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5 Steps To Help Turn Interest Into Action

5 Steps To Help Turn Interest Into Action

Here’s a situation: A few hundred people, maybe more, start acting like they care about what you do, decide to follow you on social media, and/or sign up for your email list. But when it comes to needing them to actually take action for your cause, they pretty much disappear. Sound familiar? It’s a scenario […]

Gambians In Diaspora Support Disaster Victims At Home

Gambians In Diaspora Support Disaster Victims At Home

As part of their contribution and support to their native communities’ back home, the Jarra UK and Bureng USA Associations have responded to the disaster affected communities in Jarra West District, with building materials and cash amounts of D120, 000 and D80,000 respectively. Speaking at the presentation ceremony held at Mansakonko Area Council in Soma, […]

European Union Boosts Aid to Drought-Affected Countries in the Horn of Africa

European Union Boosts Aid to Drought-Affected Countries in the Horn of Africa

 Additional humanitarian assistance of €60 million will help scale up the response in the three countries worst affected by drought in the Horn of Africa. The European Commission has announced additional humanitarian assistance of €60 million to help people in Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya, who have been facing critical levels of food insecurity due to […]

Author Matshona Dhiwayo To Donate Book Proceeds To Local Orphans

Author Matshona Dhiwayo To Donate Book Proceeds To Local Orphans

Canada based Zimbabwean author Matshona Dhliwayo said it was time for him to thank God for the gift of writing He gave him by donating 50% of his book sales to orphanages dotted around the country. The book is titled Lalibela’s Wisest Man. The Canadian based Philosopher, Entrepreneur and author has also written a number […]

Uganda, UN Appeal for $8 Billion For South Sudan Refugees

Uganda, UN Appeal for $8 Billion For South Sudan Refugees

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni and UN chief Antonio Guterres will on Friday host a conference to raise funds for South Sudanese refugees. Nearly one million have crossed into Uganda since conflict broke out in 2013. They come with the little they could save from their homes having fled war and famine. They come in their […]

EU Announces €143m Humanitarian Support Package For N/East Nigeria

EU Announces €143m Humanitarian Support Package For N/East Nigeria

The European Commission has announced a support package of 143 million euros (about N50.2 billion) for the early recovery and reconstruction needs in Borno, which is suffering from a worsening humanitarian crisis. The Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja by the EU […]

€8.5 Million Grant For Sudan On World Environment Day

€8.5 Million Grant For Sudan On World Environment Day

 On the occasion of the World Environment Day today, the Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Sudan announced a grant of €8.5 million for projects addressing climate change in the country. The projects are financed by the EU Global Climate Change Alliance+ (GCCA+), the EU delegation to Sudan said in a statement today. “The […]

World Bank Boosts Stem Projects In Universities With U.S.$70 Million

World Bank Boosts Stem Projects In Universities With U.S.$70 Million

As part of its contribution to the development of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), in the nation’s universities, the World Bank has committed $70m to projects in 10 institutions across the country. Speaking at the opening of a three-day workshop in Lagos for the 22 African Centres of Excellence (ACE) member- universities in Africa, […]

Tasha Vasconcelos Offers A Helping Hand To The Poor

Tasha Vasconcelos Offers A Helping Hand To The Poor

As an international supermodel, Tasha Vasconcelos is used to travelling the world in luxury. But these days she travels in relatively low-key style. Born in 1966 in Beira, Mozambique to a Portuguese father and British mother, Tasha’s family fled to Zimbabwe and then to Canada to escape civil war in those countries. “I have suffered […]

South Sudanese In Abyei Need Aid

South Sudanese In Abyei Need Aid

 According to the UN Secretary-General’s most recent report on Abyei, the humanitarian situation has remained relatively stable. Nevertheless, the people in the contested area, claimed by both Sudan and South Sudan, are in need of assistance. The presence of armed elements, sporadic inter-communal conflict, and the absence of public institutions and government services continue to […]

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