Daily Archives: May 17, 2018

Practices in Place to Contain Ebola Outbreak in DRC

The deadly Ebola virus has broken out in the Democratic Republic of Congo, but things are very different this time in the speed of response and tools available for this outbreak versus the one that …

Burundians Vote on Changes That Would Extend President’s Term

Burundians went to the polls Thursday to vote “yes” or “no” on proposed changes to the constitution. The changes, among other things, could pave the way for the president to stay in office for another …

Rebels With a Cause: Women Bikers Saving Lives in Nigeria

Whenever the all-female Nigerian biker group D’Angels hits the streets, people would stare in amazement at the sight of women on motorbikes. So they made up their minds to use the attention for a good …

HORN OF AFRICA BLOC IGAD CONVENES MEETING ON SOUTH SUDAN

ADDIS ABABA–The Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), an eight-nation Horn of Africa bloc, has brought together South Sudan’s warring parties to discuss governance and security issues ahead of a new round of peace talks scheduled …

RWANDAIR TO ADD CAPE TOWN TO ITS INTERNATIONAL NETWORK

CAPE TOWN– Rwanda’s state airline, RwandAir, has added Cape Town to its international route network with the first flight touching down at Cape Town International Airport Wednesday.

The four-hour flights from Kigali to Cape Town …