Tag: UK foreign aid

Ethiopia's Spice Girls

Britain Ends Millions In ‘Aid’ Funding For Ethiopia Girl Band

Britain says it has ended millions of dollars in funding for an Ethiopian girl band, amid growing criticism at home of overseas aid. Yegna, sometimes called “Ethiopia’s Spice Girls,” addresses women’s issues in the East African country.

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UK Foreign Aid Spent on Five-Star Hotels and Chinese Restaurants

The UK’s massive foreign aid budget is helping to fund middle-class luxuries in booming economise, including Pakistan’s version of Amazon, Chinese restaurant chains, online gambling websites, five-star hotels and luxury shopping malls.

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Britain Will Spend More On Foreign Aid Than Local Government Next Year

Spending on foreign aid will outstrip the amount of money given to local councils in the UK for the first time next year, according to official government estimates. The Treasury’s Budget book shows that spending on international development will hit

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BBC Radio Drama Gave Tips For Illegal Migrants In Somalia

A BBC department that produced a radio drama giving practical tips to would-be migrants on how to cross from Somalia to Europe received nearly £90 million of British tax payers’ money. The drama, broadcast to Somalia and Kenya at the

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£100M: UK Govt Blows Tax Payer Cash On EMPTY Syrian Refugee Camp

Britain, the European Union and various United Nations welfare agencies combined over the past 16 months to build the world’s second-biggest and best refugee camp. The tent city stands in the baking Jordanian desert, 55 miles from the Syrian border, and today it