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Kenya was awarded first place at the 2016 Transform MENA Awards which was held in Dubai early this year. Transform MENA is an awards programme awarding the best brand work in the Middle East and North Africa. The award recognizes best practices in corporate, product and global brand development work. The award has been attributed …

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Deadline: 31 May 2016 The World Academy of Science (TWAS) along OIC Standing Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation (COMSTECH) is currently inviting applications form young scientists for its Research Grant with an aim to encourage the pursuit of scientific excellence in Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) countries by identifying and supporting the best young scientists …

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Deadline: 6 July 2016 Wellcome Trust is currently inviting applications for its Research Fellowships with an aim to support humanities and social science scholars at all stages of their career but not in an established academic post, who wish to undertake a period of research in any area of human and animal health. Strong preference …

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Deadline: 1 August 2016 The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is seeking applications from local organizations for its 2016 Conservation Workshop Grants. The grants support training workshops with a strong hands-on learning component that will build capacity for people living in WWF priority places in select countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Funding Information Organizations …

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Deadline: 17 August 2016 The African Union Commission (AUC) is currently inviting applications for its Research Grants with an aim to deploy Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) in the Agricultural sector as tool for Africa’s sustainable economic growth, wealth creation, and food and nutrition security, as well as for political stability and specifically: To support …

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Organizational charts give a pictorial representation of the functioning styles of your NGO. It provides a graphic view of the hierarchical system and the levels of responsibility in an organization. It is relevant to present an organizational chart because it gives a quick, bird’s-eye view of the management structure of an NGO. Organizational charts are …

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Deadline: 30 June 2016 impactAFRICA is seeking applications from teams of journalists or news innovators from all across the world for African Data Journalism Fund for Stories on Water & Sanitation. It seeks reportage on water and sanitation issues in six African countries: Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania or Zambia. impactAFRICA is the continent’s …

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Liliane Bettencourt of France is back in the seat of richest woman in the world, and is also the 11th richest person on the Forbes list. Her fortune slipped $4 billion in the past year as shares of L’Oreal fell. But the heiress was not just a victim of the markets. According to a French …

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#10. Alannah Weston 7.9 Billion Alannah is the heiress of the Weston family fortune, which as built through a chain of supermarket retail stores and bakeries. The Weston family is the second wealthiest family in Canada, and it’s hard to go more than a few hours without finding one of their chains. In 2004 Alannah …

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For extensive background on the development of polio vaccines. Few diseases frightened parents more in the early part of the 20th century than did polio. Polio struck in the warm summer months, sweeping through towns in epidemics every few years. Though most people recovered quickly from polio, some suffered temporary or permanent paralysis and even …

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