British Prime Minister Theresa May’s much hyped recent visit to Africa sought to create a solution to Britain’s likely post-Brexit economic woes rather than promote a development agenda benefiting Africans.
Some critics argue that the neo-liberal policies advanced by powerful non-governmental organizations, NGOs, limit states’ influence and sovereignty while benefiting NGOs. In Africa, NGOs also place Africans at the mercy of donors.
According to The Guardian (UK), aid from western countries mask the $60 billion looting of Africa by foreign multinational companies.
Alternatives, a small Montreal-based foreign aid charity, may lose its charitable status following a CRA audit and notice of revocation, CBC News reports
Vancouver-based charity CoDevelopment Canada wonders whether an ongoing audit by the Canada Revenue Agency is punishment for criticizing the Canadian government.
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