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The organisation celebrates the establishment of more than 150 schools across East Africa, most of them being in Uganda. Most of these schools are located in rural areas which come with many challenges like difficulty in accessing safe water supply.
Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov's anger over the loss of his Instagram account due to US sanctions probably led to oNGOing attacks against Russia's oldest human rights organisation, members of the group have said. Memorial - the only human rights organisation with a presence in Chechnya - last ...

Court battle for Fazul over his continued stay at NGO board .... In the days to the August 8 poll, Mr Mahamed put on the chopping list the Rosemary Odinga Foundation, an NGO associated with opposition leader Raila Odinga's firstborn daughter. Then he cracked the whip on former Vice president Kalonzo ...
Clashes between riot police and political protesters in Honduras have led to another death, with some reports claiming that brings the toll to 31. Riot police and soldiers try to remove burnt tires after clashes with supporters of the Honduran Opposition Alliance Against the Dictatorship in Tegucigalpa on ...
Johannesburg - Gauteng Health's deputy director for mental health services has been questioned about her relationship with a woman who ran one of the NGOs where patients who were transferred from Life Esidimeni died. This after Hannah Jacobus admitted to knowing the woman who ran the NGO, ...
People protest in heroes' square against a new law that would undermine Central European University, a liberal graduate school of social sciences founded by U.S. financier George Soros in Budapest, Hungary, April 12, 2017. © 2017 Reuters. Hungary's government announced a new draft law ostensibly ...

Donkorkrom (E/R), Jan 18, GNA - Afram Plains Development Organization, an NGO, acting in partnership with the Kwahu Afram Plains North and Kwahu South District education Offices has assisted 3,668 out-of-school children to enroll. This is under the Complementary Basic Education (CBE) Program ...
A non-governmental organization, Friends of conservation have rolled out a bee keeping program in Narok County in efforts to spur diversification among the predominantly pastoral community. The NGO is introducing bee keeping in schools for learners to gain new skills that will assist them venture into ...
A staff member passes the Congress Center during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland in 2004. Photo by: Jean-Bernard Sieber / WEF / CC BY-NC-SA. San Francisco -- When Kate Roberts of population Services International wrote a survival guide for the World ...
Sustainable Action through Voluntary Establishment (SAVE Ghana), a Non-governmental Organisation [NGO], has presented some items to the Nandom District Health Directorate to help increase immunization coverage in the district. The items include; a motorbike for nurses, wellington boots for 10 ...
Civil Administration officials hand out demolition orders in Sussia in the West Bank. Moti Milrod. 'You want a girl? How many?': Tapes reveal how right-wing group tried to make East Jerusalem Jewish · Knesset toughens conditions for separating Palestinian neighborhoods from Jerusalem · Netanyahu's ...
farmers and scientists work together to gather essential data that will help them prioritise and monitor climate-smart agricultural interventions. Photo by: Nguyen Duy Nhiem / CIAT / CC BY-NC-SA. Brussels -- ONE's global policy director, David McNair, has some advice for nonprofits looking to hire a ...
A non-governmental organization, Lilahi Li Islam Muslim Network has called for cleaner environment in worship places. According to the founder, Hayatou Isa Raufu, a graduate of Tourism and management from the University of Bohai, China the organisation pride itself with the promotion of Islam through ...
The British peer who published a damning report about the former colony last week has dismissed as an overreaction the Hong Kong leader's claim that he had interfered in Chinese affairs. Paddy Ashdown, a co-founder of the London-based Hong Kong Watch group, insisted on Wednesday that it was ...
A Non governmental Organization (NGO), in Nasarawa State, the Beyond Boundaries Legacy Leadership Initiative (BBLLI), in collaboration with Niwano peace Foundation, Japan, has trained 15 youth leaders in the state on peaceful co-existence and religious tolerance. This was contained in a ...
Jacobus: Manamela forced me to license NGO's without following processes. Gauteng Health Department's deputy director for mental health services Hannah Jacobus says that Makgoba Manamela forced her to license NGOs without following process. Gauteng Health Department's deputy director for ...
A non-governmental organization (NGO) is set to challenge Council for Non-governmental Organisations in Malawi's (CONGOMA) resolution that made it compulsory for all NGOs to register with the council. The NGO, Counselling adolescent and youth Organisation (CAYO), wants the High Court to ...

