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Tanzanian loses $12.5m to ghost civil servants

Like in Nigeria, the government of Tanzania on Tuesday said it had removed 13,369 ghost workers from its payroll after discovering that they were either absent, dead or retired from the local authorities. 214 more words


Austerity Measures

On the 5th July 2015, jubilant crowds poured into Syntagma Square in Athens to celebrate an end to the austere conditions which had stagnated Greek society since the 2008 economic fallout. 699 more words


Well odd that I saw this get posted just after Theresa May was talking about how wonderful her and her party is towards people.

Only if you have or make money it seems and has been this way for a long time, with Labour too I might add. 377 more words

International Women’s Day – Bill 75 Setback

By Pamela Langille – NSTU

On March 8 we celebrate International Women’s Day. This is a time to take stock of the trials and tribulations we have suffered in seeking equality for women throughout history and reflect on the ongoing struggles of today as we try to progress toward social justice. 1,257 more words

International Women's Day

Some Kind of Hell To Pay, a poem

the unconscionable dance in the canyons of power,
lined with megalithic buildings, the edifice complex
of the spin-meister’s lie, that the demigods can do
anything – … 195 more words


Protesters demand Quebec government reinvest in public daycares

Hundreds took part in two separate protests Saturday afternoon, to demand the Quebec government reinvest in the province’s public daycare system known also known as as Centres de la Petite Enfance (CPE). 281 more words


UN's highly critical report confirms UK government has systematically violated the human rights of disabled people

The United Nations (UN) have published a report following investigation into the allegations of “grave and systematic” abuses of the human rights of disabled people in the UK.  3,520 more words

Sickness And Disability