Tagged: Central and East Africa

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26 international NGOs express their deep concern over violence in the Central African Republic (CAR), condemn recent attacks against humanitarians and reaffirm their commitment to helping civilians in need.

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African artists are calling on the African Heads of State to keep their promises and invest at least 10% of their national budget in agriculture.

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African artists, including Oxfam Global Ambassador Baaba Maal, are calling on the African Heads of State to keep their promises made in 2003 Maputo to spend at least 10% of their national budget on agriculture.

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African governments must keep their promises to invest in healthcare, a coalition of organizations from across the continent said today, at the launch of the "Alternative Presidents Debate" at the African Union Summit in Kampala.

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Life-saving Anti-Retro Virals at the Voluntary Testing and Counselling Centre in Kuito, Angola. Credit: Andy Hall/Oxfam GB

International agency Oxfam has welcomed the announcement by international drug purchasing agency UNITAID to create a patent pool for HIV drugs. Millions of poor people will now have access to cheaper, more appropriate medicines.

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Wajir, Northern Kenya. Credit: Kevin Ouma/Oxfam

More than 23 million people are being pushed towards severe hunger and destitution across East Africa, international aid agency Oxfam warned today, as it launched an emergency appeal to raise $15 million.

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Farah Mahdi Ibrahim separating a goat kid from its mother after finishing the morning milking at her grandfather Egeh Hassan’s homestead in Wado Makahiil, Somaliland. Credit: David Levene/Oxfam

Pastoralists in the East Africa region are well placed to adapt to climate, with investment in appropriate policies, Oxfam said today.

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COMUCAP's coordinator and founding member Marlen, 45, sitting in a pile of 'green' coffee that wil be exported to Germany. Credit: Gilvan Barreto/Oxfam

If the new trade agreements are skewed in favor of Europe’s rich countries, then they are more likely to increase rather than reduce poverty.

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