In an interview with Xinhua, Angelina Tayobo of the Environmental Association of Cabo Delgado (AMA), a local non-governmental organization based in that province, said the attack began from Saturday night to Sunday dawn. "They attacked a community from the administrative post of Ulumbe, Palma ...
More jobs should be provided for Hong Kong retirees looking to earn some extra income, an NGO said on Monday as an international company received attention from more than 100 jobseekers after advertising three vacancies targeting the elderly. A total of 140 people signed up to attend recruitment talks ...
An NGO, Doyin & Suzan Foundation, yesterday said that it has distributed relief items, foodstuffs and other empowerment materials worth N12 million to over 2000 widows across Yagba Federal Constituency of Kogi State. The chairperson, board of trustees (BoT) of the foundation, Mrs Adedoyin Eshanumi, ...
The 101-year-old American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), a Quaker organization that was honored with the 1947 Nobel Peace Prize for assisting and rescuing Jewish victims from the Nazi regime during World War II was among 20 organizations recently blacklisted by Israel. The South African human ...
"I don't think the inclusion of Viktor Medvedchuk in that sanctions list is a problem," the press service of the NGO told the Kyiv-based Interfax-Ukraine news service on Jan.12, adding that US sanctions against Medvedchuk were first announced in 2014 and that Medvedchuk "feels absolutely fine.".
An NGO that used to pay K50 000 in annual fees will now be required to pay K1 million, an increase of 1 900 percent. In a joint statement signed by Timothy Mtambo (chairperson), Khumbo Soko (Secretary) and Gift Trapence , the rights defenders forum decried that the newly introduced fees are meant to ...
Alexander De Croo, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Development Cooperation, has decided to allocate 1 million Euro to the Start Fund. This fund is managed by the Start Network, an international network of humanitarian NGO's. The Start Fund's objective is to reduce the funding gap within the ...
Or as a non-governmental organization which exists to propagate its ideas? The Church's beliefs about man's place in the universe and about the values that should guide human behaviour are shared by the majority (arguably a relative one) of the population. So its profile is clearly much more than that of ...
This is thanks to an unusually dense green patch of land in the village. This small forest has been grown on a 22-cent plot of land with the support of local villagers. The NGO achieved this through the Miyawaki method, which was put forth by Akira Miyawaki. Miyawaki is a Japanese botanist and ecologist, ...
Russian and Syrian warplanes killed at least 17 civilians in eastern Ghouta on Saturday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The deadliest airstrikes hit the Hammuriyeh district, leaving 12 civilians including two children, the UK based war monitor said. "Syrian and Russian planes continued on ...
Accra, Jan. 6, GNA - Water for Rural Africa (WRA), a Non-governmental Organisation, has said the temporary shutdown of the Teshie-Nungua Desalination Plant will have a significant impact on the supply of water in the area and its environs. The NGO has, therefore, advised the Ghana Water Company ...
Mr Denis Wendo, founder and director of Integrated Development Network (IDN) which has launched a programme aimed at keeping the youth in Nairobi out of crime. PHOTO | PAUL LETIWA | NATION MEDIA GROUP. In Summary. The NGO also has a programme that focuses on inter-slum youth meetings ...
Germany enters 2018 without having found a new government, a situation that casts a cloud over all of the country's major policy endeavours including those dealing with energy and climate. But irrespective of the unprecedented difficulty in forming a government, the Energiewende will continue to be one ...
Most government schools in villages are in an unfortunate state, be it the poor infrastructure or lack of good educational facilities. However, many have come forward in the recent past to work towards improving this. One such story is of an NGO that has built India's first digital government school in the ...
Nigeria's National Assembly has turned its sights on NGOs, which are bracing for a crackdown in 2018. The Yakubu Dogara led House of Representatives is desperately pushing to pass the 'NGO Regulatory Bill' that many analysts have warned would stigmatize NGOs, and set Nigeria on course toward ...
France's Attac campaign on Thursday accused Apple and French bank BNP of trying to "gag" it because the companies have launched legal action in response to protests in which the NGO's activists accused the companies of tax dodging. Earlier it emerged that the US-based company last month filed an ...
