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Children attending school in Northern Ghana, December 2015

The Time is Now

Africa is losing billions to corruption, poorly negotiated deals and tax dodging. Leaders must listen to their people. They must crack down on tax dodging and maximize progressive revenues to create a more human economy for Africa.

A woman is holding bananas, in Zambia. Photo: Abbie Trayler-Smith/Oxfam

Africa’s Smallholders Adapting to Climate Change

Wealthy countries have committed to helping countries in Africa to adapt to climate change, but few women producers, who are on the front line of dealing with the impacts, are feeling the benefit.

Voluntary members of an Oxfam water and sanitation committee, South Sudan. Photo: John Ferguson/Oxfam

Oxfam Liaison Office to the African Union

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. 

Successive droughts in Chad‟s Bahr el Gazel region have reduced food and pasture. Climate change is set to make survival even more difficult.Photo: Ella Dickinson/Oxfam

Let Them Eat Coal

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. 

Enrolled Nurse, Miriam Chisizwa, at work in the post-natal ward at a public sector hospital in Lilongwe, Malawi. Photo: Abbie Trayler-Smith/Oxfam 2007

Investing for the Few

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.

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