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Africa and the Panama Papers, with Nicholas Shaxson

The Panama Papers have laid bare the extend of illicit financial flows and the impact of tax havens and secrecy jurisdictions on the world. But how are these revelations connected to the African continent?

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Britain’s scramble for Africa: The new colonialism

Africa is facing a new and devastating colonial invasion driven by a determination to plunder the natural resources of the continent, especially its strategic energy and mineral resources.

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UNCTAD 14: Peasants’ declaration on trade, markets and development

UNCTAD 14 presents a free market driven neoliberal trade paradigm which stands in stark contrast to the food sovereignty paradigm where smallholder farmers are social, cultural, and historical actors that make decisions based on a diversity of personal, ethical, and cultural factors and not just based on profit, business and markets.

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No deal with EU as Tanzania, Uganda refuse to sign up

Members of the East African Community are split down the middle again after Uganda joined Tanzania in pulling out of signing a trade pact that is key to continued access to the European Union market without paying duty.

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Large-Scale Rainwater Harvesting Eases Scarcity in Kenya

Rainwater harvesting in Kenya and other places is hardly new. But in this water-stressed country, where two-thirds of the land is arid or semiarid, the quest for a lasting solution to water scarcity has driven useful innovations in this age-old practice.

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A new tryst with Africa

India’s expanding naval and commercial strategy needs to be aligned with the east coast of Africa if it is to succeed as a shaper of stability and peace in the Indian Ocean region.

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