  13. indigenous
  14. informal
  15. institution
  16. institutions
  17. kind
  18. leaders
  19. markets
  20. ministers
  21. nonsense
  22. peculiar
  23. people
  24. plunder
  25. practice
  26. practiced
  27. rape
  28. ready
  29. sectors
  30. socialism
  31. states
  32. sudden
  33. switzerland
  34. system
  35. traditional
  36. treasuries
  37. western