Michael Gove: I referred offers of help with PPE to the appropriate civil service channels – video

Michael Gove has said he referred all offers of help with personal protective equipment during the coronavirus pandemic to the ‘appropriate civil service channels’. The levelling up secretary was being asked about the Conservative peer Michelle Mone contacting him on his personal email to recommend a PPE business, after the Guardian revealed she and her … Read more

Civil servants set to strike on Thursday over wage impasse with government | The Citizen

The Public Servants Association (PSA) will be embarking on a national strike on Thursday, over government’s decision to unilaterally implement a 3% wage hike this month for public servants after wage negotiations deadlocked. However, government says it has put measures in place to mitigate the impact of the strike. Public service strike The PSA represents … Read more

How Malcolm X Transformed the Civil Rights Movement

“There’s also a cultural politics of race connected to Garveyism,” he continues, “sort of this validation of Africa. What Malcolm is able to do with Black Power is talk about radical, political, social, economic, and cultural transformation that’s deeply rooted in Black dignity, Black political self-determination, and self-love, but also the geopolitics of the African … Read more

Civil Society Inclusion in a New Financial Intermediary Fund: Lessons from Current Multilateral Initiatives

Key Findings Global leaders appear poised to approve the creation of a new financing mechanism for pandemic preparedness and response (PPR) activities. Support for such a mechanism grew as the profound fault lines exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic became clearer. The U.S. government has strongly supported the idea of creating a financial intermediary fund (FIF) … Read more