Africa


Fifty-one of the 68 companies that were lent money by the World Bank’s private lending arm in 2015 to finance investments in sub-Saharan Africa use tax havens, Oxfam revealed today. Oxfam’s new analysis focused on International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) investments in Sub-Saharan Africa. It shows that together these 51 companies, whose […]

84% of World Bank’s private investments in Sub-Saharan Africa go ...


Visit by FCO Minister focussed on a range of areas including business collaboration, prosperity and security. Foreign Office Minister for Africa, James Duddridge, visited Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire from 3-7 April 2016 to deepen business collaboration and promote shared interests on prosperity and security. In a wide-ranging visit the Minister […]

Minister for Africa visits Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire






The European Commission has today announced a total of 16 actions, worth almost €300 million to address the root causes of irregular migration. The European Commission has today announced a total of 16 actions worth almost €300 million to address the root causes of irregular migration and displacement, and to increase […]

EU announces new decisions to manage migration better and address ...