Daily Archives: May 19, 2016

New Global Education In Emergencies Fund To Be Launched At World Humanitarian Summit

NEW YORK, May 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The world’s leading countries, companies and philanthropists will join forces to create a ‘major breakthrough’ to provide education for millions of children displaced by conflicts and natural disasters. The new ‘Education Cannot Wait’ fund will be launched next week at the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul. A historic, […]

SOUTH AFRICAN DEFENCE FORCE COMMENDED FOR RESPONSE ON SEX ABUSE ALLEGATIONS

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has been commended for its response to allegations of sexual abuse against its members serving as the United Nations peacekeepers.South Africa has about 2,000 troops stationed in the Democratic Republic ...

Agreement reached to reopen schools in Tshimbupfe

The Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) established to oversee the return to normality in Vuwani and surrounding areas and traditional leaders of volatile Tshimbupfe Central have unanimously agreed to reopen all schools in the area.While peace and stabil...

South Africa: Refugees Face Social Grant Barrier

Refugees receiving social grants for their children say they are being turned away from the Wynberg offices of the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA), in spite of a directive from the department of Home Affairs.Earlier this month, eight refug...