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Career Profile: Samy Tshimanga

WHAT DO YOU DO?

I am a columnist for Dunia Magazine; my column is titled “Young Africans on the Move.” The purpose of the column is to showcase exceptional young adults making a difference in their local communities, here in the US and abroad. 261 more words

International Development

China’s US$5 million voluntary contribution supports UNIDO technical cooperation, advisory services in Africa, Central Asia, and LAC region


 

China’s US$5 million voluntary contribution supports UNIDO technical cooperation, advisory services in Africa, Central Asia, and LAC region

 

NEW YORK, December 18, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The US$ 5 million voluntary contribution to the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), allocated last year by the Government of China, is being used to further technical cooperation, as well as advisory services, in Africa, Central Asia, and the Latin American and Caribbean region. 389 more words

UNITED NATIONS - ONU

Typhoon Haiyan One Year On: Reflections on Disability Research in the Philippines

Dr. David Cobley is a teaching fellow in IDD where he has established a module focused on disability and development.  Previous research has examined economic empowerment strategies for disabled people in Kenya, India and Sierra Leone.  1,085 more words

IDD

The Jester is back... sort of!

One problem with having a non-comic-book alter ego is that one doesn’t also have superpowers to genuinely multitask. (Genuine multitasking is when one does N things at once and each gets done as quickly and as well as if one were fully focused on just it. 434 more words

Internet.org

Lindsay Northover: My visit to the UK’s busiest FGM clinic

Yesterday I returned to a hospital where I worked many years ago. I used to gaze across the Thames from the window at St Thomas’ to the Houses of Parliament, not knowing they would have much direct relevance to me. 176 more words

Blog

BOAD intends to provide medium and long-term loans involving XOF1,100 billion over the next five years


BOAD intends to provide medium and long-term loans involving XOF1,100 billion over the next five years

A special focus will be placed on the search for co-funding, financing arrangements and promotion of public-private partnerships. 784 more words

AFRICA / AFRIQUE

Work Placement: Progress Update

Now we have been on-placement for a few weeks, we are settling into our work activities, and managing to make some progress on our specific goals, all which are generally focused on the over-riding aim of… 1,444 more words

On Placement