Aau Inaugurates Resource Center for Students With Disabilities

[Ethiopian Herald] students with disabilities face many challenges to get information about HIV and AIDS, sexual and reproductive health issues,and gender violence, the resource center plays a significant role in addressing the challenges.

[Ethiopian Herald] students with disabilities face many challenges to get information about HIV and AIDS, sexual and reproductive health issues,and gender violence, the resource center plays a significant role in addressing the challenges.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

2018 Budget – Matters Arising

[Guardian] The widespread chants about delayed passage of the 2018 Budget were partly uninformed and partly orchestrated to shift blame for poor performance by MDAs. The commencement date of the 2018 Budget is the termination of the 2017 Appropriation …

[Guardian] The widespread chants about delayed passage of the 2018 Budget were partly uninformed and partly orchestrated to shift blame for poor performance by MDAs. The commencement date of the 2018 Budget is the termination of the 2017 Appropriation Act. It is stated therein thus, “In line with the provisions of Section 318 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria of 1999 as amended, (the 2017 Appropriation Act) will run for a course of 12 months starting from the date it is assented into law” (which

How Government Plans to Pay Debt

[Citizen] Dodoma -At least Sh64 in every Sh100 that the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) will collect during the 2018/19 financial year will be spent on debt payment, available data show.

[Citizen] Dodoma -At least Sh64 in every Sh100 that the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) will collect during the 2018/19 financial year will be spent on debt payment, available data show.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Policymakers Have a Lot to Learn From Slum Dwellers – an Accra Case Study

[The Conversation Africa] A significant portion of people who migrate from rural to urban areas across Africa end up trapped in slums, where living conditions are characterised by overcrowding, poor housing, limited access to water and sanitation, and …

[The Conversation Africa] A significant portion of people who migrate from rural to urban areas across Africa end up trapped in slums, where living conditions are characterised by overcrowding, poor housing, limited access to water and sanitation, and insecure tenure. Many of these informal settlements are largely treated as a nuisance by authorities. This condemns millions of people into helpless poverty.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Congo Ebola Outbreak Offers First Test for Emergency Fund to Prevent Pandemics

[IRIN] Geneva -A new financial mechanism that frees up emergency funding to ward off a pandemic has been activated for the first time, in response to an outbreak of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

[IRIN] Geneva -A new financial mechanism that frees up emergency funding to ward off a pandemic has been activated for the first time, in response to an outbreak of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa