Daily Archives: June 27, 2019

TRACE Awards Two Africa Teams 2019 Prize For Investigative Reporting: Stories Uncover Wartime Corruption and Bribery In Oil Sales

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland, June 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The TRACE Foundation, a non-profit organization established by TRACE to support projects that encourage greater commercial transparency, last night announced the winners of the 2019 TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting at an …

The Steering Group meeting of International Development Finance Club (IDFC)

On 26th June 2019, Mr. Ayman Amin Sejiny, the CEO of ICD, has attended the IDFC Steering Group meeting. The meeting was hosted by the Moroccan Caisse de Deacute;pocirc;t et de Gestion (CDG Group) in Morocco’s economic capital, Casablanca.

Mr. …

Cameroon Separatists Attacking ‘Poison’ Aid Convoys

Humanitarian aid workers in Cameroon say they are scared after several consignments of aid meant for people in the country’s troubled English-speaking regions were attacked and burned by suspected separatists.

The rebels are suspicious of the aid convoys’ military escorts …

Midyear update: Infectious diseases

Infectious diseases are adding to humanitarian operations already under strain. An Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has crept across the border to Uganda. Pakistan is seeing a spike in HIV cases amongst children. And measles has risen …

Botswana’s Growing Elephant Population Creates Conflict with Humans

GABORONE, BOTSWANA – The small town of Gobojango, 500 kilometers (310 miles) northeast of the capital, Gaborone, is fighting an increasing elephant problem.

Residents say they support President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s decision to lift the ban on elephant hunting, as more …

Swiss facilitation process in Cameroon

At the request of the parties, Switzerland is acting as a facilitator in the crisis in north-western and south-western Cameroon. To this end, a second preparatory meeting with various Cameroonian opposition groups took place in Switzerland between 25 and 27 …