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Local government at the UN General Assembly
Addressing a virtual audience of the United National General Assembly, CLGF Chairperson Rev Mpho Moruakgomo said that local economic development and supporting local livelihoods will be central to our recovery from COVID 19. Read More
Eswatini: two networks for women launched
The active participation of women in local government in Eswatini got a huge boost last week with the launch of, not one, but two important networks. Read More
Lessons from a South Africa poverty alleviation project
One of the key achievements of a poverty reduction initiative in South Africa was the mobilisation of almost 800,000 by a local authority from the private sector. Read More
Reflections on CLGF in Southern Africa
CLGF's Programme Manager for Southern Africa, Ms Nyasha Simbanegavi, looks at the implementation of the regional programme in the time of COVID-19; and how it is contributing to poverty reduction, in line the with Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Read More
Jo Cox Memorial celebrates four years
Today marks the 4th anniversary of the Jo Cox Foundation. Jo Cox was a committed, passionate and effective UK Parliamentarian. The Foundation was established in 2016 by Jo's friends and family to build a legacy for Jo, and to create something positive from the tragedy that was her murder. Read More
Eswatini: Pigg's Peak entrepreneurs graduate
Piggs Peak Town Council played host on 10 September to the graduation ceremony for 36 of the young people and women, who had participated in the Entrepreneurship Skills Development Programme. Read More
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