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Activists call for revolution in ‘dated and colonial’ aid funding
Aspen Institute’s new voices want donors to exercise humility and trust grantees to know what their communities need

Liz Ford

01, Dec, 2021 @10:17 AM

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Naomi Campbell’s fashion charity investigated over finances
Regulator examines potential mismanagement at Fashion for Relief and payments to trustee

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

27, Nov, 2021 @9:57 PM

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Failure to share Covid vaccines ‘coming back to haunt us’, says Gordon Brown
Ex-PM says world was ‘forewarned’ of dangers of failing to vaccinate poorer countries amid rise of new variant

Nicola Davis and Rowena Mason

26, Nov, 2021 @4:01 PM

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Afghanistan faces disaster and ministers don’t seem to care – but Labour does | Stephen Kinnock
The west has a moral duty to help those facing starvation. We demand that the British government lead the way, says Stephen Kinnock MP

Stephen Kinnock

24, Nov, 2021 @1:08 PM

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The Guardian view on Afghanistan: a fast-developing disaster | Editorial
Editorial: As its economy implodes and the food crisis grows, its people feel betrayed. No wonder

Editorial

21, Nov, 2021 @5:12 PM

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UN Palestine refugee aid agency ‘close to collapse’ after funding cuts
UK has cut grant for Palestinian refugees by more than 50%, from £42.5m in 2020 to £20.8m in 2021

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

05, Nov, 2021 @5:00 AM

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They stayed to fight the Taliban. Now the protesters are being hunted down
Women’s rights activists fear for their lives as Afghanistan’s new rulers infiltrate, detain, beat and torture groups of protesters

Zahra Nader and Amie Ferris-Rotman

04, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Top 10 books about neocolonialism | Susan Williams
Decades of economic imperialism and conditional aid have inspired authors from Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o to Graham Greene to explore insidious western control

Susan Williams

28, Oct, 2021 @3:18 PM

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The Guardian view on Rishi Sunak’s budget: more politics than economics | Editorial
Editorial: The chancellor’s speech was all about the next election, stupid

Editorial

27, Oct, 2021 @6:13 PM

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UK foreign aid cuts to stay in place for at least another three years
Ministers say overseas budget will be capped at o.5% of gross national income until borrowing reduces

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic correspondent

27, Oct, 2021 @1:26 PM

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Congo Calling review – idealism and reality collide
Stephan Helpert’s doc highlights three white aid workers in DRC and asks who really benefits from their presence

Phuong Le

25, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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‘Countdown to catastrophe’: half of Afghans face hunger this winter – UN
An economic crisis aggravated by conflict and drought have caused a collapse in food security since the Taliban takeover

Stefanie Glinski in Kabul and Kandahar

25, Oct, 2021 @1:15 PM

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