A 2009 art installation for Oxfam by renowned photographer Rankin in Dublin, Ireland, brings faces of those caught up in the war zones of DR Congo. (Photo/ William Murphy/ Oxfam)

Well Meaning, But Flawed: Oxfam’s ‘Human Economy’ Approach To Inequality Is Recreating The Same Elitism It Is Trying To Break

Institutions such as Oxfam should realise that following large corporates (whether in Davos or Durban) to persuade them to share their wealth hasn’t worked in the past. It’s unlikely to start working now.


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We Are Living In Unprecedented Times: Here Are The 10 Health Numbers You Need To Know Today

In the past quarter century, the number of childhood deaths globally have been cut by half, representing one of the most dramatic advances in human health in history.


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Inequality In Africa: Southern Africa’s ‘Enclave Economies’ Most Unequal

In Namibia and South Africa, the richest 10% are responsible for more than half (50%+) of total consumption in the economy – a huge gap by any standards. It’s a legacy of how capitalism was introduced into the region


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The iHub in Nairobi, an innovation and business space for technology enterprenuers. Data hunger in Africa will only get deeper in the coming years. (Photo/iHubFlickr).

‘Money Ain’t A Thing’ For Data-Hungry Africans, At Least Let It Be Fast And Reliable

Mobile network subscribers in countries surveyed view the actual or perceived reliability, coverage and speed of the voice/data network as the most important criteria for choosing an operator; price comes fourth