Many failures of Labour movement in 2016

It may be right to say that 2016 was a year that the labour movement in Nigeria laboured in almost futility. There are many factors that influenced this conclusion. Major events that shaped the direction of the nation that labour failed included, but not limited to, the increment in the pump price from N87 per… Read More

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FCRA licences of 20,000 NGOs cancelled

NEW DELHI: Licences of around 20,000 of 33,000 NGOs have been cancelled by the government after they were found to be allegedly violating various provisions of the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA), thus barring them from receiving foreign funds. This was conveyed to home minister Rajnath Singh during a review of the Foreigners Division of… Read More

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Over 11,000 NGOs derecognised for failing to renew registration

Government has derecognised more than 11,000 NGOs after they failed to renew their registration by June-end, preventing them from receiving foreign funds. The Union Home Ministry said it has cancelled registration of 11,319 organisations that had not applied for renewal of registration under the Foreign Contribution Regulations Act by the June 30 deadline this year.… Read More

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Eritrea misery making: A U.N. report shows abuse on level of slavery

It was a signal of serious humanitarian problems in the East African nation of Eritrea that a disproportionate number of the refugees flowing across the Mediterranean into Europe were fleeing from that nation of only 6 million. Confirmation of the dire situation in Eritrea has now come in the form of a report released Tuesday,… Read More

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Human Rights Day In South Africa Exposes The Hypocrisy Of Jacob Zuma’s ANC Led Government

South Africa’s human rights policies are currently under review by the United Nations. Although the end of apartheid in 1994 was meant to end what was considered a repressive regime and bring freedom to all South Africans, as well as bring the South African people together, it has not. Instead, it has resulted in a… Read More

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