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January, 2014

  • 29 January

    Attention: Our site is under upgrading works

    Dear Reader, Our site is under going upgrading works. Some of the images in the articles are off for now. The url of our articles has also changed. We hope to complete this work soon. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.   Korsi Senyo Kumedzina Chief Editor, AwakeAfrica.org senyo@afcopb.org

July, 2013

  • 31 July

    A List of Upcoming Conferences that NGOs can attend

    International conferences are platforms that not only provide opportunities to network with like-minded individuals and organizations, but also entry-points for NGOs to explore funding partnerships with donors. Many of these conferences are attended by international donors actively looking for organizations that can benefit from their funding. Often these gatherings lead to successful NGO-donor collaborations. We have selected a list of upcoming conferences,training programs and short-term courses that can be beneficial for NGOs in …

  • 31 July

    Fundraising Guides for NGOs available Online for Free

    We have compiled a list of major fundraising guides available for free on the internet. These guides offer interesting and useful tips and advice on how to raise funds for your organization. Whether you are working on livelihood development or human rights or for youths or just promoting the cause of animals, these various guides provide step-by-step guidance in helping you identify and seek grants. Besides guiding you on what goes into …

  • 29 July

    Lesson 1: Introduction to Education-Raphael Ogar Oko

    Lesson 1: Introduction to Education welcome to today’s lesson and I hope that you will find this post inspiring. I will like us to understand the general concept of education. Various definitions have been offered by different educators about education. What is your own definition of education? I will like to share my perspective with you. They are over 7billion …

  • 25 July

    Global Citizenship

    What do you understand by Global Citizenship? Do you think Global Citizenship education is important for students in Nepal & Africa? How can we achieve this? Global Citizenship is a way of thinking about oneself, about the other people and the environment around them. It talks about establishing social justice, sense of identity and belonging, peace and stability & sustainable …

  • 13 July

    List of International Corporate Foundations and Grants Programs for NGOs in Developing Countries

    Corporate agencies have welfare programs to provide financial support for various community developmentprojects as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). But many of these programs are limited to those areas where these corporates are active and those where they think there is high potentiality for their products and services. However, there are some international corporates which offer grants to NGOs without taking into consideration their commercial interests. In general, these …

  • 4 July

    The 2013 WAMIC Report launched by African Centre for Peace Building

    The African Centre for Peace Building has launched the 2013 West Africa Microfinance Conference Report. The 2013 WAMIC sort to provide a common platform for MFIs, Academia, industry regulators to share information and resources on the best practices. The African Centre for Peace Building wishes to thanks Bank of Ghana for its collaboration in the organization of the conference, Craft …

June, 2013

  • 19 June

    Emerson Process Management Middle East and Africa reveals actions taken on safer, more secure and smarter wireless plant

    DUBAI, UAE, June 19, 2013/ — Wireless technologies have changed the way people live, providing a means for everyone to get in touch with anyone when and where. In the process industries, the same technologies are used by organisations to improve their operations, particularly in the areas of maintenance, security, and health safety, and environmental (HSE) performance.   Wireless is now implemented in …

  • 12 June

    Into Africa-BY MOHAMED A. EL-ERIAN

    Not since the countries of Africa tossed out their colonial masters several decades ago has there been this much optimism and excitement about the continent’s prospects. While China’s economic expansion has slowed, and while Europe and the United States try to dig themselves out of recession, Africa has not only weathered an up-and-down global economy — it’s been booming. Consider Nigeria’s …

  • 12 June

    President Mahama ranked among Africa’s top ten leaders

    President John Mahama has been rated among Africa’s top ten leaders. According to the 2012 African Leadership Index compiled by Kenya-based Nation Media Group, President Mahama scored grade ‘B’ on the index. The grades were derived from how they placed in five respected international indices of governance including the Mo Ibrahim Index. The indices were weighted as Mo Ibrahim Index …