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E.g., 07/12/2020
E.g., 07/12/2020
The measures that the G20 takes today must be those that ensure African governments have the resources needed to respond to the crisis. The COVID-19 crisis is collapsing health systems and threatening economies in the developed world, and they are using unlimited monetary expansion, something never...
Maria, 31, with her six children with their only belongings sheltering from the rain by the side of the road. 24 hours before this photo was taken the rain came and the river banks burst causing their home to flood. Fearing another cyclone was coming they gathered all their life belongings and came to higher ground.  Credit:Elena Heatherwick / Oxfam
Tens of thousands ofpeople across Zimbabwe, Malawi and Mozambique are still suffering 12 months after Cyclone Idai battered Southern Africa, warned Oxfam today. Cyclone Idai, one of the worst cyclones to hit Africa, made landfall on 14 March 2019.
Oxfam’s report, ‘Time to Care’, shows how our sexist economies are fuelling the inequality crisis —enabling a wealthy elite to accumulate vast fortunes at the expense of ordinary people and particularly poor women and girls. The 22 richest men in the world have more wealth than all the women in...
South Africa is being honoured by African heads of States at World Economic Forum for Africa in Cape Town this week, while there is no peace in our land. We do not deserve this honour as we cannot provide safety to our most vulnerable members of society - children, women and migrant workers,...
Responding to research published by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists today that multinational corporations are using the tax haven of Mauritius to avoid paying millions of dollars of tax across Africa, Peter Kamalingin, Oxfam’s Pan Africa Director, said: “Mauritius Leaks...
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