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West Africa Civil Society Institute


WACSI is positioning itself to become a civil society knowledge sharing hub and a credible centre of learning with international recognition and accreditation. We envision a veritable civil society resource centre that caters for the capacity development needs of civil society organisations in West Africa.

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EBOLA: Don’t be Complacent

16 October, 2014

SUMMARY Recently the World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed an Ebola outbreak in Western Africa. Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreaks have a case fatality of up to 90%. EVD is one of the most dangerous diseases with no known vaccine or cure. It is mostly transmitted through close personal contact and exposure to bodily fluids and secretions of an infected person. The countries...

IREX Job Vacancy: Finance/Operations Manager

15 October, 2014

Position:         Finance/Operations Manager Location:        Accra, Ghana Reports To:    Regional Manager Division:         Education Programs Division

AWDF Job Vacancy: Communications and Fundraising Specialist

15 October, 2014

The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) , an Africa wide women’s rights grant making foundation based in Accra, Ghana requires the services of a Communications and Fundraising Specialist who will work within the Office of the Chief Executive Officer.

TrustAfrica Vacancy: Communications Officer

15 October, 2014

Suitably qualified individuals are invited to apply for a vacancy that has arisen at TrustAfrica . Job Title: Communications Officer Reports to: Executive Director Supervises: Web Development and Maintenance Team Liaises with: All staff Job Location: Dakar, with regular international travel Deadline for application: 15 November 2014...

Resource Centre

The Institute has a resource centre that is open to civil society actors in the region. It serves as a library of civil society documents, research reports and edited volumes that are accessible to both individuals and organisations. The Institute has partnered the Foundation Centre to provide online learning resources and a database of grant giving institutions in the United States of America.

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