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  • CAFSA’s Response to ‘Country’s NGOs in Crisis’ Blog on NGO Pulse
    CAF Southern Africa responds to ‘generalised and negative’ statements made by MACS Media on behalf of the Orion Organisation and the Cape Town Society for the Blind regarding the NGO sector in South Africa

    Everyone who is at all interested in the well-being of the South African non-governmental organisation (NGO) sector is aware that the past few years have been challenging.

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    Author(s): 
    Colleen du Toit

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  • #Storymakers2014 Africa Tweet-Chat - Share Your NGO Storytelling Experiences on 4 September 2014

    Storytelling is an integral part of human behaviour and increasingly relevant to the strategic communication and awareness-raising activities of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) globally.
     
    Stories help people to better remember specific experiences. Stories shape our identities. With a great story, you can ensure that donors and supporters understand your work.
     

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  • NGO Merger Will Benefit Africa
    Merged NGOs say they need to pool resources if they are to make a significant difference

    Merged non-governmental organisations (NGOs) say they need to pool resources if they are to make a significant difference.

    The merger of Irish NGOs, Gorta, and Self Help Africa has created one of the largest nonprofit agricultural organisations in Ireland and Britain.

    Gorta was set up in 1965 as an Irish response to a United Nations hunger campaign; Self Help Africa had its genesis in the Ethiopian famine of 1984 and together they will implement programmes in Ethiopia, Zambia, Malawi, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ghana, Togo, Benin and Burkina Faso.

    Source: 
    Irish Times

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  • Naidoo Faces Damaging Scandal
    Greenpeace head faces a series of damaging scandals at the global environmental watchdog, according to a newspaper report

    Greenpeace head, Kumi Naidoo, is facing a series of damaging scandals at the global environmental watchdog, according to a newspaper report.

    And to make matters worse the human rights activist, who is the executive director of the Greenpeace, a non-governmental organisation with a budget of R4-billion, is mourning the loss of his father in South Africa.

    Source: 
    Times Live

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  • Govt to Boost Marikana NGOs
    The Department of Social Development to provide full capacity building support to NGOs in Marikana

    Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Marikana, North West, will receive full capacity building support from the Department of Social Development.
     
    Social Development Minister, Bathabile Dlamini, points out that, "New and existing NGOs will be incubated for 12 months receiving technical and administrative training from the department to help them better meet the needs of the community they serve."
     

    Source: 
    News 24

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