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Aid workers witness increasing violence in the Congo, an employment charity faces closure and schoolchildren get philanthropic

Médecins Sans Frontières staff working on projects in the town of Rutshuru in the Congo will remain there despite Tutsi rebels forcing others to flee the area.
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ActionAid has suspended operations in the city of Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo as rebel violence increases.
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Myeloma UK is among three cancer charities to have launched a campaign urging Nice, the medicine watchdog, and Celgene, the manufacturer of a new cancer drug, to make the drug available to NHS patients.
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A Lesotho orphanage has claimed it has yet to receive funds promised by Prince Harry's Sentebale charity.
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Scottish businessman Ian Wood has encouraged philanthropy among schoolchildren by offering money for pupils to donate to their selected charities.
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A Scottish employment charity for people with mental health problems has claimed it faces closure.
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