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Colonial dev corporation wants to buy CEC - Zambian Watchdog

“But CDC want a 25 year bulk supply agreement that guarantees lower and subsidised price rate”. CDC formally Colonial Development Corporation has put up a hostile bid to buy Zambia's lucrative power company- Copperbelt Energy Company (CEC.) ...

Gambia: Seven Decades of Economic Development 1950 – 1959 (Part 1) - Jollofnews

Two institutions were created to oversee the development goals of the colonial office, namely: the Colonial Development Corporation and the Overseas Food Corporation. As the names suggest, the former was charged with developing mineral resources, ...

UK taxpayers fund Pakistani radio, Indian stylists and Chinese bra makers in foreign aid - Express.co.uk

London based CDC Group, which allocates a big chunk of Britain's foreign aid received £735 million from the taxpayer last year, Express.co.uk can reveal. The mind-boggling list of companies CDC has invested in include Chinese bra and cake makers, ...

UK's 'development for profit' private equity arm set to grab £6 billion of aid funds - The Ecologist

It was first created in the late 1940s, as the Colonial Development Corporation, to invest in businesses in British colonies. [6]. Despite a full review of CDC's activities launched in 2010, we are concerned that CDC fundamentally confuses profit ...

War on Want gives evidence to MPs on DFID's 'shameful' CDC Bill - War on Want (press release)

... are actually doing is using UK tax payers' money to make a profit off the backs of poor nations – specifically nations that have being on the receiving end of British colonialism (The CDC Group was initially known as the Colonial Development ...

Ottawa backed Idi Amin, but let's talk about the good Canada's done in Uganda - rabble.ca (blog)

In a joint partnership with the London-controlled Colonial Development Corporation, the Toronto company's highly profitable mine produced more than $250 million ($1 billion today) worth of copper yet paid no income tax until its capital was fully ...

The History of Hydropower development in Zambia - Lusaka Times

The history of hydro-power development in Zambia cannot be told without mentioning Dr. David Livingstone. He saw the Zambezi River as “God's Highway” to the sea but unfortunately God had other ideas. During his first journey down the Zambezi River, ...

Who Was Laurens Van Der Post? - Swans

Laurens's ascent to fame as an author of "nonfiction" was launched in the aftermath of World War II when he was recruited by the Colonial Development Corporation (CDC) to undertake an assignment in Nyasaland, Central Africa, to survey its potential for ...

From aid agency to cash machine? - BBC News

The Colonial Development Corporation (CDC) was a proud creation of the post-war Attlee government 60 years ago to promote industry and agriculture in the poorest parts of the empire. But now there are fears since the partial privatisation of the one ...

CDC Group plc is a development finance institution owned by the UK government. The Department for International Development is responsible for CDC, with shareholder duties managed by the Shareholder Executive. It has an investment portfolio valued around £3.9 billion and since 2012 is focused on the emerging markets of South Asia and Africa.

CDC Group plc
Development finance institution
Industry Development finance institution
Founded 1948
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Products Invests equity and debt directly and through funds.
Website www.cdcgroup.com

CDC Group plc (formerly the Commonwealth Development Corporation, and previous to that, the Colonial Development Corporation) is a development finance institution owned by the UK government. The Department for International Development is responsible for CDC, with shareholder duties managed by the Shareholder Executive. It has an investment portfolio valued around £3.9 billion and since 2012 is focused on the emerging markets of South Asia and Africa.

The Mechanism of Colonial Economic Policies

Debt: The New Source of Colonialism, Mechanism of International Finance Capital. Both the IMF and World Bank are based in Washington, D.C., the World Bank ...

Stealing Africa - Why Poverty?

How much profit is fair? To find out more and get teaching resources, go to www.whypoverty.net Rüschlikon is a village in Switzerland with a very low tax rate ...

Building Resilient Communities: A Moral Responsibility | Nick Tilsen | TEDxRapidCity

Working together creates empowerment. Thunder Valley CDC is a community development organization that is working with the local grassroots people and ...

4 Signs that a Job is a Pyramid Scheme / Scam (in 3.5 minutes)

How to tell if company is a pyramid scheme? How to tell if a job is a scam? What are signs of a pyramid scheme? What is multi-level marketing? Usana, Vector ...

The Colony History

Celebrating 35 years from 1977 to 2012, The Colony history dates back to the early 1840's. This anniversary video traces the ancestry of our community back to ...

Africa Can't Trust China

Africa is no stranger to exploitation. After decades of colonial rule under major Western powers, the continent was left with a legacy of harsh, imperialist rule that ...