Monthly Archives: August 2018

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

South Africa: Four killed in xenophobia-driven slayings

Several 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. …

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

South Africa: Four killed in xenophobia-driven slayings

Several 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. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Cameroon Schools Reopen, but Without Safety Guarantee

With Cameroon's school year set to resume September 3, a group of students and their parents arrived Wednesday at the Government Bilingual High School in the northwestern town of Batibo.

Deserted for more than a …