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Archbishop Boniface Lele, of the Catholic Archdiocese of Mombasa in Kenya has urged the government to act to stop food prices spiralling out of control.In a statement, Archbishop Lele writes:
Following recent reports on our print media regarding the upsurge of food prices, the Catholic Archdiocese of Mombasa is shocked to learn that senior government officials and businessmen are responsible. Continue reading Kenya: Archbishop urges government to protect food supplies
By Thalif Deen
UNITED NATIONS, Nov 25 (IPS) – The chief executive officers of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), two financial institutions based in Washington, have come under heavy fire for their decision to skip a major U.N. conference on Financing for Development (FfD), scheduled to take place in the Qatari capital Doha over the weekend. Continue reading World Bank, IMF Heads Under Fire for Skipping Summit
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UNITED NATIONS, Nov 25 (IPS) – The vast resources the U.S. and Europeans are pouring into ailing financial firms could lead to disastrous consequences for global efforts to reduce poverty and mitigate the impacts of climate change, warns a new study by an independent think tank. Continue reading Will Any Crumbs Remain After Bankers’ Feast?