G8 miss mark as 'new' announcements disguise overall failure
G8 leaders are leaving Germany today having failed to do enough to shore up their wavering credibility or guarantee that they will keep their promises to Africa, said international agency Oxfam. Despite headline announcements of funds for HIV/AIDS and other diseases, the G8 has not got anywhere near back on track to meet overall promises on aid to Africa, and has missed the mark on areas like health and education.
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