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Report: UN Poverty Targets Remain Off Course

Report: UN Poverty Targets Remain Off Course

Aid money urgently needs to be redirected to the poorest countries in order to reach the United Nations' goal of ending extreme poverty by 2030, according to a report.

The London-based Overseas Development Institute (ODI) …

Report: UN Poverty Targets Remain Off Course

Report: UN Poverty Targets Remain Off Course

Aid money urgently needs to be redirected to the poorest countries in order to reach the United Nations' goal of ending extreme poverty by 2030, according to a report.

The London-based Overseas Development Institute (ODI) …

For African Migrants in Israel, a Life of Hardship in the Promised Land

For African Migrants in Israel, a Life of Hardship in the Promised Land

Sitting on a ledge in front of Ayelew Desale's grocery store behind Tel Aviv's central bus station, Selemon Tesfy inhaled the last bits of his cigarette and recalled his flight from Eritrea to avoid a …

For African Migrants in Israel, a Life of Hardship in the Promised Land

For African Migrants in Israel, a Life of Hardship in the Promised Land

Sitting on a ledge in front of Ayelew Desale's grocery store behind Tel Aviv's central bus station, Selemon Tesfy inhaled the last bits of his cigarette and recalled his flight from Eritrea to avoid a …

DRC Tries to Contain Ebola with New Medical Tools Amid Conflict

DRC Tries to Contain Ebola with New Medical Tools Amid Conflict

The Democratic Republic of Congo has yet another Ebola outbreak, its 10th since the virus was first identified in 1976. This latest outbreak started in early August in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic …

DRC Tries to Contain Ebola with New Medical Tools Amid Conflict

DRC Tries to Contain Ebola with New Medical Tools Amid Conflict

The Democratic Republic of Congo has yet another Ebola outbreak, its 10th since the virus was first identified in 1976. This latest outbreak started in early August in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic …

UPFC steps up campaign against child marriages

UPFC steps up campaign against child marriages

The Uganda Parliamentary Forum on Children (UPFC) wants Parliament to incorporate provisions relating to child marriages into the Sexual Offenses Bill.

The Chairperson of UPFC, Hon. Bernard Atiku (Ind., Ayivu) said that this will protect …

Health Care Workers Better Equipped to Fight Ebola Outbreaks

Health Care Workers Better Equipped to Fight Ebola Outbreaks

Medical workers have lots of experience dealing with Ebola outbreaks in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The current one in North Kivu province is the country's 10th. Fortunately, they have new tools to fight the …

UGANDA TO SET UP NATIONAL DEFENCE COLLEGE

UGANDA TO SET UP NATIONAL DEFENCE COLLEGE

KAMPALA-- Uganda is to set up a National Defence College to be established in Jinja, says the Chief of Defence Forces, General David Muhoozi.

It will be an institute of excellence on defence, security and …