In 2005 the G8 was urged to help make poverty history. AfricaVox reporters were among the few African journalists at the G8 Summit in Gleneagles when international leaders pledged to increase aid, forgive international debt, and fund HIV treatment worldwide.
In 2007 African development is back on the G8 agenda, and we’ve assembled a new team to see if those promises have been kept.
For nine days starting on 1 June, journalists from Ethiopia, Uganda, Mozambique and South Africa will bring you stories and perspectives from Africa on HIV/AIDS and healthcare, international aid, debt relief and climate change.
- Tigist Kassa | Ethiopia
- Kakaire Kirunda | Uganda
- Richard M Kavuma | Uganda
- Thabo Mabaso | South Africa
- William Mapote | Mozambique
- Zinhle Mapumulo | South Africa
- Abebe Teshager | Ethiopia
- Collins Vumiria | Uganda
- Francisco Xerinda | Mozambique
- AfricaVox is brought to you by Panos London, a non-profit organisation that enables people to speak out, be heard and change their lives.
- Feel free to reproduce our articles and audio so that these African voices are heard as widely as possible (crediting Panos London and the author, and notifying email@example.com).
- To make sure that these African voices are heard as widely as possible, you might also like to place a link to the AfricaVox 2007 blog on your website or newsletter using this button.
- If you would be interested in commissioning or interviewing our journalists, please contact the AfricaVox editor, Anna Egan (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- If you'd like to sign up to receive our daily AfricaVox email alerts, please email email@example.com - or you can subscribe to the blog's RSS/podcast feed.