Oxfam

By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 9th, 2014
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Introduction Ethiopia suffered as a victim of two major wars initiated by the aggressor Italy under the guise of bringing civilization to her ‘backward’ citizens. Actually the invaders proved to be barbaric in that Ethiopians showed mercy to captured, dead or wounded Italian soldiers in the war theat...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 13th, 2014
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Perry Munzwembiri Economic inequality has dominated international economic debate recently, and with good reason. Developmental charity organisation Oxfam International made headlines not too long ago with its report which noted that the 85 richest people in the world own the wealth of half of the wo...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Apr 12th, 2012
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The threat of famine across West Africa is getting worse with the political crisis in Mali, experts and aid workers said Thursday, urging the Canadian government to co-ordinate a response from other countries. Canada should call together an international forum to pledge money for the region, and make...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 20th, 2012
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On the eve of the 2012 African Cup of Nations, more than 25 footballers including Seydou Keita from Mali, Charles Kaboré from Burkina Faso, Demba Bâ from Sénégal and Lawali Idrissa from Niger have spoken out in solidarity with millions of people facing hunger across their region. They are appealing t...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 18th, 2012
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Thousands of needless deaths occurred from famine in East Africa last year because the international community failed to heed early warnings, say two leading British aid organisations. Oxfam and Save the Children say it took more than six months for aid agencies to act on warnings of imminent famine....
By IndepthAfrica
In Miscellaneous
Jan 1st, 2012
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Kabul – An Afghan woman cut off her father-in-law’s penis with a knife after he tried to have sex with her, a doctor in eastern Afghanistan’s Ghazni province said Saturday. “One day when the husband was away from home he attempted to have sex with his daughter-in-law and she c...
By benim
In News
Nov 13th, 2011
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A British aid agency has withdrawn nearly two dozen workers from the Upper Nile area of South Sudan following several days of increased violence. Oxfam says its workers reported hearing bombings and heavy artillery fire Friday near the Sudan border. A U.N. official said Sudan was responsible for Thur...
By benim
In Central Africa
Sep 27th, 2011
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Kinshasa – An official in eastern DRC says gunmen have released a boat and about 100 hostages aboard. Victor Chomachoma said on Tuesday that the vessel was freed after a ransom was paid to the gunmen. It was not immediately known how much money was paid, though other officials said the gunmen o...
By benim
In Central Africa
Sep 25th, 2011
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A parliamentary member says 19 people died when a truck crashed while carrying goods and people. Triphon Kinkey Mulumba said Sunday the crash was caused by overloading and a poor breaking system. He said 9 people died at the scene and 10 died while at the hospital. Mulumba said several others were in...
By benim
In Central Africa
Sep 7th, 2011
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Lubumbashi – Gunmen attacked a prison in the southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, freeing a former militia leader and allowing close to 1 000 inmates to escape, a local official told AFP. “Eight armed and masked men got off a minivan and took advantage of visiting day to gain access...