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G7 companies' tax dodging lost Africa $6bn

G7-based companies and investors cheated Africa out of an estimated $6billion (£3.9bn) in a year through just one form of tax dodging, according to a new Oxfam report 'Money talks: Africa at the G7', released today. This is equivalent to... Read more

7.8 million hungry in South Sudan: families fractured by food scarcity and conflict

Some 40 percent of people in South Sudan are expected to be severely hungry by the end of July, a figure higher than ever before projected.

Burundi refugee crisis: Funds urgently needed as Tanzania camp numbers swell

The influx of 70,000 Burundian refugees to Tanzania is overstretching the capacity of the government of Tanzania and aid agencies to respond, as emergency aid workers struggle to meet the urgent demands of providing clean water,... Read more

Two-thirds of people in conflict hit Yemen without clean water - Oxfam

Ongoing airstrikes, ground fighting and fuel shortages mean that an additional 3 million Yemenis are now without clean drinking water - raising the total number of Yemenis without a clean water supply and sanitation to at least 16 million - almost... Read more

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