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AllAfrica.com
NDMA, UNDP Sensitise Community Residents On Resilience BuildingThe National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA), in partnership with the United
NDMA, UNDP Sensitise Community Residents On Resilience Building
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
The National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA), in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme, recently held community meetings with elders, women, members of Village Development Committees, and partners on the development of community... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Official Advises Fisherman to Seek AlternativeMaun — A wildlife official has advised poverty eradication beneficiaries who ha
Official Advises Fisherman to Seek Alternative
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
Maun — A wildlife official has advised poverty eradication beneficiaries who have been trained to undertake fishing projects to shift to other alternative packages while fishing is still suspended at Lake Ngami. The regional coordinator of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Poor Road Network Hinders Women FarmersBy Olayemi John-Mensah & Latifah Opoola Transportation is the hub of the econo
Poor Road Network Hinders Women Farmers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
By Olayemi John-Mensah & Latifah Opoola Transportation is the hub of the economy which connects people and also makes people and places accessible by enhancing social, economic and cultural interactions. Transport is regarded as an important factor... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Global Human Development Sustainability - Men Must Step Aside for Women to Take Over the Administration of the United Nations in 2016Do you know that come October this year, the United Nations (UN) would have clo
Global Human Development Sustainability - Men Must Step Aside for Women to Take Over the Administration of the United Nations in 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Do you know that come October this year, the United Nations (UN) would have clocked 70 solid years as a world body? It was precisely on October 24, 1945 that the UN officially came into being. Records show that the term "United Nations" was coined by... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Volunteerism to be discussed at Azam seminar on Sept 7KUCHING: Angkatan Zaman Mansang Sarawak (Azam Sarawak) will be holding a semina
Volunteerism to be discussed at Azam seminar on Sept 7
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
KUCHING: Angkatan Zaman Mansang Sarawak (Azam Sarawak) will be holding a seminar on volunteerism in conjunction with its 32nd anniversary celebration this year. Some 150 participants are expected to attend a seminar on ‘Volunteers as Social Change... Read more
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PhysOrg
Innovative visualisation technology to help strengthen climate change actionData scientists at the University of Warwick are starting a new project using i
Innovative visualisation technology to help strengthen climate change action
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Data scientists at the University of Warwick are starting a new project using innovative visualisation techniques, which they believe could transform how evidence is used to inform climate change adaptation initiatives. The Centre for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Government Subsidies for Agriculture May Exacerbate Deforestation, Says New UN ReportNairobi — An estimated 80 per cent of global deforestation occurs as a direct r
Government Subsidies for Agriculture May Exacerbate Deforestation, Says New UN Report
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Nairobi — An estimated 80 per cent of global deforestation occurs as a direct result of agricultural practices. Government subsidies, estimated at $200 billion annually, are often the key underlying drivers of forest loss worldwide, with policy... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Heightening Concern for the Internally DisplacedA two-day summit on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Nigeria was recently
Heightening Concern for the Internally Displaced
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
A two-day summit on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Nigeria was recently organised in Abuja by the Civil Society Legislative Centre (CISLAC) in collaboration with the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons... Read more
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Minda News
4 Mindanawons win Palanca Awards for LiteratureDAVAO CITY (MindaNews/02 Sept) — Four Mindanawons, three of them Dabawenyos, ar
4 Mindanawons win Palanca Awards for Literature
Minda News / Posted 2 days ago
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/02 Sept) — Four Mindanawons, three of them Dabawenyos, are among this year’s winners in the prestigious Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature (Palanca Awards). Two Dabawenyos won the first prize — Charisse-Fuschia... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Plans to Set Up Land Commission a Gear UpPLANS by Government to set up a Land Commission have reached an advanced stage
Plans to Set Up Land Commission a Gear Up
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
PLANS by Government to set up a Land Commission have reached an advanced stage amid indications the Cabinet Committee on Legislation is working on a Land Commission Bill soon to be tabled before Parliament. Lands and Rural Resettlement Minister... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Fighting corruption together16th IACC to find ways to end impunity for corruption PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia will
Fighting corruption together
The Borneo Post / Posted 3 days ago
16th IACC to find ways to end impunity for corruption PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia will host the bi-annual keystone 16th International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) from today (Sept 2) until Friday. Themed ‘Ending Impunity: People. Integrity. Action’,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Land Audit Fails to Kick Off As Government Fails to Raise U.S $35 MillionThe much-awaited national land audit which is expected to look into multiple fa
Land Audit Fails to Kick Off As Government Fails to Raise U.S $35 Million
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The much-awaited national land audit which is expected to look into multiple farm ownership and under-utilised land, is yet to start as the government fails to raise $35 million required for the exercise. The audit was expected to start in April, in... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Govt fails to raise $35m for land auditMARONDERA: The much-awaited national land audit which is expected to look into
Govt fails to raise $35m for land audit
New Zimbabwe / Posted 4 days ago
MARONDERA: The much-awaited national land audit which is expected to look into multiple farm ownership and under-utilised land, is yet to start as the government fails to raise $35 million required for the exercise. The audit was expected to start... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
October Poll Crucial for ZanzibarThe collapse of the constitutional review process ahead of elections in Tanzani
October Poll Crucial for Zanzibar
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The collapse of the constitutional review process ahead of elections in Tanzania means that the October 25 poll will also be a referendum on the status of semi-autonomous Zanzibar, a factor which adds an extra layer of complexity to what is already... Read more
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The Star
Obeying rules and being blessed - IKIM ViewsWORLD Factbook by the Central Intelligence Agency cites 22.74% of the world pop
Obeying rules and being blessed - IKIM Views
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
WORLD Factbook by the Central Intelligence Agency cites 22.74% of the world population as Muslims. This makes Muslims the world’s second largest religious group after Christians (33.39%). Despite their numbers and the natural resources they have... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Demographic Survey Was Major Project of GBoS in 2013Nyakasi MB Sanyang, director of Gambia Bureau of Statistics, has said the Gambi
Demographic Survey Was Major Project of GBoS in 2013
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Nyakasi MB Sanyang, director of Gambia Bureau of Statistics, has said the Gambia Demographic Health Survey (GDHS) was one of the major projects the Gambia government tasked the bureau to implement in 2013. GDHS is a project to provide reliable... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Multi-Source Financing Best Way to Tackle Climate ChangeAs African countries lead actions that aim to mitigate climate change, and even
Multi-Source Financing Best Way to Tackle Climate Change
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
As African countries lead actions that aim to mitigate climate change, and eventually contribute to sustainable development, the biggest challenge they face is how to mobilise the resources they need to do the job. The actions, known as nationally... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chobe Farmers Use New MachineryKasane — Chobe farmers have been introduced to new ploughing machinery that the
Chobe Farmers Use New Machinery
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Kasane — Chobe farmers have been introduced to new ploughing machinery that they will use in the coming ploughing season. Bio-Chobe project manager, Ms Rosinah Masilo-Rakgoasi explained that they have bought a tractor, two tine ripper, a planter, a... Read more
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The Hindu
Sunday Anchor: The politics of economic embargoAs Muslims benefited from the economic reforms of the 1990s and spread their in
Sunday Anchor: The politics of economic embargo
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
As Muslims benefited from the economic reforms of the 1990s and spread their influence from business to politics, they first became objects of envy and then targets of hate. In communal riots, like those in Muzaffarnagar and Atali, it is hard-won... Read more
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Rappler
PESO Sense launches new app for OFWsLAUNCH. Titon Mitra, country director for UNDP Philippines, leads the opening m
PESO Sense launches new app for OFWs
Rappler / Posted 6 days ago
LAUNCH. Titon Mitra, country director for UNDP Philippines, leads the opening marks at the PESO Sense app. All photos by Kimberly Go/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – PESO Sense has launched a mobile application to help overseas Filipinos and their... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
African leaders must draft a common goal and ...Feature Article of Saturday, 29 August 2015 ...speak with one powerful voice a
African leaders must draft a common goal and ...
