It’s ten years since the 18 poorest countries worldwide had their debts written off. It was hoped that this would give a boost to their economies, but the countries are still struggling. In fact, some of them are no better off than in 2005.
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A new report based on the Panama Papers reveals how Africa's politicians, generals and business leaders are systematically siphoning off billions of dollars and parking the money offshore.
The Zambian government is subdividing a major forest reserve. Angry residents say it would endanger Lusaka’s water supply and have vowed to fight it.
Somalia is still on the verge of famine, says Peter de Clercq, UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia. About seven million people still depend on humanitarian aid.
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