RSSC ALSO DISPUTES ITUC REPORT FINDINGS

ROYAL Swaziland Sugar Corporation (RSSC) Managing Director Nick Jackson has also disputed the ITUC workers rights violation report findings. ITUC is the International Trade Union Congress. In a report compiled by the ITUC dated October 2016, titled ‘Workers Rights and Land Confiscation in Swaziland’s Sugar Sector,’ the congress said despite the substantial contribution of the… Read More

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Secret aid worker: Greece has exposed the aid community’s failures

The usual excuses don’t work in an EU country. With funding, infrastructure, and a stable government, why are we failing refugees in Greece? he aid community has over many years developed a habit of finding reasons for why the school was not built in the Afghan village, why the women’s agricultural businesses never made any… Read More

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Greece: Cycle of Patmos NGO declared fraud

Fourteen people in a disbanded Greek NGO called the Cycle of Patmos which held environmental conferences on cruise ships that lured religious leaders and top analysts have been charged with criminal fraud and money laundering after they could not account for 3 million euros ($4 million) in their financial records.   Those charged include 10… Read More

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Greece: Fraud by Konstantinos Tzevelekos at anti-landmine NGO part of wider scandal

About 35% of Hellenic Aid funding to NGOs from 2000-04 unaccounted for in Greece Konstantinos (Kostas) Tzevelekos, director of the International Mine Initiative, was detained following his testimony to a special investigating magistrate, who has been handed the results of a 20-month inquiry by the financial police into €9m funding fraud at the NGO. The… Read More

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Amnesty International blamed for Excessive payouts to senior staff

Newspapers in February 2011, in the UK uncovered that Irene Khan (seventh Secretary General of Amnesty International) had gotten an installment of UK £533,103 from Amnesty International tailing her renunciation from the association on 31 December 2009. A reality found in Amnesty’s records for the 2009–2010 money related year. The aggregate paid to her was in… Read More

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