‘Tax us more’: Millionaires urge governments to raise taxes to fund coronavirus aid
19 July 2020 | 11:44 am
Over 80 of the world's wealthiest individuals have called for higher taxes on the rich in order to fund the coronavirus recovery. In an open letter, the group Millionaires for Humanity said charity is not the solution.
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A man rushed the stage and stabbed Gdansk Mayor Pawel Adamowicz with a sharp object during the finale of a large charity event. Officials say the 58-year-old politician is in a serious condition in hospital.
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Spice Girls' sweatshop: Pop group's charity T-shirt made by exploited Bangladeshi workers.
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Notre Dame donations spark debate on charity.
22 May 2019
A new report has investigated the UK-registered Brazzaville Foundation and raised questions over its role in the oil-rich Republic of Congo, especially in connection with President Denis Sassou N'Guesso.
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Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research says the current fire in the Amazon rainforest is burning at its highest rate. It is source of concern for scientist and climate change enthusiast all over the world. To discuss this story, Desmond Majekodunmi, Environmentalist and Founder of Lufasi Urban Forest Park joins CNBC Africa for more.
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Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba, accompanied by his mother and twin brothers, organised a charity match in Tours to raise money to create access to drinking water and education in Guinea.
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UN report: DR Congo violence may amount to crimes against humanity
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The streets are empty on the first bank holiday in France since the start of lockdown. So how isolated are we? How connected are we at a time when usually churches are full and families gather for big
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