October 29

October 28

  • Africa: Ebola - Quarantine Can Undermine Efforts to Curb Epidemic


    Forced quarantine of asymptomatic health workers returning from fighting the Ebola outbreak in west Africa is not grounded in scientific evidence and could undermine efforts to... Read more »

  • Gambia: 62 Nations Tackle Gambia on Human Rights [press release]

    AI London

    The Gambian authorities must heed a warning from the international community about the deteriorating human rights situation in the country, Amnesty International said today. Read more »

  • Africa: Ebola - the Lessons From HIV [Blog]


    EMILY BASS writes: Read more »

  • South Africa: TAC Aims to Raise R10 Million in November


    With only about one third of the budget it needs for next year, AIDS lobby group the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) has announced that it aims to raise R10 million next month. Read more »

  • Kenya: NGOs Are Cons, Say Villagers

    The Star

    Residents have accused some NGOs of using community projects to enrich themselves. Read more »

  • Kenya: Go Hang, Kuria Tells COFEK On the NGOs Bill

    The Star

    Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria, who is sponsoring a bill to reduce foreign funding for NGOs, has told those opposed to the legislation to "go hang". Read more »

  • Kenya: Coast Groups Criticise Bill On NGO Funds

    The Star

    Civil societies in Mombasa yesterday accused the state of plotting to silence NGOs to perpetrate injustice. Read more »

  • Kenya: NGO Donates to Migori Youth With Disabilities

    The Star

    AN international organisation has offered Sh800,000 cheques to groups of youths with disabilities in Migori county. Read more »

  • Liberia: 'Trash Ebola'


    The Liberia Young Women Initiatives (LYWI) over the weekend launched what they termed the "Trash Ebola Project." Read more »

  • Gambia: Interview With Buba Janneh, Coordinator of Abubakarr Siddique Foundation for Orphans and Needy Welfare (afnow) [interview]


    In this week's edition of Children's Corner, we will bring the interview we had with the coordinator of Abubakarr Siddique Foundation for the Orphans and Needy Welfare (AFNOW) Mr.... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Fashola, Imoke, Others to Get CERF Awards in Lagos

    Independent (Lagos)

    For demonstrating strong capacity and values in emancipating children through valuable projects, offerings and enhancing sustainable quality lifestyle for children and youths in... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Kaduna - NGO to Empower Youths for Positive Change

    Independent (Lagos)

    A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), the Strategic Empowerment and Mediation Agency (SEMA), on Monday said it would empower Nigerian youths for positive social changes. Read more »

  • Gambia: Rhino Academy Boosted

    Daily Observer

    Team Rhino, a UK-based organisation that does business and advises people on health, in its efforts of complementing government in the development of grassroots football in The... Read more »

  • Nigeria: NGO Makes Case for Viable Budgeting Process

    Independent (Lagos)

    It is imperative to revive best practices and the inclusive system of preparing Medium Term Sector Strategies (MTSS) which will feed into the Medium Term Expenditure Framework... Read more »

  • Kenya: Smile Train Bring Back Smiles to Kenyan Kids

    The Star

    AN international children's charity, Smile Train Inc, is seeking to reach thousands of people, especially children, living with cleft lips and palates in Kenya. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Over 500 Women, Girls Abducted By Boko Haram -HRW

    Daily Trust

    Over 500 women and children have been abducted by the Boko Haram sect from 2009 till date, the Human Rights Watch said in a report yesterday. Read more »

  • Liberia: Phil, Action Aid Train Trainers

    New Dawn

    A local non-governmental organization under the banner Public Health Initiative or PHIL in collaboration with Action Aid Liberia has conducted a three-day training of trainers'... Read more »

October 27

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