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The arrest of Natiq Jafarli, the Executive Secretary of the REAL party in Azerbaijan, comes just six weeks ahead of the referendum on constitutional amendments that his party opposes and campaigns against. His arrest and placement into pre-trial detention of four months come on top of worrying reports of additional arrests of people involved in campaigning.

The electronic asset declaration system launched by the National Agency for the Prevention of Corruption (NAPC) on 15 August has not been properly certified and therefore falls short of creating the key legal consequences that the submission of a false declaration should entail.

Електронна система декларування статків, яку Національне агентство з питань запобігання корупції (НАЗК) запустило 15 серпня, не була сертифікована у належний спосіб; таким чином вона не відповідає цілям закріплення ключових юридичних наслідків, що повинні бути наслідком подання неправдивих декларацій.


Ahead of World Humanitarian Day on 19 August, let’s have a closer look at the 4 humanitarian principles that aid workers live by when providing assistance to people in need

On Thursday 11th August, the European Union and the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) officially launched a project for Long Term Technical Assistance to the Customs Department at the Cape Hotel in Mamba Point. The EU funded project, which has a value of EUR 2.1 million (approx. USD 2.3 million), will continue until October 2018.

"When we harvest maize, we leave the stalks in the field. Parts of these stalks are eaten by the livestock. The fibrous part which is not eaten by the animals adds nutrients to the soil but, at the same time, when it rains, the stalks, used as mulch,help the soil to retain its moisture."
Christopher Penias Chamoto, Lead Farmer"

Hatching ideas in Kenya: thanks to support from the EU, Christine Ndinda has a poultry business to crow about