Daily Archives: March 3, 2015

‘We face a critical turning point’ – UN chief says at Headquarters Ebola concert

3 March 2015 – The international community is now faced with “a critical turning point” in defeating Ebola, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said at a United Nations Headquarters event last night, …

Over 1.1 billion tourists traveled abroad in 2014

Over 1.1 billion tourists traveled abroad in 2014

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In a time of economic turmoil, global tourism is still faring well: over 1.1 billion tourists traveled …

Angels to young cancer patients (Philippines Daily Inquirer)

The queens have summoned an “angel” to help the children.
Megan Young welcomed her successor, 2014 Miss World Rolene Strauss of South Africa, to the Philippines to mark the inauguration …

About the Healthcare Innovation Award

In 2013, GSK and Save the Children launched the first US$1 million Healthcare Innovation Award to identify and reward innovations that have proven successful in reducing child deaths in developing …

East Rand Community Unhappy About New Private Clinic

For years, the Klippoortjie community east of Johannesburg has pleaded with local counsellors for a clinic. Now, some are saying the area’s new private clinic is an insult to injury.…

24th AU Summit – How Agenda 2063 Can Realise Meaningful Economic Integration [analysis]

The leaders of the African continent declared their resolve to follow through on their ‘Agenda 2063’ vision at the 24th African Union (AU) Summit held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia last …

Capacity Building for SADC Senior Officials On Value for Money in Social Sectors

To: 06/03/2015
Location: Pretoria, South Africa
On average 40-60% of public expenditure goes to social spending in Africa, which calls for improved governance, and voice and accountability in social spending. …