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 6 days ago
Feature Article of Saturday, 29 August 2015 ...speak with one powerful voice at the UN negotiations “The December 2015 talks in Paris on a new global treaty are approaching fast. At the same time Africa is already experiencing earlier and more... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
'We need New Zealand to act', says Helen Clark on climate changeFormer Prime Minister and United Nations Development Programme administrator He
'We need New Zealand to act', says Helen Clark on climate change
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Former Prime Minister and United Nations Development Programme administrator Helen Clark. Photo / Rick Bajornas Global commitments to greenhouse gas reductions ahead of a world summit in Paris are not enough to tackle climate change - and developed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UNDP Launches Storytelling Contest for Paris Climate SummitThe United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has launched a global storytell
UNDP Launches Storytelling Contest for Paris Climate Summit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has launched a global storytelling contest, tagged 'Voices2Paris', to contribute to raising public awareness on the negative impacts of climate change and the opportunities and solutions seen in actions... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Weather Forecast Sounds Alarm Over El NinoBukoba — Monitoring reports by weather experts who have warned that an impendin
Weather Forecast Sounds Alarm Over El Nino
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Bukoba — Monitoring reports by weather experts who have warned that an impending El Nino that has been persisting since 2014, is likely to affect the September-December 2015 rainfall season in the Greater Horn of Africa and beyond. El Nino is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Official Proposes Roll Out of Margaret's Beyond Zero Campaign Across AfricaA top United Nations official wants First Lady Margaret Kenyatta's Beyond Zero
UN Official Proposes Roll Out of Margaret's Beyond Zero Campaign Across Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
A top United Nations official wants First Lady Margaret Kenyatta's Beyond Zero initiative rolled out across Africa. Mieko Ikegame said maternal and child health problems cut across the countries, but can be curbed through the campaign. Ikegame said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fleeing Drought, Climate Migrants Press Fertile EastMutare — In the eastern highlands of Manicaland province, crudely built wood, m
Fleeing Drought, Climate Migrants Press Fertile East
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Mutare — In the eastern highlands of Manicaland province, crudely built wood, mud, and thatch hovels cling perilously to the mountainsides. The illegal homes, the government says, belong to migrants who have fled drought-prone areas of the province... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Fleeing drought, climate migrants press Zimbabwe's fertile eastThe illegal homes, the government says, belong to migrants who have fled drough
Fleeing drought, climate migrants press Zimbabwe's fertile east
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
The illegal homes, the government says, belong to migrants who have fled drought-prone areas of the province in search of fertile soil and good rains. And they are growing in number every year. Droughts linked to climate change are rendering... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Angola Chairs LDC Group At Negotiations On Climate ChangeLuanda — The Republic of Angola chairs the group of the Least Developed Countri
Angola Chairs LDC Group At Negotiations On Climate Change
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Luanda — The Republic of Angola chairs the group of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) of the 21st Conference of the United Nations Parties on Climate Change, to be held in December this year in France, said on Monday the Secretary of State for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shell Snubs Nosdra's Forum On Mitigating Pipeline VandalismNigeria's dominant operator in the oil and gas sector, Shell Petroleum Developm
Shell Snubs Nosdra's Forum On Mitigating Pipeline Vandalism
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Nigeria's dominant operator in the oil and gas sector, Shell Petroleum Development Company, stretched its arrogance and disrespect for Nigeria government agencies to another level as it stayed away from a programme organized by United Nations... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Youth Minister Launches Sheep Fattening Project in ChamenThe minister of Youth and Sports, Alieu Kebba Jammeh last Saturday officially l
Youth Minister Launches Sheep Fattening Project in Chamen
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
The minister of Youth and Sports, Alieu Kebba Jammeh last Saturday officially launched a Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) supported Small Ruminant Fattening Programme at The Gambia Songhai Initiative (GSI) site at Chamen in the North Bank... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UNAMID DDR Hands Over Vocational Institute in Kabkabiya, North DarfurOn 19 August 2015, UNAMID's Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration (DDR)
