WHO: Equitable, Global Distribution of 2 Billion COVID-19 Vaccine Doses to Begin in 2021

Near­ly two bil­lion dos­es of COVID-19 vac­cines have been secured for equi­table dis­tri­b­u­tion in 2021 to the 190 coun­tries that have signed on to a World Health Orga­ni­za­­­tion-led part­ner­ship, accord­ing to a Fri­day announce­ment from the group.  Offi­cials from the

Africa in the news: Elections in Ghana, US relations with Somalia and Morocco, and trade in East Africa

Incum­bent Pres­i­dent Nana Aku­­fo-Addo declared win­ner of Ghana­ian elec­tions  On Wednes­day, Decem­ber 9, Ghana’s incum­bent pres­i­dent Nana Aku­­fo-Addo won a sec­ond term in office, win­ning 51.59 per­cent of the vote in gen­er­al elec­tions that took place on Mon­day. Oppo­si­tion leader

UN Official: Sudan Needs World’s Support in Transition to Democracy

A U.N. offi­cial says Sudan is at a crit­i­cal junc­ture as it tran­si­tions to a democ­ra­cy and needs the sup­port of the inter­na­tion­al com­mu­ni­ty to over­come its myr­i­ad eco­nom­ic chal­lenges. Rose­mary DiCar­lo, U.N. under­­sec­re­­tary-gen­er­al for polit­i­cal and peace­build­ing affairs on