Definitions of politics, from Tanzanian kids. Take your pick, but I’m with Hayley. Ht January Makamba
New IMF report: ‘The share of countries at elevated risk of debt distress, e.g. Ghana, Lao PDR, & Mauritania, or already unable to service their debt fully has almost doubled to 40% since 2013.’ Plus lenders are more diverse this time around, so it’s harder to fix debt crises
In Mali’s Bamako, in the suburb of Yirimadio, ‘Child mortality rates have dropped to the point where they are now the lowest in sub-Saharan Africa – an achievement that may all be down to knocking on doors.’ The cost is $8 per person per year
This is a conversational blog written and maintained by Duncan Green, strategic adviser for Oxfam GB and author of ‘From Poverty to Power’. This personal reflection is not intended as a comprehensive statement of Oxfam's agreed policies.