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Merck today announced that it is launching a € 100,000 Community Involvement Initiative.

Performance Materials Launches € 100,000 Community Involvement Initiative Employees to engage in charitable projects in Asia, Africa and the United States A € 100,000 fund will support four social projects that help communities around the world Merck, a leading science and technology company, today announced that it is launching a € 100,000 Community Involvement Initiative. […]

Emergency Trust Fund for Africa: EU mobilises almost €100 million to support the most vulnerable in the Horn of Africa

The European Union is mobilising €97.2 million of additional funding for programmes in the Horn of Africa to support the creation of job opportunities, public finance management, and access to education for vulnerable groups, in particular refugees and displaced persons, under the European Union Emergency Trust Fund for Africa (EUTF). Commissioner for International Partnerships Jutta […]

Coronavirus global response: EU provides humanitarian support in Horn of Africa region

The Commission is providing an additional €105.5 million to countries in the Horn of Africa as the coronavirus pandemic risks worsening the humanitarian situation across the region where many continue to suffer from armed conflict, displacement, and recurrent droughts and floods. Furthermore, a large-scale infestation of locusts threatens food security and livelihoods of many vulnerable […]

Ford Joins South Africa Red Cross Society in Celebrating World Red Cross Day Through Supporting its COVID-19 Relief Efforts

• Two Ford Rangers have been provided to the South African Red Cross Society in Nelson Mandela Bay to assist with relief efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic • Red Cross has assisted over 5 000 direct beneficiaries in and around Port Elizabeth, and reached 45 000 people through its COVID-19 education and awareness campaigns • […]

Volkswagen South Africa doing its part in fight against Covid-19

Photo Caption: In the fight against Covid-19, VWSA has partnered with Gusco to produce soft fabric face masks. The Gusco team (pictured) started with production last week. In response to the global Covid-19 crisis, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) is focusing its time and attention on the manufacture of masks and medical equipment, which could […]

IMF urges to mobilize funds for Africa in fight against pandemic

Opening Remarks at High-Level Virtual Event on ‘Mobilizing with Africa’ Kristalina Georgieva, IMF Managing Director 2020 Virtual Spring MeetingsApril 17, 2020 As prepared for delivery Good morning. Excellencies, Ministers of Finance, Ladies and Gentlemen—thank you for participating in this important event. We are here today to work in partnership with Africa and to bring more […]

Heroic Humanitarian Efforts During COVID-19 Pandemic Supported by Ford in South Africa

• Ford loans nine vehicles to humanitarian organisations to assist with coronavirus containment measures and community healthcare support across South Africa • Gift of the Givers, Laudium Disaster Management and South African Red Cross Society using Ford Rangers and Everests to assist communities in Gauteng, Cape Town, Durban and Port Elizabeth The COVID-19 pandemic is […]