I reckon this reflects badly on both Mr Geldof and Mr Cameron. Since Cameron was elected, the Conservatives have just reeled of a bunch of tokenistic gestures presumably designed to make them seem more left-wing. Update: MatGB PaulJ does this better.
G8 — African nil. Make Poverty History is in disarray following the disastrous Geldof hijacking. (Via.)
What a cracking article by Andy Kershaw in The Independent. You should, of course, read it all, but here are some edited highlights: Geldof’s arrogance is breathtaking. First, he dismisses the idea of having Africans on his bill since, supposedly, they are not big enough draws. Now, outrageously, he is planning to corral the Africans […]
Africa and the Big Party.