July 30



July 29

  • Somalia: NGOs, Terror Laws Blamed for Food Shortages [analysis]

    African Arguments

    As the UN warns of an impending famine in Somalia, it is important to look at the track record of aid organisations in responding to emergencies in the country. This will help... Read more »

  • Burundi: Fears Mount Amid Escalating Political Violence and Government Crackdown [press release]

    AI London

    Burundi's ruling party is perpetrating a relentless campaign of intimidation against government critics and its youth wing is carrying out crimes with impunity ahead of next year's... Read more »

  • Liberia: Red Cross Warns Against Denial

    Inquirer

    The Liberian National Red Cross says the current spread of the deadly Ebola virus is escalating and warned that efforts be multiplied to urgently contain it. Read more »

  • Liberia: Red Cross Wants Ebola Fight Multiplied

    NEWS

    The Liberian Red Cross says the current spread of the deadly Ebola virus is escalating and warned that efforts be multiplied to urgently contain it. Read more »

  • Nigeria: NGO Plans One Million Jobs in One Yr

    Vanguard

    THE Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria, TAN, a non-governmental organization, has unveiled plans to roll out more than one million jobs within the next one year in its efforts... Read more »

  • Nigeria: NGO Takes Anti-Corruption Campaign to Grassroots

    Daily Trust

    The Grassroots Cooperative Nigeria (GCN) a pro-democracy group is to launch a nationwide campaign against corruption. Read more »

  • Nigeria: HURIWA Condemns Kano Bombings, Calls for DNA Probe

    Daily Trust

    The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has urged the Federal Government to conduct comprehensive forensic test of the corpses of the dead Kano bombers to... Read more »



July 28

  • Africa: Flying Cars Pitched As Tools for Humanitarian Work

    SciDev.Net

    Designs for flying cars are being targeted at humanitarian organisations for use in a variety of missions, from delivering vaccines to transporting medics and patients. Read more »

  • Africa: Learning to Tackle Nutrition - Participants Gather for Short Course [Blog]

    IDS

    This month, the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and International Food Policy and Research Institute (IFPRI) welcomed participants for the Transforming Nutrition - Ideas,... Read more »

  • Cameroon: CDO, CFOs Train On Work Techniques

    Cameroon Tribune

    Curtains dropped last Friday July 25, 2014 on a seminar organized by the National Community-driven Development Programme -PNDP to train Council Development Officers and Council... Read more »

  • Ghana: German Homelessness Through African Eyes

    Deutsche Welle

    People can become homeless almost anywhere in the world, but they are differences in the way the rest of society treats them. A visiting young Ghanaian journalist wanted to find... Read more »

  • Ghana: Freedom Aid Ghana Gives to Accra Psychiatric Hospital

    Ghanaian Chronicle

    Freedom Aid Ghana, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), with interest in providing healthcare to deprived communities in the country, has donated items worth thousands of Ghana... Read more »

  • Tanzania: Call for Formation of Social Work Council

    Daily News

    SOCIAL workers in Tanzania have called for the establishment of National Social Work Council to steer the profession, which, despite its potential to bring about social... Read more »

  • Kenya: NGO Council to Spend 0.1 Million in a Single Celebration

    The Star

    The NGOs council has come under sharp criticism for allegedly planning to spend over 100 million shillings in their upcoming 25th anniversary celebrations. The council however... Read more »

  • Cameroon: Meyomessi Swims in Cerac's Generosity

    Cameroon Tribune

    A refurbished health centre with updated equipment, farm tools, inputs and school books were handed over to the population on Friday, July 25, 2014. Read more »



July 27



July 26

  • Sierra Leone: Burying Ebola's Victims in Sierra Leone [press release]

    IFRC

    They are all young men, in their early twenties who, just a few short weeks ago, would have been studying, going to work at a construction site, or ferrying passengers around on... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Northeast Nigeria - Tales of Widows [press release]

    IFRC

    The pain, destruction, loss of lives and, worst of all, fear of the unknown, could be felt and touched on the streets of Maiduguri, in northeast Nigeria, despite the seeming... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Soyinka, Model for Social Conscience, Activism - Repronig

    Independent

    Reproduction Rights Society of Nigeria (REPRONIG) has congratulated the Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, as he marked his 80th birthday. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Rotary Donates Equipment to Abuja Hospitals

    Daily Trust

    Rotary Club of Abuja metro has donated health equipment worth over N8 million to four hospitals in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Read more »

  • Kenya: Deputy Governor Lashes At NGOs

    The Star

    NGOs working in West Pokot have been accused for misusing aid resources. Read more »



July 25

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