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Sylvester Idowu in Warri. A group, Concerned Iwhrekan Youths have petitioned the anti graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over activities of Niger Delta Peace Coalition (NDPC), a Non Governmental body that allegedly interface between the people of Iwhrekan in Ughelli ...
The Delhi High Court today asked a petitioner to withdraw its application seeking cancellation of a lease awarding 50 acres of land at Kandla Port in Gujarat to a private firm. The fresh application was filed in a pending PIL by an NGO, the Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL), which had alleged that a ...

Udhagamandalam: An NGO has written to district collector J Innocent Divya to form a committee to safeguard the 18th century Stone House - the first building in Ooty. The building currently houses Ooty Government Arts College. “The building and its surroundings is not what it should be. If people and old ...
In one of the largest cases yet of an NGO falling foul of counter-terror law, the United States has fined a European NGO $2.025 million for working with Iran and with "terrorist" Palestinian groups in Gaza. Like other US grantees, Norwegian People's Aid had declared annually that it did not support entities ...
The lawsuit between Washington-based environmental group Wild Fish Conservancy (WFC) and Cooke Aquaculture is making progress. The NGO filed the lawsuit in November for alleged repeated and ongoing violations of the Clean Water Act (CWA) following the August incident in which Cooke's salmon ...
The island of Lesbos in the Aegean Sea was home to the poet Sappho, who wrote beautiful, complex lyric poetry in ancient Grecian times. Today, it's home to more than 7,000 refugees fleeing violence and war in their homelands in the hope of being granted asylum in the European Union. A group of ...

A US NGO is calling for the avoidance of several recycled-content building products unless their contents are fully disclosed and evaluated to be lead-free. According to Bill Walsh of the Healthy Building Network, there is a "significant regulatory gap" that allows lead-containing building products to be used, ...
This clip features images filmed in the headquarters of Basamat for Development, a Syrian-Lebanese NGO which empowers marginalised Syrian women refugees living in the Bekaa Valley of Lebanon through education and capacity building. It has set up a women's community centre that delivers a wide ...
Keezhattur protests: Green NGO proposes alternative route for contentious bypass. Farmers, whose ... However, a green NGO has proposed an alternate plan – widening National Highway 17, built in 1975, and building a flyover in Thaliparambu could negate the need for the Thalassery Bypass Project.
The organizations that are a part of the Rome Legal Network for Migrants in Transit have warned of a "critical situation" at the immigration office of the Rome police headquarter. They believe the possibilities for foreigners to gain access to asylum requests and permits of stay renewal procedures are too ...
Mai Lyn Ngo has found a way to get paid to eat fried chicken and work out — through blogging. Deep Fried Fit is Ngo's food and fitness blog. The Southern Methodist University journalism alumna went from a marketing job to an all-out blogging career almost two years ago.
A non-governmental organization, Hope for African Children Initiative, has given seven out-of-school children full scholarships to go back to school and gave out educational materials such as school bags, sandals and writing materials, among others, were distributed to about 1,000 children in Makoko, ...
“I derive no benefit from the city supporting the FBF, and I have derived no benefit from the NGO over the many years of my support for it,” he assured. The ANC in Joburg said it would not “sit idle when mayor Mashaba uses his position to coerce MMCs and staff to take decisions to fund a pet project he has ...
KAMPALA, March 28 (Xinhua) -- Two vehicles belonging to a non-governmental organization working with refugees in Uganda's Yumbe district have been burnt down by a rowdy mob. The vehicles were on Wednesday found parked in the compound of Dan Church Aid offices in Yumbe, located about 522 ...
The NGO refused even after weapons were pointed at them, they said. The Libyan Coast Guard instead claims that the Spanish NGO had displayed ''defiant behavior'' and that it had not complied with regulations. The Italian Coast Guard underscored that the coordination had been ''taken over by the Libyan ...
My only association with the NGO is through my companies. My families will continue to support them and we will continue as long as my family is able personally to support these children. I will not stop," Mashaba added. Over the weekend, the ANC in the Tshwane region raised its concerns about the ...
Gerard Canals, operation officer at the NGO Proactiva Open Arms, is not afraid of jail. Earlier this month, the NGO helped save more than 200 people from drowning in the central Mediterranean. "I may go to prison but I am not really worried because we did nothing wrong," he told EUobserver on Tuesday ...

