Monthly Archives: August 2018

(Im)migration News Recap, Aug. 26 to Sept. 1

South Africa: Four killed in xenophobia-driven slayingsSeveral foreigners are dead in a spate of xenophobic attacks in South Africa. A new political party is capitalizing on fear and blaming of outsiders to gain momentum. One Malawi-born woman told VOA...

(Im)migration News Recap, Aug. 26 to Sept. 1

South Africa: Four killed in xenophobia-driven slayingsSeveral foreigners are dead in a spate of xenophobic attacks in South Africa. A new political party is capitalizing on fear and blaming of outsiders to gain momentum. One Malawi-born woman told VOA...

Fake, Low Quality Drugs Come at High Cost

About one in eight essential medicines in low- and middle-income countries may be fake or contain dangerous mixes of ingredients that put patients' lives at risk, a research review suggests.Researchers examined data from more 350 previous studies that ...

After Delay, Rebel Leader Inks South Sudan Peace Deal

Rebel leader Riek Machar and leaders of the South Sudan Opposition Alliance have signed a final, revitalized peace deal aimed at ending the country's nearly five-year civil war.Machar signed the deal Thursday night in Sudan's capital, Khartoum, after r...

In DRC, Youth Activists Mobilize for Post-Kabila Era

Young Congolese were at the forefront of calls for President Joseph Kabila to not seek re-election. Now that Kabila has agreed to step aside, young voters are gearing up for the December 23 poll and demanding a free and fair

Merkel Arrives in West Africa for Visit Focusing on Business, Migrants

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Senegal late Wednesday on a three-nation West African visit focusing on economic development and migration.Merkel is meeting with the presidents of Senegal, Ghana and then Nigeria as she presses for further in...