Few people understand why most African leaders stand by the despots on the continent. Although there are a few reasons, one of the biggest ones I the hypocrisy of their Western counterparts. It’s like having a thief preach at you on the value of morality. The result is that ordinary people everywhere suffer in one way or another.
I could list example after example of this, but Chris Rodrigues does a much better job of it than I could. Please read this.