chancellor leaves on africa mission to assault poverty - news from ekklesia

chancellor leaves on africa mission to assault poverty - news from ekklesia

By staff writers
11 Jan 2005

Chancellor leaves on Africa mission to assault poverty -11/01/05

Gordon Brown has left behind reports of a feud with the prime minister and headed to Africa on a mission to mount an "assault on the underlying causes of poverty" with the backing of churches and Christian agencies. As Britain takes up the chairmanship of the G8, Gordon Brown is to tour the region - where he will put debt relief, international aid and a renewed effort to combat disease centre stage.

Chancellor leaves on Africa mission to assault poverty -11/01/05

Gordon Brown has left behind reports of a feud with the prime minister and headed to Africa on a mission to mount an "assault on the underlying causes of poverty" with the backing of churches and Christian agencies. As Britain takes up the chairmanship of the G8, Gordon Brown is to tour the region - where he will put debt relief, international aid and a renewed effort to combat disease centre stage.

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