DT 14-15 / 2012

Reinfeldt uses aid to front trade agenda in Burma

 
In the first official visit of a Swedish Prime Minister to Burma, Fredrik Reinfeldt profiled aid in a way he has not done before.
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Uganda fraud. Donors not satisfied

 
Six donors suspended aid to Uganda following allegations of corruption in the Office of Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi last month. They are no closer to releasing their funds. 
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Aid spoof video opts for gentle approach

 
Talk about value for money. Measured in hits on social media, the Africa for Norway video is likely the best NOK 99,000 Norad has ever spent.
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Nordic parliamentarians want more capital for NDF

 
A few years ago the Nordic Development Fund was on the verge of being closed down. It was given a reprieve, and may now receive a capital injection for the first time since 2005.
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The Global Fund chief’s big challenge

 
Mark Dybul, the new head of the Global Fund, has one year to generate enthusiasm among donors befor the next replenishment in September 2013. 
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