Should Africa Repay its ‘Odious’ Debts?

Should Africa Repay its ‘Odious’ Debts?

Boyce and Ndikumana, authors of ‘Africa’s Odious Debts’, argue that under international law, debts incurred by dictators should not be enforceable

The Human Cost of Africa’s Odious Debt

Léonce Ndikumana and James K. Boyce: The cost of servicing external odious debt leads to tragic underspending on health care and education

The Legal Basis to Reject Odious Debt

Léonce Ndikumana and James K. Boyce: International law supports Africa rejecting debts that did not benefit the people