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$20bn food aid pledge at G8.

$20bn food aid pledge at G8.

G8 leaders have pledged $20billion to boost food supplies to poorer nations following the final day of discussions at the summit in L’Aquila, Italy. The investment, which rose from an expected figure of $15 billion, will help countries develop their…

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What can Africa expect from the G8?

What can Africa expect from the G8?

Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi who is a former rebel represented Africa at this year’s G20 summit of rich nations and argued the case on behalf of the continent. Continental spokesman seems a role Meles — who has a passionate…

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