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Foreign aid to most corrupt nations soars 30% in a year ……..here we go again!

Aid payments to the most corrupt countries soared by almost 30 per cent last year, despite warnings much of the cash could be squandered, stolen or seized by terrorists. Britain gave a total of £1.3billion to the 20 most corrupt nations … Continue reading

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Foreign aid…….further scandalous revelations about wasted money

  Britain has poured hundreds of millions of pounds from its poverty relief fund into Pakistan’s version of Amazon, Chinese restaurant chains, online gambling websites, five-star hotels and luxury shopping malls, The Times can reveal. CDC Group, the government’s private … Continue reading

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Overseas Aid……..and the gravy train continues unabated despite political promises

Aid spending on consultants has doubled to £1billion in just four years including huge bills to hire broadcasters from the BBC and Channel 4, it emerged last night. The vast spending also included £1million for Nigeria, which was shared with US … Continue reading

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The scandal of British International aid…..

  Britain’s foreign aid budget is now so swollen it accounts for £1 in every £7 given by rich countries. A global study shows the 28 leading industrialised nations handed out £86billion between them last year The latest figures – … Continue reading

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“Wimmin”…………….

I came across this article and thought it made interesting reading, given that it was written by a woman. You may not agree with everything (or indeed anything) she says but I find it an interesting discourse on the feminist … Continue reading

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Not another bloody Red Nose Day………..and “luvvie” fest!

I see from the incessant plugs on TV and radio that we are to be subjected to the ritual exhortations to give money to fund “good causes” in the UK and abroad, the latter seems primarily to be Africa.   … Continue reading

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Corruption…………or merely different cultural norms?

Transparency International has published its 2014 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), which ranked 175 countries and territories based on how corrupt their administrative and political institutions are perceived to be on a scale from 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean). … Continue reading

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