Richest 1 Percent Get 82 Percent of the Wealth 77 Ethiopians living below the poverty line Oxfam

Employees of the Eastern Industrial Zone shoe manufacturing park at work in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Sept. 5, 2017. (Sharon Tshipa/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) The advocacy group claims the growing disparity shows that the global economy values wealth over work. By Katelyn Newman , Digital Producer, Staff Writer |Jan. 22, 2018, at 9:10 a.m. Oxfam: World’s Richest 1 […] Continue reading →

Ghana’s president calling for Africa to end its dependency

The idea that African countries have long been independent and free to pursue their own destinies seems obvious to young Africans across the continent. Yet, the everyday reality often feels far from that. Some 50 to 60 years after independence for many countries, Africa’s fortunes seem to still closely aligned with developmental support and financial […] Continue reading →