MEDIA STATEMENT-29 May 2007Organised by: AFRICAN MONITOR
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA
African Monitor is hosting a
conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, with delegates from a cross-section of
stakeholders including international, continental and local civil society,
representatives of the faith community, government representatives, and donor
representatives. The workshop reviewed promises and commitments made
by donors and African governments to support development in Africa, presented
through the “Baseline Matrix of Development Support Commitments to Africa” – a
study recently concluded by African Monitor.
CAPE TOWN 31 May
Aid flows to Africa have remained static for two years and are set to drop, in spite of donor promises to increase giving, a monitoring group has found.
May 29 2007
Donors are not making good on their
promises of aid commitments to Africa, contends African Monitor, a Cape Town-
based NGO that monitors development aid and debt in Africa. This statement was
made by Archbishop Njongonkulu Ndungane at a conference hosted in Johannesburg
from 28-29 May 2007.
JOHANNESBURG May 29 2007
Aid levels to Africa have remained static for the last two years as donors and governments have not fulfilled ambitious pledges, an independent group monitoring development on the continent said Tuesday.
Despite promises to
dramatically boost aid, rich nations have cut contributions to Africa and
ignored vows to improve trade conditions for the continent, according to a study
released on Tuesday.
JOHANNESBURG, May 29 2007