Foreign Aid

Friday, October 16, 2015 - 10:39


The Honorable Linda Thomas-Greenfield
Assistant Secretary
Bureau of African Affairs
U.S. Department of State

The Honorable Thomas Perriello
Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa
U.S. Department of State

Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 07:20
Russia’s 41st humanitarian aid convoy for residents of Ukraine’s crisis-hit southeast (Donbass) has departed for Ukraine, a spokesperson of the Russian Emergencies Ministry said early on Thursday.
Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 07:16
The United States has spent around $110 billion to rebuild Afghanistan since 2002, the year after American troops invaded the country in the wake of the September 11th terror attacks, according to the US government and the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute claims that much of this is wasted.
Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 06:23
Aid to Yemen, facing a humanitarian crisis, is being slowed by a Saudi-led coalition which has warned commercial vessels to stay away from areas hit by fighting, a U.S. Navy report said.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 05:57
Washington made its inaugural delivery over the weekend in its new strategy to provide military aid for established anti-ISIL factions in Syria, with U.S. Air Force cargo planes dropping 50 tons of ammunition to what the Pentagon calls “Arab groups” somewhere in the country’s fractured north.
Friday, October 9, 2015 - 09:10
Carolyn Woo, Ph.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. David Hong
Director of Global Policy
One Acre Fund

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 06:27
Without mincing words, Africa is currently unable to address its security needs. And the AU, as its theoretically most comprehensive body, needs to strengthen its role in containing matters of regional security.
Monday, October 5, 2015 - 06:33
In Nigeria, humanitarian interventions remain woefully under-resourced by the international community, leaving Nigerian civilians and churches to fill the void unsupported. The international community must and can do more.
Friday, October 2, 2015 - 06:49
When British Prime Minister David Cameron visited Jamaica this week, he rebuffed calls to apologize for the transatlantic slave trade and discuss reparations. Instead, he announced that Britain will contribute close to $38 million towards the building of a new prison — which he hopes will be used to house Jamaicans deported after committing crimes in Britain.
Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 06:27
The U.S. and the International Monetary Fund are discussing a rescue package for South Sudan to help rebuild the economy after almost two years of war, a U.S. envoy said.