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This is where we write about nongovernmental organizations existing around the world.

NGO Empowers Over 40 Women In Benin

Written By: Patrick Ochoga, Benin City Nigerian born US based President of Godsent Foundation, a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO), Mr  Dion Osagie, says no fewer than 40 women have been empowered to start their own businesses by his organization between January and March 2017 alone.  Osagie made this disclosure during an interview with newsmen in […]

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UNESCO Criticised for NGO Global Forum in Saudi Arabia

Written By Ronald Joshua GENEVA (IDN) – UNESCO, the UN Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization, and its Director-General Irinia Bokova are coming under sharp criticism for holding the UNESCO NGO Global Forum in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. According to UNESCO, more than 400 NGOs and over 2,100 delegates from some 70 countries attended. Speakers included Olympic […]

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INDIA: Govt bars Delhi NGO from receiving foreign funds

The action against the PHFI was taken after the ministry found that the NGO was allegedly violating provisions of the FCRA.  New Delhi: The government has barred an NGO from receiving foreign funding, including from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, for alleged violation of the law. The home ministry has cancelled the Foreign Contribution […]

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NIGERIA: UNDP empowers NGO to fight corruption

For a better public awareness on the negative impact of corruption, the United Nations Development Fund (UNDP) has charged a Taraba State-based Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Youth Progressive Association in Taraba (TYPA), to go the extra miles to monitor effective implementation of both state and federal government projects in the state. TYPA had been saddled with […]

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EU slams Russia over new anti-NGO law

Law allowing prosecution of NGO employees seen as “worrying step” in series of restrictions on freedom of speech. Critics say the vague wording of the legislation, and a process that bypasses the court system, means that any group or business could be targeted [AFP] The EU has criticized Russian President Vladimir Putin for enacting a […]

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NIGERIA:NGO files suit against EFCC over alleged assets seizure

The International Human Right and Anti-Corruption Society, an NGO, has filed a suit against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged unlawful assets seizure. The suit was filed on behalf of the former first lady, Patience Jonathan before Justice A. O. Otaluka of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Lugbe. The […]

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First Mobile Blood Clinic in Kenya

Staff members took part in launching Kenya’s first Mobile Blood Unit, which aims to increase the availability of safe blood in Kenya and save countless lives. Blood donation is a challenge for Kenya: the country currently collects only about half of the 400,000 units of blood it needs every year. The situation came into sharp […]

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Non-governmental Organization Plays Role in Community Development

There are many Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) which have been working in many countries based in Africa and other locations, especially located in the developing countries which contribute in facilitation and make progress in all sectors of development program alongside the government’s national action plan strategy including health, agriculture, education, democracy, small business and so on. […]

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