The richest countries in the world need to do more to help the poorest countries in the world. There is no doubt about that. My consciousness is more aware of Africa than ever before mainly because Kate is working there for the next several months. This has resulted in my paying attention to what is going on there…it affects us all…and it’s not good.
A U.S. promise to disperse 674 million dollars for famine relief in Africa has disappointed independent development groups, who decried the proposal as a sham that offers too little in face of the continent’s mounting crises.
DEVELOPMENT-AFRICA: Groups Say UK-US Aid Falls Woefully Short