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NAMIBIA: NGO Donates Blankets To Maltahohe Elderly

Tears rolled down cheeks of several community members as 250 of 400 blankets worth N$55 000 were handed over to the elderly at Maltahöhe. “Woman of strength I salute you, woman of power I salute you,” they sang at Tuesday’s event in recognition of Lovisa Tsukhoe a former teacher from the same community, who started […]

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Africa’s Demographics Are A Dividend, Not A Time Bomb — If We Can Get The Basics Right

OPINION By Ghada Hammouda   While advanced economies are facing the problem of an aging population, one of Africa’s most attractive assets both domestically and internationally is that it holds the world’s largest youth demographic. To those keeping close tabs on Africa, this burgeoning working age population serves as a stark reminder of the segment’s […]

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GHANA: Schools In Savalugu/Nanton Receive Over 3000 Seedlings From PAORP-VWC

Pan African Organisation for Research and Protection of Violence against Women and Children (PAORP-VWC), an NGO with diverse interest is distributing over three thousand seedlings to some selected schools in the Savelugu/Nanton Municipality of the Northern region. The presentation is the latest in series of initiatives undertaken by the NGO to restore the area’s fast-depleting […]

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Five Ways To Optimize Women’s Economic Potential

OPINION By Kelli Rogers @kellierin   Given the lost economic potential of not sufficiently involving women in economies, “Why are our economies still running their engines at half speed?” This was the challenge from Valeria Della Rosa, senior manager for business advisory services at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development: how to involve women in […]

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The Right To Health For All: Five Ways To Achieve This By 2030

OPIONION By Dearbhla Crosse As the end of the health Millennium Development Goals is approaching, the sustainable development goals and their strong commitment to leaving no one behind — as well as addressing inequalities both among and within countries — provide an unprecedented opportunity to develop a more relevant global health agenda. During this year’s […]

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The Right To Health For All: Five Ways To Achieve This By 2030

OPIONION By Dearbhla Crosse As the end of the health Millennium Development Goals is approaching, the sustainable development goals and their strong commitment to leaving no one behind — as well as addressing inequalities both among and within countries — provide an unprecedented opportunity to develop a more relevant global health agenda. During this year’s […]

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BURKINA FASO: The European Union Increases Its Support For The Transition In Burkina Faso

PRESS RELEASE Brussels — The European Union is increasing its support for Burkina Faso’s transitional government today with the signing of a €120 million budget support agreement covering a period of 18 months, financed under the 11th European Development Fund. This budget support has been quickly put in place to consolidate the country’s democratic gains […]

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BURKINA FASO: The European Union Increases Its Support For The Transition In Burkina Faso

PRESS RELEASE Brussels — The European Union is increasing its support for Burkina Faso’s transitional government today with the signing of a €120 million budget support agreement covering a period of 18 months, financed under the 11th European Development Fund. This budget support has been quickly put in place to consolidate the country’s democratic gains […]

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SOUTH SUDAN: United Kingdom Emphasizes Humanitarian Support

PRESS RELEASE The UK steps up support for South Sudan The UK has set out its support to South Sudan at the European Commission and United Nations’s high-level event on the humanitarian crisis in Geneva. Speaking ahead of the high-level event, International Development Secretary Justine Greening said: A year and a half into the conflict […]

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SOUTH SUDAN: United Kingdom Emphasizes Humanitarian Support

PRESS RELEASE The UK steps up support for South Sudan The UK has set out its support to South Sudan at the European Commission and United Nations’s high-level event on the humanitarian crisis in Geneva. Speaking ahead of the high-level event, International Development Secretary Justine Greening said: A year and a half into the conflict […]

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