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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 […]

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 […]

World Bank To Fund Africa’s Top 20 Tech Startups

World Bank To Fund Africa’s Top 20 Tech Startups

World Bank has launched XL Africa, a five-month business acceleration program designed to support the 20 most promising digital start-ups from Sub-Saharan Africa. Start-ups will receive mentoring from global and local experts, learn through a tailor-made curriculum, increase their regional visibility, and get access to potential corporate partners and investors. With support from prominent African […]

New Donor Funding Allows WFP to Resume Full Food Rations for Refugees In Kenya

New Donor Funding Allows WFP to Resume Full Food Rations for Refugees In Kenya

With new resources received since the beginning of the year, WFP is now able to restore the full food ration for all refugees from April to July. However, the funding currently available for cash transfers – which make up 30 percent of the refugees’ food assistance – will last only until May. “We are pleased […]

Actor Ben Stiller Joins Social Media Drive To Raise $2 Million For Somalia

Actor Ben Stiller Joins Social Media Drive To Raise $2 Million For Somalia

Hollywood actor Ben Stiller has teamed up with social media stars to raise $2 million for people facing starvation in Somalia amid a devastating drought. The Zoolander actor is now trying to recruit other celebrities including Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton, Beauty and the Beast actress Emma Watson and model Carla Delevingne to support the […]

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