NavroNGO (U/E), Jan 4, GNA - The Our Lady of Mercy Community Services, a non-governmental organization (NGO), working in the Navrongo Municipality in the Upper East Region has trained young girls in various vocational skills and entrepreneurship development. The girls were taught dress and ...
Africa as a whole remained the most violent, with nearly one of every eight of the continent's 608 million Christians facing "extreme persecution". Churchinside 703x422. Christians were targeted in a growing number of killings and other attacks around the world last year, especially in Nigeria, Pakistan and ...
Local Non-governmental Organisation (NGO) Naujawan Welfare Society president Sonu Maheshwari today gave a demand letter to Mayor Balwant Rai Nath, demanding cutting and pruning of trees in the city which are causing accidents and traffic snarls. In the demand letter, Naujawan Welfare Society ...
Malaysian Anti-Cheap Liquor Movement says hard liquor should only be sold at specific outlets for better enforcement. P-David-Marshel-cheap-liquor-malaysia-1 PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Cheap Liquor Movement has made a proposal to the Penang government to revoke the right of ...
A recent study, that claimed most maids here are exploited, has been denounced - by the very group that conceptualised the study. The Humanitarian Organisation for Migration economics (Home) has distanced itself from the study led by volunteer researcher Anja Wessels, who asserted that three in five ...
PONA, a non-governmental organization (NGO) is embarking on an exercise to reclaim and rejuvenate lands that been destroyed as a result of illegal mining activities. The organization is planting trees on depleted lands in all the eight regions where illegal mining activities have caused destructions to the ...
Singapore -- A non-governmental organisation (NGO) helping migrant workers has said a study published last month, which found six in 10 foreign domestic helpers here to have been exploited, was published without its consent. Revealing a rift with the lead researcher of the report, titled Bonded To The System, the ...
Sumbrungu (UER), Dec. 22, GNA - Light of Hope Foundation, a Non-governmental Organisation (NGO) working in Sumbrungu in the Upper East Region, has supported women to go into income generating activities. Seventy-four women have been empowered and supported through microfinance and ...
A review petition was filed on Thursday by NGO Common Cause against the Supreme Court's judgment dismissing its allegations against the appointment of Rakesh Asthana, senior IPS officer of the Gujarat cadre, as Special Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation. In the last week of November, ...
No piece of proposed legislation has received the kind of bashing the Non-governmental Organisations (NGO) Regulatory Commission (establishment) Bill, 2016, sponsored by the deputy leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Umar Buba Jibril (APC, Kogi), has generated in the polity. Since the ...
A Non-governmental Organisation (NGO), prisoners' Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA), has embarked on the training of personnel of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) on human rights' violations. The three days training with the theme: "To Curb Human rights' Violation by SARS and ...
Dubai: An interfaith group from the gulf monarchy of Bahrain said it has sent a delegation to Israel to promote "tolerance and coexistence" amid Arab outcry over the fate of Jerusalem. The non-governmental organisation, which calls itself "This is Bahrain", insisted it had no official status, though its mission ...
As Johnny NGO prepares to leave the University of New Mexico behind, his experiences will remain with him. "I've met a lot of prodigious advisors, professors and students, which made my time at the University memorable. Some courses and experiences that really opened up my mind were taking a class ...
He said that the NGO had embarked on sensitisation programme in some communities to let people know how the disease could be communicated as well as how to prevent it. "We want to see a country free from polio and we are working to ensure that there is no such case in all communities in FCT.
An International NGO from the United Arab Emirates has launched a programme to sponsor weddings for young poor locals in Malindi, Kilifi county. The programme entails facilitating dowry, buying household items and giving capital to the young couples. The NGO organises a mass wedding for the ...
The efforts of non-governmental organisations (NGO) to exert pressure on shipping to agree to tougher carbon dioxide targets sooner that it would like has not gone unnoticed by the shipping industry. The impact of marine environmentalist grouping, the Clean Shipping Coalition (CSC), is acknowledged by ...
woman accused of defrauding NGO due in Pretoria court. The Gauteng provincial investigating unit arrested the suspect following the disappearance of R5 million from the books of an NGO in the West Rand. Gavel on cuffs. Picture: SAPS. Fraud and corruption. email; Print ...


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