Monday, 14 July 2008
HIGH profile rockers-turned-campaigners Bob Geldof and Bono today hammered G8 countries for falling far behind in aid pledges to Africa and urged France to take a stand as next EU president to end the "disgrace". Flanked by French tennis star Yannick Noah and Benin singer Angelique Kidjo, the pair of Irish rock'n'roll aid icons said a 2005 pledge by G8 nations to deliver an extra $US22 billion ($23.3 billion) to...