Gladys is a fish seller in Accra, Ghana. Photo Credit : Ernest Ankomah/ Oxfam
While the wealthiest people and companies continue to thrive, recent crises have caused huge setbacks in the fight against poverty and hunger, cuts to jobs and wages, and a fiscal squeeze that threatens the lives and livelihoods of the world’s poorest people. For the first time in 25 years, extreme...
Vincent, a public servant in Ghana, started a stationery shop to supplement his income. Photo credit : Ernest Ankomah/ Oxfam
Super-rich outstrip their extraordinary grab of half of all new wealth in past decade. Billionaire fortunes are increasing by $2.7 billion a day even as at least 1.7 billion workers now live in countries where inflation is outpacing wages. A tax of up to 5 percent on the world’s multi-millionaires...
At COP27 in Egypt, African civil society called for more help to Africans to adapt to climate change. Photo credit: Taiwo Aina / Oxfam
The African Caravan draws a mixed assessment of the COP27 due to the lack of concrete results, while being pleased to have been able to bring its testimony and express united demands until Sharm-El-Sheikh, in Egypt. The Caravan is now preparing to follow up on its movement.