Category: Debt Relief

Forgive to forget

(April 8, 2005) On the eve of the first Pan African Forum on accountability and good governance in Kenya this week, an editorial published by the Nairobi-based newspaper, The Nation, called for the relief of Kenya’s foreign debt based in part on an odious debts argument.

Poverty, AIDS and war: the everyday tsunami

(March 1, 2005) The rapid and massive mobilization of aid for countries affected by the Boxing Day 2004 tsunami disaster stands in stark contrast to the amount of global attention and resources given to crises that are less visible but equally as deadly in Africa, writes Ann-Louise Colgan this week for the US-based Africa Action advocacy group.