The combined wealth of Nigeria’s five richest men - $29.9 billion - could end extreme poverty in that country according to a new report published by Oxfam today.
The study builds on existing literature on levels and trends of inequality in Uganda to gather evidence on how inequality manifests itself and how it affects different people across different social, political and economic strata.
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.