Aid

 
​The unaccounted billions in international aid
​The unaccounted billions in international aid
“If you keep asking these questions you will be killed,” a good friend and Lubumbashi native told me while I was conducting final interviews for...
South-South aid will go south
South-South aid will go south
There's a new "craze" in the development sector – South-South co-operation. It's becoming fashionable with the nongovernmental organisation...
Flood-hit Malawi faces aid deficit
Flood-hit Malawi faces aid deficit
The government of impoverished Malawi has said it will need more than $65-million (R750-million) to reach out to more than 121 000 people made...
When the drones go dancing
When the drones go dancing
We don't often get a chance to test the future before it arrives, and sometimes we don't believe it when it's demonstrated before our eyes. In the...
Billions promised to Africa - here's how it would be spent
Billions promised to Africa - here's how it would be spent
IT is summit season in Africa. The US-Africa Leaders Summit is the second major meeting this year, following the EU-Africa summit in March, and...
Universal primary education can be achieved by 2015 - EU commissioner
Universal primary education can be achieved by 2015 - EU commissioner
There is still time to fulfil the key millennium development goal (MDG) of achieving universal primary education by 2015 if the world can...
Malawi to seek new aid relationships outside the West
Malawi to seek new aid relationships outside the West
Malawi, traditionally dependent on Western aid donors, will look for "new friends" in countries such as China and Russia, newly elected...
Sweden stops aid to anti-gay Uganda
Sweden stops aid to anti-gay Uganda
Sweden said on Wednesday it would stop development aid payments to Uganda "because of the anti-gay legislation" passed in late February....
EU probes Real Madrid, Barcelona over illegal aid
EU probes Real Madrid, Barcelona over illegal aid
The European Commission on Wednesday launched an investigation into seven Spanish football clubs, including Barcelona and Real Madrid, after...
World sends emergency relief to battered Philippines
World sends emergency relief to battered Philippines
The United Nations, Australia and the United States mave mobilised emergency aid on Monday as the scale of the devastation unleashed by super...
Mali seeks €2bn in aid from EU
Mali seeks €2bn in aid from EU
"Tomorrow we will commit €520-million for Mali between 2013 and 2014," European Commission President José Manuel Barroso told reporters ahead of a conference of aid donors in Brussels on Wednesday....
Britain to cut aid to South Africa in 2015
Britain to cut aid to South Africa in 2015
London currently gives £19-million of bilateral aid a year to Pretoria, down from a peak of more than £40-million in 2003.

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