Daily Archives: June 4, 2019

A short history of an Ebola vaccine

When alarming reports of a deadly disease outbreak landed on the desk of Dr. Jean-Jacques Muyembe – the leading virologist in what was then known as Zaire – he sent an employee  from the capital of Kinshasa to Kikwit,

EchoStone Breaks Ground In Green Affordable Housing With IFC’s Edge Certification

VICTOR, New York, June 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — International provider of affordable housing solutions, EchoStone, has earned EDGE certification (“Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies”) for 251 residential properties in its Peridot Parkland Estate. The certification, presented in Lagos by EDGE

Love or Vengeance? New Human Trafficking Thriller “Muna” Asks Tough Questions

From KevStel, Producers of “Tempting Fate” feat. stars from Hollywood and Nollywood ATLANTA, June 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — MUNA is a story of love, secrets, betrayal, vengeance, and forgiveness. It stars Adesua Etomi-Wellington and highlights the global sex trafficking crisis.

US Border Patrol Arrests 153 Africans at Texas Border

U.S. Border Patrol agents have apprehended more than 150 African immigrants attempting unauthorized crossings into Texas at the U.S. southern border within the past week, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).On Saturday, agents arreste...

Khartoum Tense as Sudan Activists Reject Military Election Plan

The impasse over Sudan's political future deepened Tuesday as pro-democracy activists rejected a plan by military leaders to hold elections within nine months.Tension in the streets of the capital, Khartoum, remained high a day after security forces st...

Ebola Cases Soar Past 2,000 in Democratic Republic of Congo

More than 2,000 cases of the Ebola virus have hit the Democratic Republic of the Congo, according to the nation's health ministry. The 1,346 deaths make it the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history.On Monday, the Ministry of Health said 539