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Byanyima heartbroken after Oxfam Haiti sex scandal

  Byanyima heart broken, Oxfam deputy head resigns after Haiti sex scandal London, United Kingdom | AFP |  The executive director of Oxfam International Winnie Byanyima has spoken out on the emerging sex scandal involving the organisations staff in Haiti and Chad. “My heart is broken. I am appalled. Angry. …

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FBI investigating Clinton Foundation: reports

Washington, United States | AFP | The Federal Bureau of Investigation is probing the foundation of former president Bill Clinton amid pressure from President Donald Trump and allegations of corruption by Republican lawmakers, US media reported Friday. The Hill, a news website covering Congress, CNN and the New York Times …

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UK to hand out £330m from dormant bank accounts

London, United Kingdom | AFP | The British government announced plans Thursday to distribute £330 million ($447 million, 371 million euros) taken from dormant bank accounts to good causes, bringing the total handed out to almost £700 million. The Dormant Accounts Scheme was established in 2008, allowing the reallocation of money …

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UEFA and UN to stage ‘Match for Solidarity’ in April

Paris, France | AFP | UEFA and the United Nations will team up to stage a charity match in Geneva on April 21 next year, European football’s governing body said on Tuesday. Two star-studded teams, managed by Champions League winner Carlo Ancelotti and France coach Didier Deschamps and captained by Luis …

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Trump to shut charitable foundation: reports

Washington, United States | AFP | President Donald Trump will dissolve his charitable foundation — which acknowledged breaking federal rules on “self-dealing” last year — once an investigation concludes, US media reported Monday. In December, Trump vowed to shutter the organization to avoid any conflicts of interest, after it was …

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Iryn Namubiru auctions her shoes for charity

Ugandan singer Iryn Namubiru will Sunday June 26 auction off her own collection shoes as she raises funds for her NGO, Gather For Children. “If you’ve ever liked my Parisian fashion, come ready to bid. Take home a pair of my shoes and put shoes on a child in Mityana,” …

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