Hurricane Irma hits Turks and Caicos Islands

Hurricane Irma hits Turks and Caicos Islands

This video shows Irmas strong winds and heavy rain battering Turks and Caicos Islands in the Caribbean. The strongest Atlantic storm recorded in history has ravaged other Caribbean island killing at least 10 people in its path. 10 days ago
The horrifying ways North Korea treats its own people

The horrifying ways North Korea treats its own people

North Korea is one of the most repressive authoritarian states in the world. A 2014 United Nations Commission of Inquiry report on human rights in North Korea stated that systematic, widespread, and gross human rights violations committed by the government included murder, enslavement, torture, imprisonment, rape, forced abortion, and other sexual violence, and constituted crimes against humanity. 11 days ago
Who Is Jacob Rees-Mogg?

Who Is Jacob Rees-Mogg?

The North East Somerset MP has been tipped by many to become the next leader of the Conservative Party, and despite some controversial views has risen to the forefront of UK politics in recent months. 11 days ago
Is private investment the future of NGO funding?

Is private investment the future of NGO funding?

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is currently building three much needed physical rehabilitation centers in Mali, Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo, all of which are funded by the recently launched Humanitarian Impact Bonds. These work by gaining initial funds from private investors to build and develop the centers over a five year period. The ICRC then receives money from various governments and organizations depending on the success of this, which is in turn given back to the investors, ideally at a profit. 11 days ago