Cameroon Busts Ivory, Pangolin Traffickers

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON Police in Cameroon have arrested four wildlife traffickers caught with huge quantities of elephant tusks and scales from pangolins. The traffickers, said to be operating across Africa, were planning to transport the scales and ivory...

Cameroon Busts Ivory, Pangolin Traffickers

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON Police in Cameroon have arrested four wildlife traffickers caught with huge quantities of elephant tusks and scales from pangolins. The traffickers, said to be operating across Africa, were planning to transport the scales and ivory...

WHO: New Oral Treatment More Effective in Combating Multidrug-Resistant TB

GENEVA Tuberculosis has plagued humans for thousands of years and continues to do so. In advance of this year's World TB Day, March 24, the World Health Organization is issuing a call to action to eradicate the disease

Mozambique: Cyclone Idai Flash Update No. 4, 18 March 2019

HIGHLIGHTS The death toll from Cyclone Idai's landfall has reportedly risen to at least 84 and the President has said that it could rise above 1,000, according to media reports. Heavy rainfall is projected to continue in Sofala and Manica provinces fr...

Mozambique: Cyclone Idai Flash Update No. 4, 18 March 2019

HIGHLIGHTS The death toll from Cyclone Idai's landfall has reportedly risen to at least 84 and the President has said that it could rise above 1,000, according to media reports. Heavy rainfall is projected to continue in Sofala and Manica provinces fr...

UN Calls Cyclone Idai One of Southern Hemisphere’s Worst Storms

Cyclone Idai may be one of the worst weather disasters ever recorded in the southern hemisphere, U.N. experts say, with Mozambique suffering the brunt of the storm.Idai tore across Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe late last week, leaving behind a trail

With Photos, Kenyans Say #Wecannotignore 1 Million Hungry People

Prominent Kenyans shared pictures of drought-hit communities on Twitter on Tuesday, calling for greater government action to end a hunger crisis which has left 1 million people short of food.#WeCannotIgnore was trending in the east African nation as hu...

A guiding hand: School counsellors in Sierra Leone address early pregnancy, child marriage

PORT LOKO, Sierra Leone � Fatmata Sesay was 15 years old when she became pregnant. Her parents forced her to move in with her boyfriend, who was neither in school nor employed. Moving in with him felt like an underage