Andrew Mitchell

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 1st, 2013
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Aid to Rwanda will be funnelled through charities rather than the scandal-hit government, Justine Greening revealed oday. The International Development Secretary said the UK will give £16million to Rwanda after earlier halting it because of the central African state’s support for brutal rebels in the...
By IndepthAfrica
In Rwanda
Oct 5th, 2012
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The embattled Cabinet minister Andrew Mitchell gave a personal promise to Rwanda’s controversial leader that Britain would continue its multi-million-pound aid payments to the regime despite growing concerns within his department, according to documents obtained by The Independent. The former I...
By benim
In Libya
Aug 27th, 2011
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There are growing concerns about the humanitarian situation in Libya after hundreds of dead bodies were found in a hospital near Tripoli. They were patients apparently abandoned in their beds at the Abu Salim building when fighting broke out last week. Most of the victims were men and several had bee...
By benim
In Analysis
Aug 18th, 2011
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The United Nations’ humanitarian chief says aid efforts in drought-stricken Somalia and the Horn of Africa need to be scaled up to save the lives of millions facing starvation. “There are still many lives that need to be saved in the Horn of Africa,” Valerie Amos, the UN’s und...
By benim
In East Africa
Jul 18th, 2011
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Kenyan and British officials met in Nairobi Sunday to discuss the drought that has sent thousands of Somalis fleeing into Kenya to escape starvation. Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga said Kenya would like feeding programs to be set up on the Somali side of the border to stop the flow of refugees. H...
By benim
In East Africa
Jul 18th, 2011
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In the 1980s rich nations reacted far too slowly to mass starvation in Ethiopia. The same mistake must not be repeated. Rich nations must not make the same mistake in the Horn and East Africa as they did in Ethiopia in the mid-1980s. Then, their reaction to mass starvation caused by lack of rain was ...
By benim
In East Africa
Jul 3rd, 2011
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Britain has pledged to offer £38-million ($61-million) to Ethiopia in order to feed more than one million people who have been devastated by a severe drought. Get summaries of the top business news from a global perspective Sample Andrew Mitchell, secretary of International Development. said the cash...