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Development Aid to Africa Tops G8 Agenda

Once again, the Group of Eight countries will discuss development aid to Africa when they meet in Heiligendamm on June 6-8. The issue has also appeared on European and German political agendas in recent months, while critics are asking what's been achieved by the billions of euros already spent in aid.

Click on the links below for an overview of what some of the prominent players have been saying -- including Angela Merkel, Bono, Bob Geldof and Henning Mankell -- what Europe and the G8 is doing for Africa, and where mistakes have been made.

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