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»

Foreign Aid Withdrawal Irks PM

Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda has re-expressed disappointment at development partners' decision to withdraw aid because of various reasons and suggested a better approach instead of punishing a large Tanzanian population. more»

Wealthy Africans, Firms Donate U.S.$28.5 Million to Fight Ebola

A total of $28.5 million has been raised from the continent's wealthiest individuals and firms for a fund to fight the Ebola outbreak ravaging three West African nations. more»

China Dev't Bank Donates to Liberia

The China-Africa Development Fund through its parent company, the China Development Bank has made a cash donation of One Hundred Fifty Thousand United States Dollars ($150,000.00) to the Government of Liberia, to assist the West African Nation in the fight against the deadly Ebola Virus. more»

Ebola - Hard-Won Gains in Liberia Must Not Be Undermined

While the number of new Ebola cases reported in Liberia has declined in recent weeks, the outbreak is far from over and new hotspots continue to emerge across the country, the international medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today. more»

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