ActionAid

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 3rd, 2013
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Projected food security outcomes March 2013 By Keffyalew Gebremedhin In one of its fliers, ActionAid rightly pointed out that in Ethiopia the perennial question is whether there is enough food. The NGO indicated, “Ethiopia has suffered from several famines, and many Ethiopians are chronically hungry....
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 26th, 2012
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Four hundred years after the notorious Pendle trials, in some countries women accused of witchcraft are still being beaten, killed or hounded from their homes. And in Britain, claims of possession have been used to justify abuse. Alizon Device, an 11-year-old girl, from Pendle, Lancashire, was hanged...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 17th, 2012
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STATE DEPARTMENT – As host of this week’s summit of the world’s Group of Eight leading industrial nations (G8), President Barack Obama has put African food security on the agenda. Food security remains a recurring problem across Africa, despite hundreds of millions of dollars in for...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 29th, 2012
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Charles Abugre Increased financial transparency is critical to stem the illicit capital outflows that are crippling Africa. The past month, the spotlight has been on James Ibori, the governor of Nigeria’s Delta state from 1999 to 2007, who pleaded guilty in a London court to 10 counts relating ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 4th, 2011
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by Kristin Palitza (durban, south africa) Sunday, December 04, 2011 Inter Press Service Chanting loudly, thousands of demonstrators marched through the streets to the venue of the 17th United Nations Climate Change Conference to demand that their voices be heard for ‘immediate and drastic’...
By benim
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May 7th, 2011
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Brewing giant SABMiller rejected any claims of tax avoidance in Africa on Friday after South Africa, Ghana, Zambia, Tanzania and Mauritius decided to work together to examine the brewer’s tax affairs. The five nations have come together in a South African-led African Tax Administrative Forum to...
By benim
In Analysis
Apr 6th, 2011
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t will require nearly 250,000 gun-wielding soldiers, but Nigeria will shut down every street in its chaotically gridlocked cities on Saturday. Military checkpoints will prevent any cars from moving in the entire country of 150 million people. It’s just one of the extreme tactics in the relentless bat...
By benim
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Jan 7th, 2011
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Over the years, many Ghanaians have advised our politicians to reduce tax on goods, services, and earnings of Ghanaians. However, as it has always been the case, our politicians are not listening. How will they listen when they need all this tax money to maintain their affluent and undeserved lifesty...