2012-03-12 10:59:37Disappointing Vote By Unesco On Obiang Prize[IFEX]
A split vote by UNESCO's Executive Board to approve a prize sponsored by President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea puts the president's interests above UNESCO's basic principles of human rights and good governance, seven civil society groups said today. The March 8, 2012 decision by a commission of the board to change the controversial award's name and press UNESCO's Director General Irina Bokova to implement it is due to be formally adopted in a plenary session today.
Wednesday, 04-23-14, 13:13IKEA Campaign Millions to Brighten the Lives of Refugees[UNHCR]London, United Kingdom -IKEA customers and staff around the world have helped raise Ð7.7 million to provide funding and energy for hundreds of thousands of refugees under a two-month campaign launched in February.
Wednesday, 04-23-14, 13:13Helicopter Search Continues[Government of Botswana]A search and rescue team has been dispatched to look for a Botswana Police Service (BPS) helicopter that went missing on Sunday April 20 with three crew members on board. The helicopter went missing while returning from Gumare to Maun in the evening.
Wednesday, 04-23-14, 13:05Ghana to Reward Entrepreneurs[CAJ News]Accra -EXCELLING Ghana entrepreneurs will to receive awards at the fourth edition of Ghana Entrepreneur Awards 2013 on Friday.
Wednesday, 04-23-14, 12:51Abbala, Beni Hussein Clash in North Darfur[Radio Dabanga]El Sareif Beni Hussein -A number of people were killed and others wounded in clashes between members of the Abbala and Beni Hussein tribes in El Sareif Beni Hussein locality, North Darfur, on Saturday and Sunday.