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The great aid exodus

The heavy cuts to Britain's aid spending in Africa over the past five years are symptomatic of a falling commitment to development strategies and spiralling refugee costs across Eu...

Obi rules at Chatham House

Of Nigeria's presidential candidates so far to set out their stall at London's Chatham House think tank, the Labour Party's Peter Obi easily won on points on 16 January. The other ...


Ukraine costs hit Whitehall aid budget

Former Aid Minister Andrew Mitchell to head the Development and Africa departments in London

The revelations that £4 billion (US$4.6bn) of Britain's £11bn development budget this year is likely to be spent within the country to house Ukrainian refugees, undersc...


Truss and Ramaphosa try a crisis reset

Dogged by chaos and infighting at home, politicians in Whitehall and Pretoria could both gain from the state visit to London in November

The British and South African governments are both struggling to resolve serial political and economic crises. Against this backdrop, planning a state visit for President Cyril Ram...

Whitehall talks up its business aims

Liz Truss's government says its strategy will mean more trade and investment in Africa, but critics say there are fewer resources for the region

When she was Foreign Secretary a few months ago, Britain's new Prime Minister Liz Truss said her development strategy would pare back aid and promote business as a means to influen...

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