New Dresses, Youth Action: Ending Female Circumcision in Africa

DAKAR, Hundreds of delegates from African governments and campaigners gathered in Senegal this week to discuss how to end female genital mutilation (FGM), which world leaders pledged to eradicate under a set of global goals agreed in 2015.But the ancie...

New Dresses, Youth Action: Ending Female Circumcision in Africa

DAKAR, Hundreds of delegates from African governments and campaigners gathered in Senegal this week to discuss how to end female genital mutilation (FGM), which world leaders pledged to eradicate under a set of global goals agreed in 2015.But the ancie...

Mozambique Wildlife Park Loses Zero Elephants to Poachers

Niassa Reserve, one of Africa's largest wildlife parks, is marking a year without losing a single elephant to poachers. The last elephant killed by poachers in the Mozambique animal preserve was May 17, 2018. The New-York based Wildlife Conservation So...

Mozambique Wildlife Park Loses Zero Elephants to Poachers

Niassa Reserve, one of Africa's largest wildlife parks, is marking a year without losing a single elephant to poachers. The last elephant killed by poachers in the Mozambique animal preserve was May 17, 2018. The New-York based Wildlife Conservation So...

Egypt Agrees to Pay Israel $500 Million to End Gas Dispute

CAIRO - Egypt says it has struck a deal with the state-owned Israel Electric Corp to settle a fine for halting deliveries of natural gas. A statement from Egypt's Petroleum Ministry said the settlement deal, which was signed Sunday, would

Former Egyptian President Morsi Dies in Court

Egypt's former President Mohamed Morsi, the country's first democratically elected head of state who was later ousted from power, collapsed and died during a court session. Officials said the 67-year-old had just addressed the court in Cairo during hi...

US Reopens Permanent USAID Mission in Somalia

STATE DEPARTMENT - The United States is reopening its permanent U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Somalia, 28 years since its closing on January 5, 1991.Although the U.S. never formally severed diplomatic relations with Somal...

US Reopens Permanent USAID Mission in Somalia

STATE DEPARTMENT - The United States is reopening its permanent U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Somalia, 28 years since its closing on January 5, 1991.Although the U.S. never formally severed diplomatic relations with Somal...