Somalia appeals for funding to help 2.7 million people facing acute food insecurity

Somalia on Monday appealed for the international community to provide sufficient and timely funding to help 2.7 million people facing food insecurity amid a...
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World Bank gives more funds to boost Solar Products in Africa

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved today a total of $22.5 million in additional financing to the Regional Off-Grid Electricity Access Project...
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karaAgro AI and partners secure funding for machine learning project for crop diseases

A Ghanaian Artificial Intelligence entity, karaAgro AI, and its consortium partners have been awarded a grant by Lacuna Fund towards the creation of a...
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IOM appeals for UD$22.8 million funding to ease northern Ethiopia crisis

The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the UN migration agency, on Saturday appealed for 22.8 million U.S. dollars to meet the critical needs of...

Adolescent health issues need more funding – ARHR

The Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights (ARHR) has appealed to government to allocate more funds towards adolescent health issues in the country. ...

Campaign on sustaining funding in agriculture, education launched

The Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP), OXFAM, and the Friends of the Nation (FoN) have launched a campaign to ensure that adequate resources...
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Government has identified sources of funding to Western Togoland Secessionists – Oppong Nkrumah

Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has said Government and security agencies have identified the sources of funding and key actors behind the Western Togoland...

UN says funding constraints may reverse humanitarian gains in Somalia

The UN humanitarian agency on Tuesday called for increased funding to provide life-saving humanitarian assistance to millions of Somalis in need. ...

German parliament approves funding for modernization of hospitals

The Bundestag, the lower house of German parliament, agreed to fund the modernization of the country's hospitals with up to 4.3 billion euros (5.1...
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U.S. Oregon governor to preserve funding for wildfire response

Governor Kate Brown of the U.S. state of Oregon on Monday said she will veto several line-item appropriations in order to preserve funding for...

U.S. House to vote on stopgap government funding bill next week – media

The U.S. House of Representative could vote on a stopgap funding bill next week to avoid a potential government shutdown when the new fiscal...

UN chief calls for adequate funding for Peacebuilding Fund

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called for adequate and sustainable funding for the UN Peacebuilding Fund, a trust fund for post-conflict peacebuilding established...
Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

UN chief calls for urgent funding for WHO-led mechanism to tackle COVID-19

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called for urgent funding for the "Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator" (ACT-Accelerator), a global collaboration led by the...

UN says lack of funding hampers flood response in Somalia

The UN humanitarian agency said on Wednesday that shortage of funding continues to hamper life-saving response to the ongoing floods in Somalia. ...
WASHINGTON, March 3, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on March 3, 2020 shows flags on the U.S. Federal Reserve building in Washington D.C., the United States. The U.S. Federal Reserve lowered the target range for the federal funds rate by 50 basis points to a range of 1.00 percent to 1.25 percent, as the novel coronavirus disease poses "evolving risks" to economic activity, the central bank announced Tuesday. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

U.S. Washington state to distribute federal funding to local governments

Governor of the U.S. state of Washington Jay Inslee on Monday announced that about 190 million U.S. dollars will be awarded from the state's...

GACC and GII launches Citizen’s Manifesto to improve Ghana’s anti-corruption performance

Corruption still remains a major issue for citizens as it affects efficient and equitable service delivery with implications for their quality of life. Corruption...
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Nigeria approves funding for new police project to enhance security

The Nigerian government has approved funding of 13.3 billion naira (35 million U.S. dollars) for its Community Policing initiative, seeking to build trust between...

Cameroonian PM appeals for more sustained COVID-19 funding for African countries

Cameroonian Prime Minister Joseph Dion Ngute on Thursday appealed for "more sustained" funding from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank to support...
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UNOCHA faces funding shortfall to meet humanitarian needs in Ethiopia

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) on Monday said it is facing a funding shortfall to meet humanitarian needs...
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Shift Fund reopens applications for funding during Women’s Month

Enygma Ventures’ subfund, Shift, has opened for a second round of funding for entrepreneurs and innovators in Africa who either have existing businesses or...
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COVID-19 and Women in Agriculture

As COVID-19 continues to spread in Africa, women in agriculture are struggling to cope not only with the restrictions to limit the spread of...
The US Capitol Building on March 25, 2020, in Washington, DC. – The US Senate was poised to pass a massive relief package on Wednesday for Americans and businesses ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic as New York hospitals braced for a wave of virus patients. (Photo by Alex Edelman / AFP) (Photo by ALEX EDELMAN/AFP via Getty Images)

U.S. Senate passes relief package to increase funding for small businesses, hospitals, testing

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday passed a relief package that would increase funding for small businesses, hospitals and coronavirus testing as the pandemic started...
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks at a press conference after the WHO emergency committee's meeting on the novel coronavirus in China at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

South Africa says U.S. decision to suspend funding for WHO “regrettable”

South Africa on Thursday expressed concern over U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to halt funding to the World Health Organization (WHO). The...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

No reason justifying U.S. suspension of funding to WHO – EU diplomat

The European Union's foreign policy chief expressed his regret on Wednesday over the U.S. decision to suspend funding to the World Health Organization (WHO). ...

Ghana rugby needs funding to survive

The Ghana rugby needs strong financing to survive, the president of the Ghana Rugby Union Herbert Mensah has said. He described the...
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Funding Of Rugby Drives Ghana Stakeholder Congress

The golden thread throughout the Ghana Rugby 2020 Stakeholder Congress (GRSC)was the Union’s ability to fund its operations in light of the increased demands...

UN agency appeals for funding to help 1.2 million refugees, hosts in Ethiopia

The United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR, has appealed for "robust support" to meet the humanitarian needs of about 735,000 refugees and some 500,000 refugee...

Satellites show 2019 fires in Indonesia burn 1.6 million hectares of land

A new analysis of satellite data dispels the prevailing view that rainforests took the biggest hit from widespread fires in Indonesia in 2019. Background “While there...
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Zambia appeals for more funding for climate mitigation programs

The Zambian government said on Tuesday it is committed to climate mitigation programs but needs more funding for the efforts. Minister of...

Afreximbank pledges funding for Zimbabwe food aid after drought

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) said Thursday it will soon grant multi-million dollar facilities to support Zimbabwe in provision of emergency food aid and...