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Charities say South Sudan deal is first step, needs enforcement

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Four global charities have welcomed the signing of a peace deal by the president of South Sudan but said it needs to...

Armed violence costs Africa $18 billion a year – Oxfam

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Between 1990 and 2007 the cost of armed violence and conflict to Africa was $300 billion – approximately the same as the...

Inequality rises across the G20 as economic growth fails to trickle...

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Inequality, a major cause of instability and conflict, has increased in 14 of 18 G20 countries since 1990 as economic growth has...

Global aid agreement on a knife-edge – Oxfam

Donor government negotiators meeting in Paris today are considering scrapping the global aid monitoring system that keeps donors honest and improves the...

Oxfam removes staff from South Sudan border after violence

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Aid group Oxfam said it was pulling out 22 staff from South Sudan's border region to the north after fighting was reported...

Oxfam slams slow European response to Africa drought

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Oxfam accused several European governments of "willful neglect" as an US$800 million aid shortfall slowed the international response to the deteriorating drought...

Don’t drop the ball on aid: Oxfam calls

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With all eyes on South Africa for the world's biggest football tournament next month, Oxfam is launching Don't Drop the Ball on...

Rich country donors still well off-track on their aid commitments: Oxfam

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Aid figures show that rich countries are failing to deliver on their promises to poorer countries says aid agency Oxfam. The figures,...

About 10 million at risk of food crisis across West Africa

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Almost 10 million people across the Sahel region of West Africa are threatened with a severe food shortage, international aid agency Oxfam...

Aid agencies anxious over peacekeepers’ possible exit

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Aid workers in volatile eastern Chad are anxiously watching discussions over the possible exit of UN peacekeepers, after the government has said...

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Misleading SANDF post removed after defenceWeb intervention

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One imagines at least a handful of the more than seven thousand followers of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) LinkedIn social media account...