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Goodbye Mitchell and O’Brien, Hello Greening and Featherstone


ell, cabinet reshuffles usually are suppose to be for the better. For the Coalition Government of the UK, it surprisingly (in my view) shifted the grey haired Andrew Mitchell was shifted to the position of Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury and Chief Whip. Many have termed that as promotion in terms of Cabinet ranking. I’m not an expert on British politics or British Government issues. Anyway… Continue reading

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Greening’s chance to seize the future


Originally posted on Post2015.org – what comes after the MDGs?:
“We now welcome Justine Greening to the post of International Development Secretary and Lynne Featherstone to the ministerial team. Greening will need to hold on to key elements of…

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Links for thought 10


After a long long while, here are a list of links for thought: Continue reading

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Africa after 50: An ODI-WB Event


Last week, I went down to London to attend an ODI and World Bank conference titled Africa after 50: building on recent development progress.
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DFID and the end of its aid to China


Andrew Mitchell, Alan Duncan and Stephen O’Brien, the new trio in charge of DFID have recently ended DFID’s bilateral aid programme to China. Continue reading

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