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European Commission allocates €3 million for displaced Somali refugees in Kenyan refugee camps

The European Commission has allocated €3 million in humanitarian aid for programmes to support refugees in Kenya's Dadaab camps. Around 267,0000 refugees are currently...
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Gates Foundation Joins Global Trust Fund to Support Small Farmers

Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, joined representatives of the governments of the United States, Canada, Spain, and South Korea...
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Ethiopia: Major echo donation to support emergency assistance

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a generous donation of US$23 million from the European Commission through the Directorate General...
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USADF Signs Two Grants to Support Marginalized Populations in Burundi

In an effort to work with under-served groups to alleviate poverty, the United States African Development Foundation (USADF) recently awarded two grants with organizations...
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PepsiCo Feeds America With National Day of Service

Today, Mosaic, PepsiCo's African American employee resource group, is teaming up with Feeding America to hold a national day of service for PepsiCo employees....
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Black Hollywood Heads to Ohio in Fight Against AIDS

This week, the Buckeye state will become Black Hollywood East, as movie and TV stars flock to participate in the Test 1 Million Ohio...
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Sudan: United Nations agencies and partners require access to Eastern Jebel Marra to assess the humanitarian situation and deliver assistance

Continued instability in parts of the Eastern Jebel Marra area of Sudan'sDarfur region has resulted in aid agencies being unable to access certain areas...
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Zimbabwe: Swedish Funding Boosts Humanitarian Programme for Displaced and Vulnerable Populations

Programmes providing much-needed humanitarian assistance to mobile and vulnerable populations (MVPs) and returned migrants in Zimbabwe have received new funding from the Swedish International...
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TPRF Grant Provides Food for Ugandan Orphans

The Prem Rawat Foundation's grant of US$15,000 will provide food for orphaned street children in Kasese, Uganda In the wake of protracted fighting between rebels...
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Darfur: UNAMID peacekeepers reported missing

Four UNAMID peacekeepers have not been seen or heard from in nearly 24 hours. The peacekeepers last movement was reported at 16:00 hrs on...
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Ethiopia: France donates 400,000 euro for nutrition programmes in Ethiopia

The Government of France today donated 400,000 Euro to support nutrition programmes being implemented by the Ethiopian Ministry of Health in partnership with UNICEF. The...
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Niger-Mali: ICRC to assist over 100,000 victims of violence and economic hardship

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is launching extensive assistance programmes for more than 100,000 people affected by adverse weather conditions and...
Morocco’s expulsion of Christians abusive?

Morocco’s expulsion of Christians abusive?

Sixteen Christian workers accused of religious “proselytism” were expelled from Morocco Tuesday. They were members of the Village of Hope, an orphanage located in...
Somalia: Al-Shabaab, UN officials accused of aid grab

Somalia: Al-Shabaab, UN officials accused of aid grab

Contractors, local UN workers and Islamist militants in Somalia have been accused of diverting food aid meant for refugees and destitute Somalis for their...
Ethiopia: Aid money spent on weapon is “Palpable Nonsense”

Ethiopia: Aid money spent on weapon is “Palpable Nonsense”

British charities have rubbished reports by the British Broadcasting Corporation, BBC that aid money in Ethiopia was spent on weapons during the civil war....
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Côte d’Ivoire: UNOCI’s Ghanaian battalion donates food to orphanage in Bondoukou

The Ghanaian battalion of the United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire (UNOCI) based in Bondoukou, on Tuesday, donated food to Hellas orphanage in the...
Africans reach out in solidarity with Haiti

Africans reach out in solidarity with Haiti

In the broad international mobilization to help the stricken people of Haiti, Africa is not lagging behind. Government officials, religious leaders, students, artists and...
Burundi: Female ex-combatants picking up the pieces

Burundi: Female ex-combatants picking up the pieces

By age 15, Annonciata Nduwimana was an accomplished fighter for Burundi's opposition Forces nationales de liberation (FNL) and knew how to kill in battle. "My...
African Union: Haiti’s future in Africa ‘a sense of duty’

African Union: Haiti’s future in Africa ‘a sense of duty’

Leaders of the African Union will consider the proposal to award Haitians land and naturalization benefits during its annual three-day summit in Addis Ababa,...
Haiti: Officers from Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal join efforts

Haiti: Officers from Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal join efforts

“When I see people lying on the ground, I feel grateful and thankful to be here helping those people. Many Haitians often think I...
Kudos to the United Nations in Haiti

Kudos to the United Nations in Haiti

Critics have often labeled UN intervention as failures, especially in situations of Natural disasters and humanitarian intervention. Such critics couldn't be more wrong. The...
Ugandans donate to Haiti

Ugandans donate to Haiti

The government of Uganda and Ugandans have so far collected 300,000,000 Uganda shillings, (equivalent of 1.5 million US dollars) towards assisting people affected by...
Ugandans donate to Haiti disaster victims

Ugandans donate to Haiti disaster victims

The high commission of the republic of Trinidad and Tobago in Uganda has yesterday launched the Haiti disaster appeal fund at a ceremony held...
Africa mobilizes massive relief efforts for Haiti

Africa mobilizes massive relief efforts for Haiti

Despite their own financial difficulties and development challenges, many African nations are joining with the international community to donate money and lifesaving or emergency...
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Japan: Exchange of Notes for Grant Aid for the Republic of Burundi through UNICEF

Exchange of Notes for Grant Aid for the Republic of Burundi (The Project for Infectious Diseases Prevention for Children) through the United Nations Children's...
Haiti: SOS via SMS

Haiti: SOS via SMS

Another earthquake shook Haiti Wednesday morning after the disastrous January 12 earthquake that has left at least 75 000 people dead. This comes in...
Haiti: Congo joins Senegal in rare poor-help-poor diplomacy

Haiti: Congo joins Senegal in rare poor-help-poor diplomacy

A row has ensued over the kind gesture of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to the victims of Haiti’s earthquake devastation. While many...
Haiti-Senegal: Abdoulaye Wade reaches out to Haitians

Haiti-Senegal: Abdoulaye Wade reaches out to Haitians

The government of Senegal has offered land and reparation settlements to Haitian victims who so wish to live in Senegal, following the devastating earthquake...
Haiti: United States to meet UN request for assistance

Haiti: United States to meet UN request for assistance

A sum of $562 million is required to help over three million desolate Haitians survive for the next six months, the United Nations humanitarian...
Haiti Earthquake: A horrible death toll expected as assistance pour in

Haiti Earthquake: A horrible death toll expected as assistance pour in

A magnitude 7 earthquake struck Haiti on Tuesday, badly hitting the South-West of Port-au-Prince and causing several thousands of deaths according to the Haitian...