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UNILEVER Donates 100 Computers To Chitungwiza Schools.

UNILEVER Donates 100 Computers To Chitungwiza Schools.

Unilever Zimbabwe, through its washing powder brand OMO, has donated 100 computers to selected primary schools in Chitungwiza as part of the company’s efforts to cut the technology gap between the developed and developing countries. This forms part of the organisation’s initiative called “Vheneka Musha Mukuru” tailored to give back to the community and deliver […]

EU Injects $7m Into Agricultural Sector In Zimbabwe

EU Injects $7m Into Agricultural Sector In Zimbabwe

The European Union (EU) has injected $7 million towards the revitalization of the country’s agricultural sector whose yields have been declining since the turn of the millennium. Since 2000 when President Robert Mugabe’s administration embarked on the land reform programme which saw the violent seizure of farms from white commercial farmers without compensation, Zimbabwe’s food […]

ADRA Gives To Needy Children

ADRA Gives To Needy Children

 The Adventist Development and Relief Agency Namibia (ADRA) has extended a helping hand to the needy and vulnerable children of Nkurenkuru in the Kavango West Region. They could not hide their excitement during the handing over of food items including bags of maize meal, seventy tins of fish, rice, and blankets, clothes and shoes. Learners […]

UN Issues Fresh Aid Appeal To Help Starving Kenyans

UN Issues Fresh Aid Appeal To Help Starving Kenyans

The United Nations issued a fresh appeal for $106 million (Sh10 billion) to help for Kenyans threatened with starvation. Nearly 370,000 children in parts of the country hardest hit by drought now require urgent treatment for acute malnutrition, the UN humanitarian agency said Thursday. “In the worst-affected countries, like Turkana South, the acute malnutrition rate […]

SA Pledges R8 Million For Sierra Leone

SA Pledges R8 Million For Sierra Leone

South Africa has pledged R8 million to assist Sierra Leone following deadly mudslides, International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane said on Wednesday. “We are announcing an initial financial contribution of R8 million for humanitarian assistance through the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). This contribution is for the provision of materials for temporary shelters, […]

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 […]