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National Teacher of the Year Works with Refugee Students

Undeterred by immigration politics, the 2018 National Teacher of the Year leads a Washington state classroom for refugees that runs on the same promise that’s bestowed upon children and fuels newcomers to the American dream.…

Cameroon Government Cracks Down on Social Media Leaks

Sixteen government employees have been detained in Cameroon for allegedly leaking official documents on social media since the start of the year.

In an increasingly common phenomenon, the texts of President Paul Biya’s two most …

AFDB RELEASES FIRST-EVER HIGHLIGHTS OF 2018 AFRICAN ECONOMIC OUTLOOK IN THREE LOCAL LANGUAGES

ABIDJAN– For the first time ever, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has released summaries of the African Economic Outlook (AEO), its main flagship report, in three African languages: Arabic, Hausa and Kiswahili.

These three languages …

Shallow Indonesia Quake Kills 3, Damages Hundreds of Homes

A shallow earthquake in central Indonesia has killed three people and damaged more than 300 homes.

Indonesia’s Meteorology and Geophysics Agency said the magnitude-4.4 quake that occurred Wednesday at a depth of 4 kilometers (2.4 …

De Beers Rolls out App to Clean up Sierra Leone Diamond Supply Chain

Global diamond giant De Beers is rolling out an app to help small-scale, artisanal diamond miners in Sierra Leone certify that gems they pry from the soil are legal, the Anglo American unit said on …