I must say I've not closely followed Geldof's campaign for Africa. All the same I cherish his love for the continent and its people and his desire to see poverty reduced. As for the G8, it is difficult to prove that they really care about Africa beyond their interest in the continent's resources. The article below makes an interesting reading, nevertheless.
Rich nations are 'betraying' Africa
The world's richest nations will today be told by Gordon Brown to stop backsliding on their pledges to double aid to Africa by 2010. The Prime Minister will risk a clash with world leaders at next week's G8 summit in Japan over their failure to honour pledges to boost aid made three years ago.