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The Ninth African Development Forum: Key Asks and Priorities

Monday, October 13th, 2014 Posted in Countries, English, Governance | No Comments »

Domestic resources are, and will continue to be, the largest source of sustainable financing for development in African countries. While Official Development Assistance (ODA) remains a critical source of development finance in Africa, rising from USD 35.8 Billion in 2005 ...

Financing progress in a changing context: The role of international NGOs in Africa

Thursday, February 20th, 2014 Posted in Countries, English, Governance | No Comments »

By: Pooven Moodley While resources may be booming in a number of African countries the reality is much of the wealth accompanying this growth is yet to trickle down. An ‘Africa rising’ narrative is taking hold, driven by optimism about the ...

Our Resources, Our Future: CSOs call for radical reform

Thursday, February 6th, 2014 Posted in English, Governance | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2740" align="aligncentre" width="390" caption=" "][/caption] We, representatives of Civil Society Organisations; Faith Based Organisations, Pan-African Networks and Organisations, Labour Movements, media, international partners and Community Based Organisations; Having gathered at the Ritz Hotel, Cape Town on the occasion of ...

Africa has spoken! First ever Pan African Land Grab Hearing

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 Posted in Agriculture, English, Food security, Governance, GROW campaign, Women's rights | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_2740" align="aligncentre" width="410" caption=" Raulina Valoi "][/caption] Credit: Mohamet Lamine Ndiaye, Oxfam Pan Africa Programme ‘Today, Africa has spoken!’These were the last words of the panel at the first ever Pan African Land Grab Hearings, held at the symbolic ...

Oxfam launches ‘IF’ campaign

Friday, January 25th, 2013 Posted in English, Food security, Governance | No Comments »

Oxfam has joined forces with the over 100 key organisations to launch a major new campaign on hunger. Enough Food for Everyone IF is the largest coalition of its kind in the UK since Make Poverty History in 2005. ...

Stern challenges ahead for Malawi’s Joyce Banda

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 Posted in Countries, English, Governance, Malawi | No Comments »

By Priyal Pillay [caption id="attachment_2740" align="aligncentre" width="410" caption="Joyce Banda, Malawi's new President"][/caption] Joyce Banda, made history earlier this year by becoming Malawi's first female president and only the second in Africa following the death of 78- year-old President ...