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African Aid

Trymaine Lee

Abyssinian Baptist Church In Harlem Lays Hands On Ethiopian Village | Trymaine Lee | Posted 01.08.2012 | Black Voices

The Rev. Nicholas Richards, an assistant minister at the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem, N.Y., has traveled to the village of Chaffee Jenette in ...

Switching Viewpoints: Africa Is Not a Victim of Nature; It Is a Victor of Nature.

Allan Afuah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Allan Afuah

We need to see Africa for what it really is, not a victim of nature that has to beg for handouts to survive but a victor that can thrive by learning how to create value and wealth using its abundant natural resources.

What Obama's Trip to Ghana Really Means

Josh Ruxin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ruxin

Part of Obama's message is most assuredly that US assistance, heretofore strong and, at times, unquestioning, may in the future be linked to a compelling proof of democracy, openness and good governance.

G8's Killer Failure on Africa - Millions of Children at Risk

World Vision | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
World Vision

We know that when the G8 chooses to act it can make a real impact on child deaths. But this summit's failure on aid for Africa suggests a real low point.

Let Us See if Italy Keeps Faith With the World's Poor

Bob Geldof | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bob Geldof

Italy has only done 3% of what Prime Minister Berlusconi personally and nationally promised to Africa in 2005. So it is quite proper to ask -- what legitimacy does Italy have to run the G8 this year?

Why Dead Aid is Dead Wrong

Kevin Watkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kevin Watkins

The argument that aid isn't working is gathering global momentum. But we should be wary of the analysis offered in Dambisa Moyo's influential new book, Dead Aid.

The G-20 & Africa: Rethinking the Aid Model

Olivia Sterns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Olivia Sterns

Between 1970 and 1998, while aid flows were at their peak, poverty in Africa actually rose from 11% to 66%. Instead of extending credit lines and throwing celebrity rock concerts, perhaps it is time to re-examine what has worked.

Chinese President Vows Increase In Aid To Africa

Xinhua | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Chinese President Hu Jintao Thursday vowed to increase aid to African countries, cancel part of their debts, and expand trade with and investment in t...