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After decades of famine, grinding poverty, colossal debts and enormous slum-growth, Africa is indisputably the worst casualty of economic globalization. As the region takes the further brunt of man-made climate change, the rich nations hold a moral responsibility to reorder economic priorities and coordinate a massive transfer of resources to the impoverished continent.

Latest Articles

Revealed: the new scramble for Africa

A new "scramble for Africa" is taking place among the world's big powers, who are tapping into the continent for its oil and diamonds.

Our Common Interest

Share The World's Resources would like to express its absolute support for the Commission for Africa (CfA) report and its recommendations. The question that we address here is whether the UK government is in a position to implement the report's recommendations, many of which will entail a u-turn in current UK policies.

Spotlight Falls on Corruption of Africa

Forty-six countries in the world are listed as politically "fragile" by the Department for International Development, and 23 of them are in sub-Saharan Africa.

Brown's 1bn Africa debt pledge

The UK has pledged to pay 10% of the developing world's foreign debt bill in an attempt to fight poverty.

Commission for Africa - Article By Hilary Benn For STWR

No-one can fail to have been moved by the recent pictures from Darfur, Sudan. Hundreds upon thousands of people driven from their homes, by terrible violence and fear. Tales of unspeakable atrocities are filling column inches, and night by night, our television screens bear witness to the unfolding humanitarian tragedy.

Africa Commission's Uphill Task

By UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has been chairing the first meeting of his Commission for Africa on Tuesday.

The Demand For African Corruption

The African Commission Report has received considerable attention and praise for its encyclopaedic analysis of the problems confronting Africa today. Despite its warm welcome, some commentators have felt that its recommendations on dealing with corruption are incomplete.

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