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Europe's new plan for investing in Africa will see EU development support being channelled through private companies. Here we look at what the EU must do to ensure those funds actually go to the people aid is meant to help.
Plus, three other critical questions ahead of Friday’s G20 summit.
This report provides a picture of the current state of poverty and economic inequality in Nigeria, identifies the main drivers of this situation and presents some policy solutions.
African leaders must build a new more 'human economy' to tackle inequality and poverty, said Oxfam today ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa.
High levels of inequality across Africa have prevented much of the benefits of recent growth from reaching the continent’s poorest people. To combat inequality in Africa, political and business leaders have to shape a profoundly different type of economy.
It is shameful to see European banks again involved in a major global money laundering scandal.
The African Union (AU) has set out a clear vision through agenda 2063.
In response to the latest Panama Papers leak that exposes how Africa is being deprived billions of dollars in natural resource revenues due to offshore deals, Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of Oxfam International, said governments are just not doing enough to stop illicit flows, tax evasion and tax avoidance.
EU foreign ministers assessing the six months since November’s Valletta Summit on migration from Africa must shift their focus to the urgent needs of people fleeing from violence and human rights abuses, said Oxfam and ICMC.
Oxfam International Executive Director, Winnie Byanyima, will use the WEF Africa meeting in Kigali, Rwanda this week to call for a radical overhaul in the way African countries manage the income from natural resources, an end to tax havens and the use of progressive taxation to fight inequality.