Sarah Morrison finds out what traditional charities think of letting the poor spend it on what they like
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Thursday 30 May 2013
Move over men from across England comes after a request from prosecutors in the central African nation
Tuesday 28 May 2013
Members of parliament, who are already among the world’s best-paid, have voted to increase their salaries to more than 130 times the minimum wage in defiance of government plans to cut their pay as part of spending reforms.
Thursday 23 May 2013
The United Nations Secretary General has warned armed rebels in Eastern Congo that the organisation's new “intervention brigade” would prevent any repeat of the fighting which has driven thousands of refugees out of camps this week. In a visit to the embattled lakeside city of Goma, Ban Ki-moon said the 3,000-strong force which has begun deployment will “enforce the peace”.
Monday 20 May 2013
Ancient African coins lead experts to question who discovered islands
Friday 17 May 2013
There are plans to present him with a student award despite continuing controversy over his regime's human rights record
Tuesday 14 May 2013
The Kenyan government has been urged by the World Anti-doping Agency's athlete committee to set up an independent inquiry into the doping allegations that have surrounded the country's runners in recent months.
Tuesday 14 May 2013
Anger as lawmakers demand monthly rate of pay that is 131 times Kenya's minimum wage
Monday 13 May 2013
The International Criminal Court was designed for those monsters accused of the world's worst crimes, but democracy has some unexpected consequences
Tuesday 07 May 2013
UK will also contribute to a £50 million international fund for the state
Monday 06 May 2013
Peace has returned to the Somali capital Mogadishu – but progress is elusive
Sunday 05 May 2013
Five people were killed Sunday morning when a suicide bomber attempted to ram a car laden with explosives into a military convoy escorting a four-member Qatari delegation, an official said.
Thursday 02 May 2013
The United Nations has admitted that a delay in declaring a famine in Somalia in 2011 cost additional lives, after a new report revealed that more than a quarter of a million people died, half of them young children.
'Paranoid' man addicted to legal stimulant khat is jailed for 26 years for murdering former friend by using two knives to 'partially decapitate' him
Wednesday 24 April 2013
Ayanle Adan plunged a knife into each side of Hanad Osman's neck, then used a 'double slashing motion' to partially cut off his head
Monday 22 April 2013
A military pilot sent by Eritrea to Saudi Arabia to reclaim a jet stolen by two fellow officers when they flew to seek asylum has herself defected.
Sunday 21 April 2013
Soaring global demand, climate change, more speciality teas – it can only mean prices will go up
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
George Galloway on Scottish independence: The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
Scottish independence: Britain faces 'constitutional crisis' at next election
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
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