Gift of the Givers (GOTG) has pledged its assistance to aid the fight against the novel coronavirus in South Africa. The humanitarian organisation’s founder, Dr Imtiaz Sooliman said R5 million had been put aside from emergency funds should the need arise. Sooliman announced GOTG would also avail its emergency medical[…]
Humanitarian aid leaders have voiced concern over Saudi Arabia’s and the United Arab Emirates’ large donations to Yemen, claiming of a double standard that the two Gulf countries give large cash flows amid their vicious military campaign in the war-torn country. Riyadh and Abu Dhabi are expected to pledge a[…]
President Nicolas Maduro said Venezuela would shut its border with Brazil on Thursday “until further notice” amid a tense standoff with US-backed opposition leader Juan Guaido over allowing in humanitarian aid. Maduro said he was also considering a “total closure of the border with Colombia” where he has already ordered[…]
Venezuela’s opposition supporters rallied nationwide on Tuesday to keep the heat on embattled President Nicolas Maduro and to demand he allow humanitarian aid into the country where food and medicine shortages are rife. Government supporters also went onto the streets in Caracas denouncing foreign intervention in the country. Speaking at[…]
Doctors, businessmen and other workers protested in major cities across Venezuela on Wednesday, calling for humanitarian aid to be allowed into the country and for President Nicolas Maduro to step down. Supporters of opposition leader Juan Guaido, who last week swore himself in as the interim president, waved flags and[…]
After 30 years of hard work in the trenches of Africa’s most impoverished communities, African Muslim Agency (AMA) indeed had much to celebrate on Saturday 14th October at a gala dinner held in Cape Town. With some of the country’s esteemed scholars, academics, businesspeople and community activists in attendance, AMA[…]
The United Nations have called the Rohingya of Myanmar one of the world’s most persecuted ethnic minorities. Gross human rights violations of the Rohingya have been recorded since 1978. The state sanctioned violence against them is symptomatic of a long and oppressive history of discrimination by the Myanmar government. Myanmar[…]
By Shireen Fisher A 40 foot container filled with vital humanitarian goods for battered Syria is set to head to the Durban port later today. Goods from around the country, donated to the displaced people of Syria, were sealed in the container late last night at the Al Quds Foundation’s[…]
Nearly half of the population in war-torn Central African Republic – more than two million people – need humanitarian aid despite progress in stabilizing the country since it plunged into chaos in 2013, a United Nations official said on Monday. The country has been plagued by conflict since March 2013,[…]
No humanitarian aid has entered Syria yet, the UN says, despite the de-escalation of violence across the country following the coming into effect of a nationwide ceasefire. Al Jazeera has learned from diplomatic sources that no route for the delivery of aid has been agreed upon yet. The Syrian foreign[…]
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