Oxfam's Book of Lamentations

From Emergent Africa Fri Jan 4 2013, 06:00:00

Tolu Ogunlesi asks, Is Oxfam stuck on a planet that no longer exists?

A distressed Oxfam has since gone ahead to launch its latest Africa campaign, in a desperate bid to shift the world's attention from African Hunger, to African-Hunger-Backdropped-By-Stunning-African-Landscapes.

That's, in a nutshell, the story.

It left me a tad puzzled. A w-t-f puzzlement. As in: is Oxfam for real?

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