Oxfam International says ‘starvation is being used as a weapon of war against Gaza civilians’.
It is easy to become fixated on growth, even when it holds little promise of a better life for all — and has fed the climate crisis
Countries with the biggest industrialised economies could see an average loss of 8.5% of economic value by 2050, according to an Oxfam analysis
The SADC states have failed to deliver on their human rights obligations by not securing vaccines
The pandemic’s economic fallout will affect the world’s poor for years, while the richest billionaires increase their wealth, an Oxfam report notes
More than 50 women have accused Ebola aid workers from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and leading nongovernmental organisations of sexual exploitation and abuse in the Democratic Republic of Congo, an investigation by the nonprofit news agency The New Humanitarian and the Thomson Reuters Foundation has revealed. In interviews, 51 women — many of whose […]
Starvation is driving the spread of the coronavirus and the government needs to let people work and create jobs
The state uses policies and regulations to drive socioeconomic change, but market bias dominates
The current outbreak is the second deadliest on record, after an epidemic killed more than 11 300 people in West Africa in 2014-2016
Oxfam report reveals 100% of workers surveyed at Bangladeshi factories which make clothes for H&M and Cotton On are unable to make ends meet.
‘We are trapped in a vortex in which nothing really changes’
A new report from the charity was published ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos
The NGOs allege that France, where greenhouse gas emissions rose again in 2015, has not met its short-term climate objectives
Rural dwellers displaced in the pursuit of corporate profits lose far more than just their land
A new report by Oxfam shows how the mine allegedly breached the terms of its mining rights agreement
A new report by Oxfam reveals the company’s poor track record in a South African community
French group Doctors Without Borders is the latest to join in the scandal over sexual abuse in the foreign aid industry
The scandal led to the resignation of Oxfam’s deputy head and has thrown into question government funding of roughly £32 million for the charity
In South Africa, growth in 2017 went to the top 1% most wealthy people and nothing to the bottom 50%
The multinational is guilty of selling on Mozambican gas to itself at a huge profit, while not doing enough for the people, a report has alleged
Oxfam is launching a global campaign to change patriarchal beliefs that harm women and girls.
Charity analysis of the 50 biggest US businesses claims Apple have $181bn held offshore, while General Electric has $119bn and Microsoft $108bn.
It’s imperative we get a financing for development framework in place to rid the world of destabilising and dehumanising poverty, says Oxfam.
Oxfam has called for a multimillion-dollar plan to rebuild the economies of Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea, ahead of a recovery summit in Brussels.
It is a national scandal that millions in SA starve and scrape by without any law to rescue them when the country is officially food secure.
A nifty tax loophole is being exploited by multinationals to legally shift their profits to countries with more favourable tax regimes.
As the World Economic Forum starts in Davos, a development charity claims that growing inequality has been driven by a "power grab" by wealthy elites.
The end of conflict with the M23 rebels has people in the eastern DRC hoping for peace.
Aid to the continent has been marked by efforts to bring stability to war torn countries and to help with post-conflict reconstruction.
It is not the Arab Spring, but it looks a lot like it.
Africa’s newest state struggles to find balance while securing its identity.
Security forces may be trying to silence both rape survivors and the organisations that assist them.