A desperate and largely unknown humanitarian crisis is deteriorating in the Lake Chad Basin region of West Africa, forcing millions of people to flee their homes and leaving millions more in need of humanitarian assistance. Oxfam is providing life-saving support but help is urgently needed to prevent the crisis turning into a catastrophe.
This report examines the sharp rise in inequality in Malawi between 2004/5 and 2010/11. The authors warn that unless the government takes action, many more Malawians will live in poverty by 2020.
Responding to David Cameron’s call for a global crackdown on corruption by G7 leaders meeting in Germany for their annual summit this weekend, Jorn Kalinksi, Oxfam G7 spokesperson sai
Yemen is a country in continuous crisis. More than half its population live below the poverty line and are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance.
NGOs welcome the decision to set up public registers of the real owners of companies and trusts across Europe
Today, the European Parliament endorsed the creation of public registers of w
Mali is in danger of frittering away the opportunity to tackle corruption and stamp out the abuse of power by officials as democracy returns to the country, two years on from the 2012 coup.
Unaccountable government is a substantial obstacle to development.
Oxfam welcomes today’s European Parliament vote in favor of legislation which will oblige EU-listed and non-listed big oil, gas, mining and logging companies to declare payments they make i
Africa’s remarkable growth, driven in large part by a minerals and energy boom, is threatened by illicit capital outflows and widening income gaps.