Oxfam recognizes the African Union (AU) as a positive force for realizing social, economic, political and cultural rights of Africans. The purpose of our AU liaison office is to further that work.
To set the tone for a successful climate agreement at the UN talks in December, the G7 must lead the world in setting out clear plans for a just transition away from coal.
Winnie Byanyima calls on citizens across the world to tell our leaders to #MakeTaxFair in the run-up to a crucial UN Summit, which is a once in a decade opportunity to set the unfair tax system straight.
G7 based companies and investors cheated Africa out of an estimated US$6 billion in 2010 through just one form of tax dodging, according to a new Oxfam report ‘Money talks: Africa at the G7’, released today.
Africa was cheated out of US$11 billion in 2010 through just one of the tricks used by multinational companies to reduce tax bills, according to new Oxfam report, ‘Africa: Rising for the few,’ released today.
The Health in Africa initiative of the International Finance Corporation, which promotes private sector healthcare delivery, is extremely unlikely to deliver better health outcomes for poor people.
After decades of underinvestment, governments in Africa are turning to partnerships with donor aid agencies and large companies or investors to develop the agriculture sector. But this so-called ‘mega’ public-private partnerships are unproven, risky and represent a dubious use of public funds to fight poverty and food insecurity.
Sipho Mthathi has been appointed the founding Executive Director of Oxfam South Africa. Oxfam South Africa will become the first-ever Oxfam affiliate in Africa.
In response to the Letter from African Leaders
In September 2011, Oxfam profiled a land deal in Uganda in which villagers were being evicted to make way for timber plantations.