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As rich countries shirk responsibility for the climate crisis, families in Malawi are boiling mangoes to survive

Chikondi Chabvuta, ActionAid’s regional humanitarian adviser for Southern Africa, reports on the food and climate crises devastating communities across Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Southern Africa food and climate crisis

More than nine million people in Southern Africa are facing severe food shortages.

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Families receive life-saving food supplies in drought-hit Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is experiencing its worst hunger crisis in more than a decade, with 3.6 million people suffering from severe food shortages.

Never Give Up: the struggle for a birthright

This is the story of the Acholi people of Apaa, Uganda. They have routinely been displaced from their land and this is the story of their struggle for a land to call home.

Conservation or land grabbing? The case of Mbulia Group Ranch

Sometimes, conservation can be used as a cover for landgrabbing. This story, of the Mbulia Group Ranch in Kenya, is an example of how this can happen.

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The #42for42 fire trucks protest

When activists in Zambia realised the country was buying 42 fire trucks for $42 million, and found they could be bought for a quarter of the price, they knew they had to act. This is their story.

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A cross-country analysis of baseline research from Nigeria and Tanzania

This report analyses data from the Baseline Study conducted for the Transforming Education for Girls in Nigeria and Tanzania (TEGINT) project in Nigeria and Tanzania between 2007 and 2009. TEGINT is a

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A cross-country analysis of baseline research from Kenya, Ghana and Mozambique

This report presents findings from baseline studies carried out in three districts in Kenya, Ghana and Mozambique for Stop Violence Against Girls in School, a five year project (2008­2013) led by

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Strengthening urban resilience in African cities: Understanding and addressing urban risk

The population of Africa’s cities is growing rapidly. But as poor people cram into towns and cities characterised by limited, weak and often under-resourced infrastructure, they are increasingly

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Still racing toward the bottom? Corporate tax incentives in East Africa

In 2012, ActionAid and Tax Justice Network Africa published a report containing estimates of how much revenue East African countries were losing by providing tax incentives.1 Tax incentives often