Daily Archives: September 6, 2013

Troubled G4S signs five-year deal with Shell

[Translate] Troubled G4S signs five-year deal with Shell by Suzie Neuwirth September 5, 2013, 1:32am G4S, the FTSE 100 security firm dogged by criticism over its handling of the London 2012 Olympics contract, yesterday said it has signed a five-year … Continue reading

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AFRICOM’s Gigantic “Small Footprint”

[Translate] Tomgram: Nick Turse, AFRICOM’s Gigantic “Small Footprint” Posted by Nick Turse at 8:01am, September 5, 2013. Follow TomDispatch on Twitter @TomDispatch. Here’s a question for you: Can a military tiptoe onto a continent? It seems the unlikeliest of images, … Continue reading

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Report says millions in U.S. aid funds for Afghan health projects being wasted

[Translate] Report says millions in U.S. aid funds for Afghan health projects being wasted By Pamela Constable, Updated: Thursday, September 5, 8:03 PM E-mail the writer KABUL — In its latest report sharply criticizing U.S. government aid programs, the Office of the … Continue reading

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USAID Provides Millions to Afghan Ministry of Public Health despite Risk of Misuse

[Translate] USAID Provides Millions to Afghan Ministry of Public Health despite Risk of Misuse Today, SIGAR released an audit highlighting concerns with USAID providing millions of dollars to the Afghan Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) despite the risk of misuse … Continue reading

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