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Six Red Cross workers killed in Central African Republic

Libreville, Gabon | AFP | Six Red Cross workers were killed last week amid violent clashes in southern Central African Republic, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said Wednesday in an updated toll. The bloodshed occurred last Thursday at a health centre in Gambo, 70 kilometres (45 miles) …

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Four killed in latest roadside bomb in Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  Four people, including three NGO workers, were killed Tuesday when their vehicle hit a roadside bomb in eastern Kenya, a local government official said, in the latest such attack in the country. “We have four people dead from the incident that occurred between Dadaab and …

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Egypt freezes assets of human rights defenders, NGOs

Cairo, Egypt | AFP | An Egyptian court froze assets of five prominent human rights defenders and three non-governmental organisations on Saturday, provoking fears of an intensified crackdown on civil society. They had been under renewed investigation for allegedly receiving foreign funds in a case that stretches back to 2011 …

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Cutting bank costs can be great for NGOs

COMMENT: By Milly Kyolaba One of the biggest challenges Non Profit Organisations (NGOs) and development agencies operating in countries like Uganda face is getting the balance right between managing their budgets administrative and overhead costs versus the amount of money they actually use to support the intended beneficiaries. Critics often …

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