In a major milestone in the fight against deadly diseases, United Nations agencies and humanitarian partners announced on Tuesday, the establishment of a global Ebola vaccine stockpile, to help control future epidemics by ensuring timely access to vaccines for populations at risk, during outbreaks.
While elections are one-time events, “democracy is a constant process of deliberation and consultation” where dialogue provides an “important arena for the building of national consensus”, the top UN official in West Africa told the Security Council on Monday.
My afternoon in Cotonou, Benin did not go as planned. But an unexpected tour of an L-1011 plus a cultural
I thought I was being respectful but it turned out I was being just the opposite. Ultimately, I was
Africa & U.S. Cities — A Recognition for the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Africa Report
The news about the African continent — its peoples, governments, institutions, activities — never stops. Coverage of the continent by American-run, as well as African-run organizations, and a mix of others, is what informs us about what is taking place at home and abroad. How this news is reported, why, when, and by whom, goes…
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres reaffirmed the Organization’s commitment to the people of Guinea-Bissau on Thursday, the final day of operations for the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in the West African country (UNIOGBIS).
Early on a Sunday morning, before the sun rose, I was up and ready to explore. The following photo essay
Some 7.4 million people are registered to vote for the new president.
The process of obtaining a visa on arrival to Togo was simple and straightforward, but I came prepared. Instructions: Visa On Arrival In Togo After stamping out of Ghana in Aflao, I walked directly across the road (sorry, no pictures)
You would think I might have learned my lesson in Cuba. Or in Uzbekistan. Or in Montenegro or El Salvador. But no, I had to take a picture… This picture, to be precise: Trouble At The Ghana Border Outpost In Aflao