Ebola Outbreak in Guinea Leaves 3 Dead and 5 Hospitalized

Ebola Outbreak in Guinea Leaves 3 Dead and 5 Hospitalized

The first Ebola outbreak since 2016 has been reported in southeastern Guinea, West Africa. Three people have died and five people hospitalized due to the outbreak. The five hospitalized are isolated in treatment centers, according to officials. On Feb. 14, 2021, the provincial health minister Eugene Nzanzu Salita reported there have been four confirmed cases […]

Terrorist Drill Kills One and Injures Several Others at Kenyan University

Terrorist Drill Kills One and Injures Several Others at Kenyan University

A terrorist drill killed one and injured several others at a Kenyan University on Nov. 30, 2015, at 17:04 GMT.  The event unfolded as Strathmore University, located in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi, implemented a simulation for the University’s security and emergency teams. The simulation used police officials bearing guns with rubber rounds of ammunition, which they shot […]

United Nations COP21 and the Implications for Africa

United Nations COP21 and the Implications for Africa

The 21st United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP21) agreed to a historic climate deal in Paris on Dec. 12, 2015. The COP21 pact has been seen by many observers as giving a fresh impetus to African countries towards combatting climate change. The Paris Agreement, ratified by nearly 200 countries, arguably has important policy and development implications […]

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