Latest deadly Ebola virus outbreak in DR Congo declared over

The 12th Ebo­la out­break in the Demo­c­ra­t­ic Repub­lic of the Con­go (DRC), was declared offi­cial­ly over on Mon­day, just three months after the first case was report­ed in North Kivu, but it marks the end of the country’s fourth out­break of the dead­ly dis­ease in less than three years, said the World Health Orga­ni­za­tion (WHO).

UN agencies, partners establish global Ebola vaccine stockpile

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. 

Coronavirus Vs Ebola: A Contrast in Fox News’ Coverage of the News

Fox News has been mis­in­form­ing the Amer­i­can pub­lic for decades. The U.S. TV audi­ence is very much vul­ner­a­ble and sus­cep­ti­ble to the lies which Fox News puts out. This is why Fox remains a rat­ing bonan­za. Their hypocrisy in the cov­er­age of the coro­n­avirus pan­dem­ic com­pared to the cov­er­age of the Ebo­la epi­dem­ic is mind…

Obama’s Final State of the Union — What It Means for Africa

Unit­ed States Pres­i­dent Barack Oba­ma deliv­ered his final State of the Union address on Tues­day, Jan­u­ary 12. In his speech, Oba­ma focused on a num­ber of ideas, includ­ing the fact that Amer­i­ca has nev­er stopped being great, that diplo­ma­cy is a bet­ter way to deal with con­flict, and that all Amer­i­cans — regard­less of dif­fer­ences in…

In Case You Missed It: 11/23/15 — 11/29/15

The most impor­tant in this week’s head­lines out of and con­cern­ing Africa, for those who need help catch­ing up. In this week’s news, Pope Fran­cis vis­its Africa, the cit­i­zens of Burk­i­na Faso cast their votes, and the WHO is crit­i­cized for their Ebo­la response. Pope Fran­cis Vis­its Africa Pope Fran­cis embarked on a six-day mis­sion to…

In Case You Missed It 11/2/15 — 11/8/15

The most impor­tant in this week’s head­lines out of and con­cern­ing Africa, for those who need help catch­ing up. This week brings news of the world’s largest solar pow­er plant, an African data boom, record num­bers of African immi­grants in the US, and anoth­er vic­to­ry over Ebo­la. Moroc­co to Build World’s Largest Solar Pow­er Plant Moroc­co is currently…

In Case You Missed It 9/14/15 — 9/19/15

The most impor­tant in this week’s head­lines out of and con­cern­ing Africa, for those who need help catch­ing up. 1. Pro­test­ers demand end to mil­i­tary rule In Burk­i­na Faso At least three peo­ple are report­ed killed and more than 60 injured by troops in the African nation of Burk­i­na Faso, accord­ing to the Reuters News Agency. This…

In Case You Missed It 8/24/15 — 8/30/15

The most impor­tant in this week’s head­lines out of and con­cern­ing Africa, for those who need help catch­ing up. This week brings news of an eco­nom­ic slow­down, a vic­to­ry for Kenya’s ath­letes, a set­back for Sier­ra Leone in the bat­tle against Ebo­la, and Chad’s crack­down on Boko Haram ter­ror­ists. 1. African Economies Slow Down Due to…