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Japan Backs IOM Community Stabilization Project in Northern Kenya

April 16, 2014 at 14:45

IOM has received USD 1 million from Japan to support a project that aims to enhance community stabilization for mobile populations and communities that host them in Northern Kenya. The […]

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New Study Shows Kenya’s Shift to Green Economy Should Generate USD 45 Billion by 2030, Build Climate Resilience and Boost Food Security

April 16, 2014 at 11:08

New Study Shows Kenya’s Shift to Green Economy Should Generate USD 45 Billion by 2030, Build Climate Resilience and Boost Food Security / Positive Returns Projected within Seven to Ten […]

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SA: W Cape youth unite for social change

April 10, 2014 at 09:39

A forum that will focus on the role of youth and their contribution to building a better society has been launched in the Western Cape. Launched over the weekend in […]

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Nelson Mandela International Day launched

April 9, 2014 at 13:31

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe on Tuesday officially launched the Nelson Mandela International Day Campaign 2014 at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory in Houghton. Celebrated across the globe in honour […]

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Novartis and Malaria No More provide two million antimalarial treatments to children in Zambia

Novartis and Malaria No More provide two million antimalarial treatments to children in Zambia

April 7, 2014 at 15:39

•          One million antimalarial treatments donated by Novartis, matching one million treatments funded through Malaria No More’s Power of One campaign •          Power of One enables the public to fund […]

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Red Cross mobilizes teams to respond to Ebola outbreak in Guinea

March 26, 2014 at 13:30

With a confirmed outbreak of the highly contagious Ebola virus in Guinea, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has today deployed a Field Assessment Coordination […]

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Democracy anchored in human rights, says Pres Zuma

March 25, 2014 at 11:23

By  Nthambeleni Gabara Sharpeville – When freedom and democracy dawned in 1994, human rights became the anchor of the democratic government, says President Jacob Zuma. “When freedom dawned in 1994, […]

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Niger: Two million animals vaccinated

March 20, 2014 at 16:45

More than two million head of livestock belonging to almost 140,000 families in the Agadez and Tillabéry areas of the north and west of Niger have been treated in a […]

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EU adopts strategy on the Gulf of Guinea

March 18, 2014 at 12:15

The Council today adopted an EU strategy on the Gulf of Guinea to support the efforts of the region and its coastal states to address the many challenges of maritime […]

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Liberian President Sirleaf welcomes women’s call for equal protection to land, asks women to do more: “Stand up and be accounted for”

As New Land Law in Liberia Moves towards Finalization, Women from Across Africa Call for Equal Protection to Land Ownership Rights

March 12, 2014 at 08:51

Liberian President Sirleaf welcomes women’s call for equal protection to land, asks women to do more: “Stand up and be accounted for.” Liberian President Ellen Sirleaf, along with Liberian Minister […]

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