UNAMID DDR Hands Over Vocational Institute in Kabkabiya, North Darfur
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
On 19 August 2015, UNAMID's Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration (DDR) Section handed over a vocational institute to the local community in Kabkabiya, North Darfur. The project, implemented in collaboration with the United Nations... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
10 Facts About Hunger in ZimbabweHere are ten things to know to understand the food and nutrition situation in Z
10 Facts About Hunger in Zimbabwe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Here are ten things to know to understand the food and nutrition situation in Zimbabwe. Please help the World Food Programme (WFP) raise awareness by sharing these facts on Twitter. 1) An estimated 1.5 million people - 16 percent of the population -... Read more
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PhysOrg
Taking small steps for vulnerable migrantsOur earliest human ancestors migrated for reasons of survival: food, shelter an
Taking small steps for vulnerable migrants
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
Our earliest human ancestors migrated for reasons of survival: food, shelter and more hospitable climates. Fast forward to the 21st century, human migration has evolved into a complex equation of push and pull factors spanning the spectrum of human... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UNDP Constructs 18-Hole Toilet at Moshi SchoolMoshi — The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is supporting Kiborilon
UNDP Constructs 18-Hole Toilet at Moshi School
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Moshi — The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is supporting Kiboriloni Primary School in Moshi municipality by constructing a toilet with 18 holes, a shortage which the school was facing for long time. The construction was launched... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dar to Learn El Nino Fate Next WeekOn Tuesday, next week, Tanzanians will be able to know whether or not the predi
Dar to Learn El Nino Fate Next Week
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
On Tuesday, next week, Tanzanians will be able to know whether or not the predicted El Nino weather phenomenon forecasted by meteorologists due to warming of the Pacific Ocean will hit the country during the next four months. Weather experts have... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Public Civil Society Letter On the Special Criminal Court in the Central African RepublicTo: The Foreign Affairs Ministers of the Members of the Reference Group on the
Public Civil Society Letter On the Special Criminal Court in the Central African Republic
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
To: The Foreign Affairs Ministers of the Members of the Reference Group on the Special Criminal Court in the Central African Republic (Belgium, Canada, Chad, Denmark, Finland, France, Japan, Luxemburg, Mexico, Moroccco, New Zealand, Senegal, Sweden,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Public Protector to Boost Zambia's Governance ProfileZAMBIA is steadily moving onto a higher rung on the governance ladder by seekin
Public Protector to Boost Zambia's Governance Profile
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
ZAMBIA is steadily moving onto a higher rung on the governance ladder by seeking to introduce vital Constitutional offices in line with the principles of democracy. Part 18, Chapter 252 of the Constitution of Zambia (Amendment) Bill of 2015 has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Urged to Revive Cooperative MovementTo revitalise agriculture as an engine of Uganda's development, the government
Govt Urged to Revive Cooperative Movement
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
To revitalise agriculture as an engine of Uganda's development, the government must revive cooperatives and the cooperative bank, stakeholders said last week. But during a public dialogue organized by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Moshi School Switches From Firewood Use to BiogasMoshi — The 70th anniversary commemoration of the United Nations (UN) has start
Moshi School Switches From Firewood Use to Biogas
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Moshi — The 70th anniversary commemoration of the United Nations (UN) has started with good news as one of its agencies has supported a school to abandon completely the use of firewood fuel and switch to the use of biogas in cooking all its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stakeholders Adopt Final Report on MDGs as Implementation Winds DownStakeholders in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) a
Stakeholders Adopt Final Report on MDGs as Implementation Winds Down
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Stakeholders in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) across the country have began the process of validating and adopting the Nigeria 2015 MDGs End-Point Report, which will be presented as the final report on the country's... Read more
