Latest News & Updates in the NGO World

  • The International Organization for Migration is renewing its call for the immediate, unconditional release of a female volunteer and a four-year-old child abducted by armed men Sunday in South Sudan during a gun battle that broke out between two armed groups.
  • Two rights groups are calling on Tanzania’s government to ease restrictions on dissent and freedom of expression imposed since President John Magufuli came to power in 2015.
  • The Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO) Board of Malawi has announced that it will stop issuing annual operating licenses to NGOs that are not complying with a section of the NGO Act which compels them to submit their annual returns, audit and technical reports to the board.
  • Two years after launching its #March4Women global campaign, CARE International applauds governments, employers and workers for today agreeing a new International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention on ending violence and harassment in the world of work.
  • Nigeria’s military has resumed hostilities in the country’s northeast with one of its frequent targets of verbal warfare with humanitarian and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).