United Nations in Ethiopia for Finance Summit

United Nations in Ethiopia for Finance Summit

The United Nations (U.N.) is in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from July 13 through July 16 at the Financing for Development summit discussing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  The eight U.N. Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were met prior to their September expiration date and the U.N. has established 17 new SDGs that are aimed to be completed […]

Africa Must Overcome Troubled Past for Brighter Future

Africa Must Overcome Troubled Past for Brighter Future

Africa has long had a reputation for being a troubled continent, with a disturbing past that too often has blocked it from overcoming challenges for a brighter future. It has had a tough and violent history, with dark legacies often defining numerous chapters of the past. The end of colonialism wound up yielding to a […]

Ebola Virus Spreading From Escaped Quarantine Patients and Burial Rituals

Ebola Virus Spreading From Escaped Quarantine Patients and Burial Rituals

Due to reports regarding Ebola virus diagnoses that have been made in the two districts of Kambia and Port Loko, the president of Sierra Leone, Ernest Bai Koroma, has placed a mandatory curfew between dusk and dawn, effective immediately. With the Ebola virus having already completely consumed Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the president has prohibited […]

1 2 3 71