'Sex pest' NGO head resigns in Georgia. 23 March 2018 by OC Media. Zviad Devdariani (CiDA). Zviad Devdariani, the head of a prominent Georgian non-governmental organisation and an outspoken supporter of women's rights has resigned, after allegations of sexual harassment and sexual assault emerged against him.
Some of Europe's biggest shipping nations are among the least ambitious when it comes to settling a climate agreement for the sector, says the NGO Transport & Environment. The non-governmental organization has ranked European nations on a climate list according to how ambitious the countries are in ...
The United States-based non-governmental organisation (NGO) came under fire during a Select Committee hearing on deliberate online falsehoods, with the People's Action Party Policy Forum and Israel-based academic Gerald M. Steinberg calling it untrustworthy. Representing the PAP policy platform, ...
According to her, the NGO failed to collaborate with the Police or Social Welfare to rescue the children and urged them to focus on deprived areas in the ... “…if they are so passionate about the welfare of these children, then they should do more than just going in for the kids because some of these NGO's, ...
NGO Goa Foundation on Friday filed a complaint with the state Lokayukta, accusing former Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar and two mines department officials of a Rs 1.44 lakh crore illegal mining scam. The Goa-based NGO, whose petition in the Supreme Court resulted in the closure of 88 mining ...
After a tense altercation between the Libyan coastguard and the vessel of a Spanish NGO during a rescue operation involving 218 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea on Friday, the ship concerned has been impounded in a Sicilian port, with the crew under investigation by the Italian authorities for ...
So by just sharing or talking about it all the time, about how many women are deprived of basic maternal health care like pre-natal check- ups, we may be able to reach many people who can help,” said Cayetano, a former senator. Abella, who was under the care of the non-governmental organization Glory ...
A journalist aboard the search and rescue ship of the NGO Proactiva Open Arms says the Libyan Coast Guard threatened rescue workers and migrants with death if the workers didn't turn over rescued migrants to the Libyan authorities. Meanwhile international support is growing for the Italian NGO.
A man and a woman identified by police as an “innocent bystander” are dead following a targeted shooting outside a crowded North York bowling alley late Saturday. The man, identified by police as Thanh Tien Ngo, 32, was found unresponsive with multiple gunshot wounds on the ground outside Playtime ...
Nature Kenya has asked Parliament to amend a clause of the Bill, which is seen to give oil companies a free hand to build pipeline on any piece of public land, including those that should be protected for the national good. Kenya plans to build a crude oil pipeline to run 865 kilometres from its Turkana ...
The President has been facing growing pressure, including from Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth, after a local paper, L'Express, said she had used a credit card issued by an international non-governmental organization to buy clothes and jewellery in Italy and Dubai. The Indian Ocean archipelago markets ...
The non-governmental election monitor Golos, which publishes a list of fraud cases online, by early afternoon had counted 1,764 irregularities, including observers prevented from carrying out their work. Opposition 703x422. The non-governmental election monitor Golos, which publishes a list of fraud ...
"The economic crisis is driving high rates of food insecurity and malnutrition, with 48% of the population now estimated to be in crisis or worse levels of food security,” the NGO forum said in the statement. In 2017, after the declaration of famine in southern Unity state, a large-scale humanitarian response ...
A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), the Shade of Women Foundation (TSWF), has unveiled a book entitled: “She Said So, and Other Stories”, which it aims to use to enlighten Nigerians and other African countries on the influence of the girl-child and women in national development. Speaking at the ...
The NGO says Russian authorities went after Nikita Kulachenkov, who worked at the Moscow-based Anti-Corruption Foundation of Navalny, who has been barred from running in Sunday's presidential election. Kulachenkov says they accused him of 'stealing' a poster that was stuck to a wall in a small town ...
DURBAN - While social media hashtags have amplified the calls for an end to sexual abuse, a Durban woman has questioned what is being done to truly assist victims and help pull the plug on sexual violence. Tina Le Roux, a supporter of the Jes Foord Foundation, has been following the #MeToo and ...
About 27.3 million disabled Nigerians are currently unable to vote in the country's election due to non-provision of special voting materials by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. The figure was made public by the Executive Director of the Inclusive Friends Association (IFA), Mrs. Grace ...
