Jamhuri Day – Monday 12 December

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  • Posted on December 12, 2016

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Jamhuri Day is a national holiday celebrated in Kenya on Monday 12th December, marking 52 years of a Kenyan self-ruled republic free from British colonial rule. Kenya celebrate their freedom through dance, parades, speeches and feasting and make sure to focus these activities around one theme – unity. Since independence, Kenya’s population has more than…



Tanzania celebrates 55 years of Independence

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  • Posted on December 12, 2016

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On Friday 9th December Tanzania celebrates Independence Day, marking 55 years since achieving independence from British colonial rule. This year, Tanzanians are not expecting any pomp or fanfare after last year’s celebrations were massively downscaled to save costs by President Magafuli. Instead the President used the funds to improve public hospitals as part of his…



International Anti-corruption Day

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  • Posted on December 9, 2016

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Corrupt University Admissions Processes Affect the Prospects of Disadvantaged Youth “On International Anti-corruption Day, let us reaffirm our commitment to ending the deceit and dishonesty that threaten the 2030 Agenda and our efforts to achieve peace and prosperity for all on a health planet.” UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon Friday 9 December is the UN-designated International…



Great South Run 2016

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  • Posted on December 3, 2016

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Alongside the London Marathon and the Great North Run, the Great South Run is recognised as one of the “Big 3” annual running events in the UK. This “world leading 10-mile race” takes place in Portsmouth, a seaside town on the south coast of England and attracts nearly 25,000 participants each year. ACT has been…



5 Questions Answered about Sponsoring a Child with ACT

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  • Posted on November 26, 2016

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There are many charities in the UK that have child sponsorship programs. These include the big, well known organisations, but also smaller ones such as ACT. Different charities run their programs in different ways and with different methods of distributing the funds. With so many different child sponsorship programs, it can sometimes be a bit…



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