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Month: February 2024

2023 Results / Page 1 of 225

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Ministry of Finance and United Nation Women Join Forces to Accelerate Gender Equality Agenda

APO International

Ministry of Finance and United Nation Women Join Forces to Accelerate Gender Equality Agenda

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) in Ethiopia in partnership with UN Women, has established a technical committee to accelerate implementation of the MoF’s Gender Equality Strategy developed with the support of UN Women. Following the endorsement of the Gender Equality Strategy in 2023, UN Women organized a two-day workshop from 16 - 17 February 2024 , in Adama, Ethiopia, for 27 senior experts from 25 divisions of the MoF. The […]

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South Africa and Netherlands recommits their cooperation in the water and sanitation sector

APO International

South Africa and Netherlands recommits their cooperation in the water and sanitation sector

South Africa and Netherlands governments have undertaken to forge more cooperation opportunities in the water and sanitation sector in efforts to strength the existing relations between the two states. This undertaking was made on Tuesday, 27 February 2024 in Pretoria when the Minister of Water and Sanitation, Mr Senzo Mchunu, joined by Director-General, Dr Sean Phillips met with the Ambassador of Netherlands to South Africa, Joanne Doornewaard. The meeting between […]

todayFebruary 29, 2024

World

Putin warns West with nuclear threat

Russian President Vladimir Putin has made an explicit threat to use nuclear weapons against the West if NATO troops are sent to Ukraine. Speaking at his annual address to the Russian Parliament, Putin said any claim that Moscow would attack the West first was "nonsense".

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Uganda: Nabbanja asked to explain allegations of fraud in Parish Development Model (PDM)

APO International

Uganda: Nabbanja asked to explain allegations of fraud in Parish Development Model (PDM)

Legislators have expressed discontent over the reported fraud surrounding disbursement of funds under the Parish Development Model (PDM) to beneficiaries.  MPs are primarily concerned with the Wendi mobile Application used by Post Bank to transfer funds to beneficiaries, which is said to have been hacked and caused financial loss. “In my district and many others, Wendi App has enabled Post Bank to send up to Shs70 million to PDM leaders […]

todayFebruary 29, 2024 3

Africa

ICC awards $56 million reparations in Ongwen case

The International Criminal Court has awarded reparations worth over 56 million dollars to victims in the case involving a former Ugandan rebel commander. Dominic Ongwen was a top commander in the Lord's Resistance Army; a militia rebel group that conducted a two-decades-long rebellion in Northern Uganda. Leon Ssenyange reports.  

todayFebruary 29, 2024 6

Namibia

NWR offers 60% off for Independence Day

Namibia Wildlife Resorts has announced a 60% discount on accommodation at all its establishments throughout the country for March in celebration of Independence Day,  to encourage locals to discover the beauty of their own country. NWR spokesperson Nelson Ashipala has more.

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Uncategorized

Ondangwa connects more homes to electricity grid

Over 150 houses in Ondangwa are set to receive electricity. According to the town's spokesperson, Petrina Shitalangaho-Mutikisha, the Council has identified 153 households in the Omahenene location to benefit from the project, funded by the Ministry of Mines and Energy and NORED.

todayFebruary 29, 2024 6

World

UN says Gaza conflict violates humanitarian law

More than 30,000 people have been killed in Gaza since Israel’s war with Hamas began in October, the country’s health ministry said Thursday adding that around 70% of the casualties are women and children. Meanwhile, the UN’s top human rights official, Volker Türk said all parties to the Gaza conflict have been responsible for “clear violations of international humanitarian law including possible war crimes”.

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