CAPE TOWN - South Africa's National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) boss Shaun Abrahams on Friday said a non-governmental organisation (NGO) was seeking a permanent stay of prosecution for the country's former president, Jacob Zuma. "An application for the permanent stay of the prosecution of Mr ...
Authorities in Svay Rieng province's Romeas Hek district yesterday came to block an NGO from holding a public forum in a village, saying they had not obtained adequate permission. The Coalition of Cambodian Farmer Community yesterday morning held a public forum with 40 villagers on the topic of ...
Calling upon the parents and teachers to join hands for cleaning up the SSC examination system, Lok Satta, in association with the city-based NGOs Kriya Society, Padala Charitable Trust and BREAD Society, launched a campaign demanding grading system in exams instead of pass/fail. Lok Satta district ...
An Asian black bear drinks milk from a bottle in a house on the outskirts of Yangon. Photo - Nyunt Win. Government, Italian NGO join hands to protect Myanmar's bears. Myanmar will cooperate with the Istituto Oikos, an Italian non-governmental organisation, to protect and conserve bear species and fight ...
ROME - A ship run by a Spanish NGO saved 117 migrants in the Mediterranean even though it was allegedly pursued by an armed Libyan patrol boat on Thursday, the NGO said. Proactiva Open Arms said it had intervened to save the migrants, who had ended up in the seas, despite the pursuit and also ...
KEPALA BATAS: The National Registration Department (JPN) and non-governmental organisations (NGO) need to work together to speed up the process of registering children who have yet to be registered. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said children should not become the ...
Judy Thanh Truc (or Judy Nguyen, Truc Thanh Le Nguyen) and Joseph Ngo (or Tri Doc Ngo) formerly of LJ Hooker outside the court in 2017. Judge Michael Bourke told the County Court in sentencing Ngo's offending was “dishonest, harmful and prolonged, it had some sophistication, it badly breached the ...
Poovulagin Nanbargal, an NGO fighting against the implementation of the INO project in the area, has condemned the environmental clearance granted by an expert appraisal committee of the MoEF to the project. In a statement, it said the committee had cleared it as a special case without considering the ...
As Russia's presidential election fast approaches, the Russian government has added the Berlin-based NGO to a list of undesirables. The European Platform for ... In addition to the Berlin-based EPDE, another non-governmental organization (NGO) from Lithuania is also affected. Both organizations are ...
The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to deliberate upon the suggestions of an NGO to ensure compliance of the law on prevention of sexual harassment at workplaces. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud directed the Centre to file its response by ...
The HSBC Malta Foundation has presented €35,000 to Fondazzjoni Patrimonju Malti to reinforce its mission of spreading awareness of Maltese cultural heritage. The HSBC foundation has long been a supporter of Fondazzjoni Patrimonju Malti. Fondazzjoni Patrimonju Malti has earned an enviable ...
The Kingdom of Buganda has partnered with WELLS OF LIFE, an organisation from America to provide safe water to across Uganda by 2038. The Kingdom of Buganda has partnered with WELLS OF LIFE, an organisation from America to provide safe water to across Uganda by 2038. The Buganda Prime ...
The Lagos State Urban Renewal Agency (LASURA) says it is working with Justice and Empowerment Initiative to make slums in the state more habitable. LASURA General Manager, Lateef Sholebo, said the agency would not relent in its effort to reduce slums in the state annually by five per cent in order to ...
Abdullah also said that the ministry of economy in cooperation with NGOs must define a strategy that can help implement and monitor NGO projects. “The national unity government supports you,” said Abdullah. The conference was held to evaluate NGOs work in Afghanistan in terms of helping with ...
With the Kerala Water Authority pumping water from Chaliyar River for distribution in Kozhikode and Malappuram district, environmental activists have expressed concern over the issue. Anveshana Bandhu, an NGO based in Kozhikode, has written to the Prime Minister seeking intervention, alleging that the ...
A complaint has been filed against Art of Living founder, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, by an organisation in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur over his Syria remark. The complaint has been registered by MIM Jauhar Fans' Association in Kanpur's Colonelganj. The Art of Living founder, in a recent interview with a leading ...


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