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27 July, 2015
Oxfam has reacted to the Financing for Development (FFD) announcement of the Global Financing Facility for Every Woman, Every Child.  
27 July, 2015
United States President, Barack Obama, gave Africa a lecture on obstacles of corruption, tribalism and gender discrimination holding back the continent in the midst of a visit celebrating the region's emerging economic dynamism.  
27 July, 2015
Zimbabwean authorities have arrested some civil society leaders, activists and a journalist in a fresh onslaught against non-governmental organisations (NGOs).  
27 July, 2015
According to the United Nations (UN), just $160 (R1 990) per year for each person living in extreme poverty would eradicate world hunger by 2030, recommending the money should be delivered through both cash transfers and ‘pro-poor’ investments.  
27 July, 2015
The Botswana government says it cannot afford to provide foreign inmates with antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) due to budget constraints.  
27 July, 2015
The Congress of the People (COPE) party says it will lay charges against alleged corrupt officials of the South Africa Social Security Agency (SASSA) in KwaMhlanga, Mpumalanga, who have allegedly been making unlawful deductions from grants.  
27 July, 2015
Political Analyst and the Director at the Centre for the Study of Democracy, Professor Steven Friedman says the African National Congress’ (ANC) stonewalling on the Nkandla issue is affecting their credibility.  
27 July, 2015
The Constitutional Court will face a conundrum of note next month when the rights of the individual are pitted against the rights of the church.  
27 July, 2015
The Zuma family-linked Non-Profit Organisations have almost without exception breached the law on filing financial and other documents with the Department of Social Development.  
27 July, 2015
According to Jeff Wicks and Amanda Khoza, nonprofit organisations (NPOs) run by President Jacob Zuma's immediate family - including his four wives - have not filed financial reports in years, a breach of the law which effectively keeps any income and expenditure by the trusts from public scrutiny
21 July, 2015
The Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition says local non-governmental organisations (NGOs) cannot be expected to be non-partisan in a society that is ‘patently partisan’.
21 July, 2015
Over 80 stakeholders from judiciary, academia, media, human rights, ministries, security, civil society, parliament, lawyers and non-governmental organisations (NGOs), among others, attended a one-day national sensitisation seminar on the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights.
21 July, 2015
Botswana’s Disability Office at Office of the President says people living with Disabilities (PLWDs) are more likely to live in poverty, if no attempts are made to empower them with appropriate skills at an early age.
21 July, 2015
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has announced that US$374 million will be disbursed to fight these diseases in Mozambique.
21 July, 2015
South African and globally renowned human rights lawyer, George Bizos, says although the Swazi nation has suffered similar atrocities that South Africans endured during the apartheid rule, there is no need to overthrow their monarch.

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