Sarah Morrison finds out what traditional charities think of letting the poor spend it on what they like
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Monday 26 November 2012
Mati arrived in England aged 14 from a small Afghan farming village. Following the disappearance of his father and brother, his mother arranged for an agent to smuggle him out of the country.
Sunday 25 November 2012
The Democratic Republic of Congo said it would not negotiate with M23 rebels in the east until they pulled out of the city of Goma, but a rebel spokesman said Kinshasa was in no position to set conditions on peace talks.
Friday 23 November 2012
M23 mutineers gain ground as president holds talks with Rwandan leader
Wednesday 21 November 2012
The M23 rebels are on the march, capturing a key Congolese city after overrunning UN troops. But who is really backing them?
Saturday 20 October 2012
FastJet, the new budget African airline, has signed leasing agreements for two aircraft, and poached easyJet and Ryanair bosses.
Sunday 07 October 2012
Tuesday 28 August 2012
President Yoweri Museveni has made his son a one-star general and appointed him commander of the country's special forces.
Tuesday 21 August 2012
It’s part of the power of this one-man show from theatre director-turned-performer Joe Douglas that it might leave you feeling particularly unsatisfied when he leaves the stage.
Friday 03 August 2012
The bigger picture
Tuesday 31 July 2012
President Yoweri Museveni yesterday urged Ugandans to avoid physical contact, after an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus claimed its 14th victim. People should avoid shaking hands, kissing or having sex to prevent the disease from spreading, the President said.
Sunday 29 July 2012
The deadly Ebola virus has killed 14 people in western Uganda this month, health officials said, ending weeks of speculation about the cause of a strange disease that had many people fleeing their homes.
The big questions: Is milk too cheap? Are the Games worth it? Should young people work for experience?
Friday 27 July 2012
Answered this week by John Sentamu
Thursday 19 July 2012
Masters courses with a strong social aspect are growing in popularity
Sunday 15 July 2012
Several African countries have pulled out of pre-Olympic training camps in Britain at the last minute because they are unable to pay the fees. Senegal, Uganda, Guinea-Bissau, The Gambia and Mozambique are among the nations which have reneged on agreements to use the UK's training facilities before the Games.
Thursday 05 July 2012
Tullow Oil expects record revenues for the first half of 2012 on the back of a buoyant oil price and a rise in production.
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