The Millennium Development Goal Merry-Go-Round

Richard Tren | 16 Sep 2005 | TCS Daily

Richard Tren discusses the many pitfalls to realizing the Millennium Development goals, namely the lack of good data in poor countries with which to measure progress.

The Path of Least Resistance

Roger Bate & Richard Tren | 11 Jul 2005 | Weekly Standard

The notion that more aid to Africa will help this poorest of continents ignores the likely entrenchment of corrupt political elites who have overseen decades of decline and misery.

Meet Pinky: Africa's War on Self-Reliance

Richard Tren | 05 Jul 2005 | TCS Daily

Richard Tren warns against the G8 increasing aid to African countries without a fundamental change in the way it is managed by recipient governments.

Africa needs responsibility, not rock stars

Richard Tren | 09 Jun 2005 | Business Day (South Africa)

Gordon Brown's aid plan is simply a variant on the old theme that all Africa needs to solve its problems is more money, especially from the former colonial powers that made a packet off the continent before leaving it in desolation.

When Bush Meets Blair

Roger Bate | 07 Jun 2005 | TCS Daily

Britain's Prime Minister, Tony Blair, arrives in town this week to discuss the state of the world with President Bush.

World Health Assembly Coverage: The Fluff and Lies of the WHA

Richard Tren | 20 May 2005 | TCS Daily

Richard Tren criticizes the false notion of progress against AIDS in Zimbabwe at the 58th World Health Assembly Meeting.

World Health Assembly Coverage: Beware Deadly Pools

Richard Tren | 19 May 2005 | TCS Daily

Richard Tren reports from the 58th World Health Assembly on the proposed creation of an Essential Patent Pool.

World Health Assembly Coverage: Who Needs WHO

Richard Tren | 18 May 2005 | TCS Daily

Richard Tren reports from the opening of the 58th World Health Assembly.

Africa must unite against malaria

Richard Tren | 25 Apr 2005 | Business Day (South Africa)

Richard Tren discusses the state of malaria control on Africa Malaria Day.

Punting Globally

Jennifer Zambone | 25 Apr 2005 | TCS Daily

Jennifer Zambone discusses RBM's lack of progress against malaria on Africa Malaria Day.