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CSOs Call on NDIS to Develop an Inclusive Template for Project Implementation in the Niger Delta

Over 300 civil society organisations (CSOs)  in the Niger Delta on November 13, 2017, have called on the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs (MNDA), the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), the Presidential Amnesty Programme and the state governments to  work with the Ministry of Budget and National Planning to develop an inclusive template for project implementation which will be the basis for budget formulation by the Niger Delta Institutions (NDIs) and state governments in the region.   190 more words

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The 3rd Niger Delta Civic Engagement Forum (NDCEF 2017) organized by Strengthening Advocacy and Citizen Engagement (SACE), a governance project funded by United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Partnership Initiatives for the Niger Delta (PIND), was held on Monday November 13, 2017 at Emerald Event Centre, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. 1,148 more words

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Reforming AU's ECOSOCC: We Should Get it Right...


The Executive Council of the African Union (Ministers of Foreign Affairs) has ordered an in-depth audit exercise on the functioning  of ECOSOCC (Economic Social and Cultural Council of the African Union) since its inception. 128 more words

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Open Budget cluster member, Policy Alert condemn the secrecy in the 2017 Akwa Ibom supplementary budget

Open Budget cluster member, Policy Alert condemn the secrecy in the 2017 Akwa Ibom supplementary budget. This it did in a press release dated August 7, 2017. 182 more words

Perspectives pour l’Afrique en 2017:

English version here : https://assodesire.com/2016/12/27/africa-in-2017-opportunities-and-challenges/

Nous venons d’entrer dans l’Année 2017. Elle se présente à l’Afrique  avec un cortège d’incertitudes mais elle porte aussi en elle des semences d’espoir… 2,956 more words

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Prospects for Africa in 2017

French Version here: https://assodesire.com/2016/12/27/lafrique-en-2017-opportunites-et-defis/

We have just entered into the year 2017! It is bringing a number of uncertainties but it also carries with it, seeds of hope… 2,481 more words

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