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Inside the parlous Mile 12 Market…

Dying slowly from air pollution, traffic congestion, bad food

By Tope Templer Olaiya, Metro Editor

WELCOME to Lagos, the Centre of Excellence and perhaps, ‘Disorder’. 2,399 more words

UK donates 40 million pounds to Zimbabwe in response to El-Nino drought

By Nyasha N Mukapiko

The United Kingdom (UK) government through the Department for International Development (DFID) announced an additional forty million pounds (US$42.5m) aid in response to the El-Niño induced drought during a press briefing in the capital. 328 more words


Giving a village in the Amhara region its own water supply transforms lives

By Ayuko Matsuhashi

WOIRU DIKALA, Amhara region, 7 August 2016 – The women of Woiru Dikala kebele (sub-district) used to spend much of their day searching for water, a mission that grew even more difficult as drought ravaged Ethiopia’s Amhara Region over the past year. 518 more words


UK Aid Match Fund Opens for Applications (UK) (Deadline: 31st January 2017)

The Department for International Development (DFID) has launched a new funding round of its UK Aid Match Fund.

UK Aid Match matches pound for pound public donations to appeals for development activities focused on poverty reduction in developing countries. 142 more words

Funding Updates

Win $200,000 in Global LEAP Awards Off-Grid Refrigerator Competition

The 2016-17 Global LEAP Awards is calling on manufacturers and distributors of high-quality, and innovative off-grid refrigerators to nominate their products in an international competition. 171 more words

Britain is STILL handing out millions of pounds in aid to new superpowers India and China despite pledges to stop the cash flowing : Daily Mail.

  • Promises were made in 2012 to ensure aid went where it was needed most
  • At the time, the aid budget was expanding to meet international targets…
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61chrissterry reblogged this on 61chrissterry and commented:

I have no particular problem with providing foreign aid provided it is used by the recipient countries or organisations for the purposes for which it is given. Also the current wealth of the countries or organisationsshould also be considered for is it right that aid should be given where the recipients should be capable of providing the funding themselves, it which case the aid should be given to coutries or organisation who can not afford to do so and that they meet the required criteria. Our Government is quick to ascertain if aid or benefits are rightly given to persons within the UK, all be it by some unsavoury methods, so it is also right that checks should be made in respect of foreign aid. When benefits are being withdrawn from deserving claimants in the UK is it right that foreign aid would appear to be given without such checks, for it would appear that the Government cares more for the deserving outwith the UK, than those within the UK.

Britain Announce Additional MK4 Billion for Pharmacy Storage Units

The United Kingdom has announced an additional K4b to boost essential health service delivery in Malawi.

UK’s Minister responsible for the Department for International Development (DfID), James Wharton said the extra amount will strengthen Malawi’s health system through the provision of 74 new pre-fabricated pharmacy storage units in health facilities. 129 more words