Category Archives: Aid and Development

Three Days in Badistan

Earlier this week I was with a team tasked by the UNDP with fact-finding in an IDP camp. To be honest, it was chaos. I led the team in, and after some confrontation with the camp leader we had to … Continue reading

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Why Poverty? Give Us The Money.

Yesterday I watched Give Us The Money, one of a series of 8 documentaries about poverty, wealth and inequality. GIVE US THE MONEY: How do you change the world? From Live Aid to Make Poverty History, celebrities have become activists … Continue reading

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Africa Radi-Aid for Norway

People don’t ignore starving people, so why should we ignore cold people? Frostbite kills too. Imagine if every person in Africa saw the “Africa for Norway” video and this was the only information they ever got about Norway. What would … Continue reading

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BBC News – Brown says global economy reliant upon growth in Africa

BBC News – Brown says global economy reliant upon growth in Africa. So Gordon Brown made his political re-appearance here in Kampala. It’s an interesting speech in which he says some things that I absolutely agree with, see below, and … Continue reading

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