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By Dr Saumya Arora NGOs are now focusing on donor acquisition strategies, along with resource mobilization and fundraising strategies. But research tells us that the donor retention rates are poor in most cases, at a mere 25%. This means that out of 4 new donors acquired; only 1 continues to be associated with the cause …

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By Dr Saumya Arora What is a network and what is networking? As a noun, network means ‘a group or system of interconnected people or things’, and as a verb, to network means ‘to interact with others to exchange information and develop professional or social contacts’. (Source: online dictionary). Networking is crucial for one’s personal …

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By: Danson danson@mtkenyatimes.co.ke Origin of language The origin of language in the human species has been the topic of scholarly discussions for several centuries. In spite of this, there is no consensus on the ultimate origin or age of human language. One problem makes the topic difficult to study: the lack of direct evidence. Consequently, …

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“Small things make big things happen, and this event reminded me of that.” This comment from a participant who attended NDI’s interactive weekend training session in Ohrid, Macedonia, reflected the elevated mood of her peers. Between December 11 and 13, nearly 100 women from 16 political parties participated in the first session of the Women …

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Call for Support for and Participation in the 2016 World Conference against A and H Bombs   February 10, 2016 The 77th General Meeting, Organizing Committee of the World Conference against A and H Bombs   The 71st summer since the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945 is approaching. It will be a time for …

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Human Rights organisations has written to Permanent Representatives of member and observer States of the United Nations Human Rights Council Geneva, on 26 February 2016 petitioning them to put up measures of Addressing the human rights situation and the need for accountability for past atrocities and on-going violations in South Sudan. Below is the letter: …

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The Internet.org Innovation Challenge in Africa is inviting individuals and organizations that are working on internet-based solutions to promote education and economic empowerment in countries throughout Africa. Objectives The Challenge will encourage the development of apps, websites and online services that provide real value for people under the following pillars: Learning/Education: Apps, websites or online …

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This is a list of universities and colleges in Kenya. Kenya has a number of universities and other institutions of higher learning. There are 22 public universities, 14 chartered private universities and 13 universities with Letter of Interim Authority (LIA). These universities are established through institutional Acts of Parliament under the Universities Act, 2012 which …

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What is Cancer? Cancer is the name given to a collection of related diseases. In all types of cancer, some of the body’s cells begin to divide without stopping and spread into surrounding tissues. Cancer can start almost anywhere in the human body, which is made up of trillions of cells. Normally, human cells grow …

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Deadline: 27 March 2016 Are you an entrepreneur and an African citizen? Do you have an original business idea? Are you looking forward to meet and network with early stage investors, experienced business professionals and successful entrepreneurs? If yes, then apply for MTN Entrepreneurship Challenge. Jumia is seeking applications from teams for its MTN Entrepreneurship …

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