`Yoke of International Debt' Holding Back Africa
Solheim, James, Anglican Journal
The voices were urgent and angry, calling for the forgiveness of international debts owed by African nations to give them a "fresh start," and also for a new economic order based on mutuality rather than exploitation.
An intense three-day consultation dealing with trade, aid, and debt drew a wide variety of people committed to economic justice for Africa, limited not just to experts but including students, former missionaries, government officials and church leaders.
Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town Njongonkulu Ndungane gave the keynote address for the consultation this summer in a suburb of Washington, D.C. Increasingly recognized as a leading spokesman for economic …
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Publication information: Article title: `Yoke of International Debt' Holding Back Africa. Contributors: Solheim, James - Author. Magazine title: Anglican Journal. Volume: 125. Issue: 7 Publication date: September 1999. Page number: 10. © Anglican Church of Canada Feb 2009. COPYRIGHT 1999 Gale Group.
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