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Topic: Africa

How to ease famine in Africa

Handing out money or food vouches will stop people starving and boost businesses at the same time

My brief guide to travel books: the boring, the narrow-minded and the brilliant

Nineteenth-century writers were an intriguing mix of curiosity and prejudice; modern writers are equally prejudiced, but not in a good way

How to really solve poverty in Africa

Well, here is a checklist. And it doesn’t include aid

At last people are starting to realise that foreign aid achieves very little

Often aid gives power and patronage to corrupt regimes that are the cause of poverty themselves

‘We want to be outward-looking’

The head of the world’s first ordinariate tells Anna Arco that the new structure will have a powerful missionary drive

Cafod sends off ‘gappers’

Five youngsters put off university to work for Cafod in Africa