Maasai Community to Benefit From Sh45 Million Well

The Tanzanian Goodwill Ambassador, a United States Businessman, Mr Doug Pitt has volunteered to build a well in Masasi area and survey work for the project is planned to start next week. more»

Ebola Survivors in Sierra Leone Speak of Their Hopes and Fears

Patricia James is the unofficial spokesperson for this particular group of five Ebola survivors being discharged from the Red Cross Ebola treatment centre in Kenema, Sierra Leone. She is vivacious, engaging and very caring, fussing around the other survivors to reassure them that they are indeed going home. more»

UBA Donates U.S.$300,000

In the wake of the gains made in the fight against Ebola, the United Bank of Africa (UBA) Liberia Limited has made additional donation of US$300,000 to the Government of Liberia to help in its fight. more»

Avoid Stigmatising Africa,' Musician Says As W. Africa Ebola Song Launched

Some of Africa's top musicians launched on Monday an alternative Ebola appeal song to Band Aid's new recording of "Do they know it's Christmas' with proceeds also going to fight the virus that has killed more than 5,000 people in West Africa this year. more»

G20 Leaders' Brisbane Statement On Ebola

We are deeply concerned about the Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone and saddened by the suffering and loss of life it is inflicting. We are mindful of the serious humanitarian, social and economic impacts on those countries, and of the potential for these impacts to spread. more»

Bukoba Gets Sh460 Million for Disabled People's Vocational Centre


Karagwe Community Based Rehabilitation Programme (KCBRT) has received 460m/- assistance from the Netherlands to construct a vocational centre at Ndama Ward, KCBRT Secretary general, Agrrey Mashanda has disclosed.. more»

Does Africa Need Another Charity Song?

Bob Geldof is to issue a fresh version of charity hit "Do They Know It's Christmas?" to help fund the fight against Ebola. But such attempts to help are ill-considered and do not help Africa, says DW's Claus Stäcker. more»

WFP to Reduce Food Rations to Refugees in Kenya

Around half a million refugees, mainly from Somalia and South Sudan, living in the Dadaab and Kakuma camps in remote areas in northern Kenya, will receive reduced rations from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) as a result of insufficient funding. more»

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