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Business Standard India
Sustainable development: 2030 commitment seems too costlySDGs are a set of socio-economic targets agreed upon by the United Nations that
Sustainable development: 2030 commitment seems too costly
Business Standard India / Posted 13 days ago
SDGs are a set of socio-economic targets agreed upon by the United Nations that all countries should strive towards This country will need at least Rs 546 lakh crore ($8.3 trillion) to fully... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Governors to Hold Talks With Ban Ki-Moon on MDGsBy Iyobosa Uwugiaren and Onyebuchi Ezigbo Abuja — The 36 state governors under
Governors to Hold Talks With Ban Ki-Moon on MDGs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
By Iyobosa Uwugiaren and Onyebuchi Ezigbo Abuja — The 36 state governors under the auspices of the Nigeria Governors' Forum (NGF) will on Sunday meet with the United Nations Secretary General, Mr. Ban Ki-Moon, to discuss issues relating to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Environment Minister Checks Need for Ecotourism ActivationLuanda — The need for activation of ecotourism is one of the conclusions of the
Environment Minister Checks Need for Ecotourism Activation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Luanda — The need for activation of ecotourism is one of the conclusions of the visit paid by the Minister of Environment, Fátima Jardim, to the Iona National Park (Namibe), in view to the conservation of these spaces and creation of jobs in the... Read more
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The Hindu
Human trafficking high in Tamil NaduTamil Nadu had the second highest incidence of crime relating to human traffick
Human trafficking high in Tamil Nadu
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
Tamil Nadu had the second highest incidence of crime relating to human trafficking during 2014, after West Bengal, data released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) shows. The State had 509 cases of human trafficking in 2014 with 590 victims... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
11MP target for women workers threatened by lack of gender sensitivity Gender sensitivity education is needed from school days right through univers
11MP target for women workers threatened by lack of gender sensitivity
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 16 days ago
Gender sensitivity education is needed from school days right through university life in order to prepare Malaysians and also increase participation of women in the workforce in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Climate Change Awareness Still Matter of ConcernTHE level of awareness and understanding of climate change issues in Zanzibar i
Climate Change Awareness Still Matter of Concern
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
THE level of awareness and understanding of climate change issues in Zanzibar is generally low among stakeholders; Environmental authorities say that inadequate knowledge among partners has led to slowness in implementation of adaptation and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Water System Inaugurated At Mwembe-MademaPRESIDENT Ali Mohamed Shein, on Tuesday inaugurated water system at Mwembe-Made
Water System Inaugurated At Mwembe-Madema
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
PRESIDENT Ali Mohamed Shein, on Tuesday inaugurated water system at Mwembe-Madema area, Kikwajuni in Zanzibar saying the success was part of the implementation of Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) manifesto and among government programmes. The facility,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NRC Issuance Teams Up to ChallengeTHE mobile National Registration Card (NRC) issuance teams are sufficiently equ
NRC Issuance Teams Up to Challenge
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
THE mobile National Registration Card (NRC) issuance teams are sufficiently equipped to handle any screening challenges that may occur during the exercise, Home Affairs Minister Davies Mwila has said. Mr Mwila said the NRC issuance teams have a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UNDP Trains 250 Boko Haram VictimsJos — About 250 victims of Boko Haram from the North-eastern part of the countr
UNDP Trains 250 Boko Haram Victims
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Jos — About 250 victims of Boko Haram from the North-eastern part of the country are currently undergoing training at the Citizenship and Leadership Training Institute in Shere hill, Jos Plateau State. Matthew Alao, a Conflict Prevention and Peace... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZ First MP Shares Parliamentary Knowledge with Tuvalu MPSNew Zealand First List MP New Zealand First MP Tracey Martin has accepted an
NZ First MP Shares Parliamentary Knowledge with Tuvalu MPS
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 17 days ago
New Zealand First List MP New Zealand First MP Tracey Martin has accepted an invitation from the United Nations Development Programme to take part in a general induction programme for MPs... Read more
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