[LINA] Togolese President Faure Gnassingbé has said forming collaboration with Guinea and Sierra Leone as well as building a vibrant health sector is paramount to Liberia’s post-Ebola reconstruction effort.
UN Urges End to Sexual Violence in Conflict Areas
Forcibly displaced by drought and extremist violence in southwestern Somalia, Fadumo Mohamed Abdi thought she had found safety in the Puntland region’s northeastern city of Bosaso. But one day in May 2019, while she and three other women were gathering firewood on the outskirts of their camp, they were accosted by four armed men, she […]
Burundi President-Elect to be Sworn into Office Thursday
Media agencies say Burundi will swear in president-elect Evariste Ndayishimiye on Thursday, a week after the sudden death of outgoing President Pierre Nkurunziza. The Constitutional Court ruled last week that the president-elect be sworn in as soon as possible. Ndayishimiye, was originally planned to be sworn in August. He will take the oath of office Thursday in the capital, Gitega. Ndayishimiye was handpicked […]
COVID-19 Researchers See Hope in Existing Drugs
VANCOUVER, CANADA — An international collaboration led by researchers in Canada and Brazil is applying innovative funding and testing methods to determine whether existing medications can provide cheaper and more effective treatments for COVID-19 and i…