foreign aid

 
Donor-funded journalism is on the rise in Africa: why it needs closer scrutiny
Donor-funded journalism is on the rise in Africa: why it needs closer scrutiny
An enormous and increasing portion of the foreign development aid coming into Africa annually is for media development. Foreign aid funds diverse...
Ebola cases in DRC top 2 000
Ebola cases in DRC top 2 000
The daily number of new Ebola cases has tripled in recent months, according to aid organisations. Local distrust and armed groups have hampered...
Malawi is Southern Africa's next big election
Malawi is Southern Africa's next big election
On a superficial reading, Malawi’s story seems to epitomise many preconceived narratives about sub-Saharan Africa.
Guaido ramps up pressure after deadly Venezuela border clashes
Guaido ramps up pressure after deadly Venezuela border clashes
International pressure mounted against Venezuela's leader Nicolas Maduro on Sunday, with Washington vowing to "take action" after opposition...
Africa needs to realise its philanthropic potential
Africa needs to realise its philanthropic potential
It has been more than three years since the United Nations general assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and the money...
Venezuela opposition prepares protest, presses for aid to be let in
Venezuela opposition prepares protest, presses for aid to be let in
Venezuela's opposition plans more marches on Tuesday to press the military to let in US humanitarian aid, which President Nicolas Maduro says...
Zambian economy on slippery slope
Zambian economy on slippery slope
In the face of spiralling debt, the Patriotic Front will struggle to take the next election
The great riddance
The great riddance
Once more, something extremely troubling is taking place at the heart of Europe. Unmistakably, an ever-increasing multitude of voices are making...
MSF reveals sex abuse cases as Oxfam scandal widens
MSF reveals sex abuse cases as Oxfam scandal widens
A scandal over sexual abuse in the foreign aid industry that began with Oxfam spread Wednesday, as French group Doctors Without Borders revealed it...
Africa doesn’t need foreign aid — it can couple cultural ideals with technology
Africa doesn’t need foreign aid — it can couple cultural ideals with technology
The generosity of Africa’s middle class can lead us to shared prosperity. For decades we have relied on foreign aid and a handful of homegrown...
Comment: 100-million young lives saved by aid
Comment: 100-million young lives saved by aid
We worry about the myth that aid doesn't work. It gives political leaders an excuse to try to cut back on it – and that would mean fewer...

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