GlobeTracker| We just finished a great global AID panel discussion at ‘Women in the World’ conference, moderated by Richard Haas, with two Anne of Carversville features: Dambisia Moyo and Jacqueline Novogratz.
Dambisia Moyo isn’t the first person to quantify the failure of aid dollars in Africa, which was a topic on the podium. The new TIME features a story about British music industry veteran and African aid promoter Bob Geldof, who’s furious with the BBC for airing a story alleging that Ethiopian rebels had diverted 95% of the $100 million in Ethiopian famine relief raised in the mid-1980s — much of it by Geldof’s iconic Band Aid concert.
Earlier this week we featured the coming investigation of aid to Somalia, where it’s estimated that 50% of aid is going to terrorists, UN officials and the government. Read on When Humanitarian Aid Winds Up in the Wrong Hands via TIME