International aid

Rwanda is sliding into a new tragedy. And this time we’re funding it

9 January 2016 9:00 am

The ultimate ‘donor darling’ is becoming a dictatorship whose critics live in fear

A better way to be charitable: just give money

4 July 2015 9:00 am

Seven years ago I wrote here about a site called Kiva.org. I had met the co-founder of this charity when…

The ‘start-up cities’ of Ancient Greece

2 May 2015 9:00 am

Honduras wants to establish start-up cities to experiment with alternative economic, regulatory, and legal systems. Could this concept help stop…

A lesson in bias on private schools

21 March 2015 9:00 am

What aid experts and academics don’t want to hear about private schools in developing countries

Do I really care about Ebola? Do you? Does Oxfam?

31 January 2015 9:00 am

It’s strange how quickly we all forgot about Ebola. Speak for yourself, you might say — and I will. Until…

Only capitalism can save Nigeria

31 January 2015 9:00 am

Is West Africa's powerhouse headed for a boom - or a coup?

The shameful truth: Britain lets in far too few refugees

8 November 2014 9:00 am

Britain’s appalling record on refugees is a moral failure, and national disgrace

The US military should be winning wars, not fighting Ebola

11 October 2014 9:00 am

In the case of America, the answer is now practically everything – except perhaps winning wars

Michael Fallon: parliament needs the 'courage' to vote for war

27 September 2014 8:00 am

The Defence Secretary Michael Fallon is an eager interventionist

Brian Lara: Why I'm helping build a cricket stadium in Rwanda

13 September 2014 9:00 am

Why I’m helping to build a cricket stadium in Rwanda

Spectator letters: Bernard Jenkin and the cabbies fight back, rising school fees, Nigel Lawson on aid

8 February 2014 9:00 am

Private pain Sir: A line in Alec Marsh’s article (‘Britain’s one-child policy’, 1 February) caught my eye; that school fees…

Spectator letters: Aid, Arabs and how to spot a gentleman

1 February 2014 9:00 am

The battle over aid Sir: Why Nations Fail, the book rightly lauded in The Spectator (‘Why aid fails’, 25 January),…