Daily Archives: April 19, 2019

African Bicycle Contribution Foundation Contributes 75 Additional Bamboo Bikes, including its 415th, in the Karaga District, Northern Region, Ghana

KARAGA, Ghana, April 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S.-based African Bicycle Contribution Foundation (ABCF), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, today announced that it has distributed 75 additional, new, Eco-Ride bamboo bicycles, at no cost, to under-resourced students and teachers the Karaga …

IMF Executive Board Approves US$118.2 Million Rapid Credit Facility Assistance to the Republic of Mozambique in the Wake of Cyclone Idai

The financial assistance is intended to address large budgetary and external financing gaps arising from reconstruction needs after Cyclone Idai, which caused significant loss of life and infrastructure damage.

The authorities remain committed to macroeconomic stability, which will also be …

IMF Executive Board Approves US$118.2 Million Rapid Credit Facility Assistance to the Republic of Mozambique in the Wake of Cyclone Idai

The financial assistance is intended to address large budgetary and external financing gaps arising from reconstruction needs after Cyclone Idai, which caused significant loss of life and infrastructure damage.

The authorities remain committed to macroeconomic stability, which will also be …

Iran floods, charity bonuses, and Notre-Dame whataboutery: The Cheat Sheet

More than two million people in Iran are in need of some form of humanitarian assistance due to severe floods that have swept through most of the country’s 31 provinces since mid-March, aid groups say. The extensive flooding could weaken …

Doctor Fighting Ebola Outbreak in Congo Killed in Attack

A doctor fighting an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo was killed in an attack on an eastern hospital, according to the World Health Organization.

Several gunmen from a local militia attacked the hospital in the city of …

IRC Urges New Approach to Malnutrition in S. Sudan

More than 750,000 South Sudanese children under age 5 are expected to face acute malnutrition this year, according to the International Rescue Committee.

The IRC’s new spokeswoman, actress Mia Farrow, returned last week from South Sudan’s Unity state and said …