Economic boom in Africa

Africa is, believe it or not, going through an economic boom based on foreign investment in its natural resources.

In oil-rich Nigeria 70% of the population live on less than €1 a day… Africa has 42% of the world’s Gold reserves,80%+ of chromium and platium metals…

But why are the benefits of this boom not filtering down to better health care, education facilities, transport infrastructure… in other words: why are the poor still getting poorer and the rich getting richer?

Read our latest Justice Briefing to find out more.