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Not the only game in town

Remember the 2005 G8 Summit at Gleneagles when rock-stars and NGOs combined to Make Poverty History? The G8 leaders responded with speeches and promises to make massive increases to aid for Africa. Their promises now lie in a broken pile. As the leaders of the Western World gear up for the G8 Summit in the German coastal town of Heiligendamm in early June this year, campaigners are collecting to point out to the G8 and the world that on a range of crucial international issues, they are not the…

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World Bank bullying must stop!

Iris Gonzales has strong words for incoming bank boss Jim Yong Kim.…

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A lethal injection

Canadian government support for white asbestos provides legitimacy to a deadly product.…

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The price of invasion

Why is the US so keen to intervene in oil-rich countries but happy to turn a blind eye to what’s going on in Africa?.…

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All work and no play

19 per cent of US babies have a television in their bedroom… but should we care?.…

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Canada accused

Why is it that a country that has banned the use of asbestos is still happily producing it for export?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Moroccan harbour blocks ‘abortion ship’

An organization offering on-board terminations was hoping to sail into Smir today, despite opposition from the authorities.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Don’t ‘beautify’ Nairobi just for Barack!

In the run-up to Obama’s visit, is Kenya sweeping its poverty under the carpet? Moses Wasamu reports.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Our last chance

As things stand, the vast majority of the Millennium Development Goals will not be achieved by the 2015 deadline. Will the MDGs Summit in New York make a difference?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The struggle continues, 18 years after the death of Ken Saro-Wiwa

Shell has left Ogoniland but the promised clean-up never came, reports Celestine Akpobari.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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