Leaving no girl behind: Merck Foundation in partnership with the First Lady of Malawi, motivate girls to pursue sciences

Merck Foundation (Merck-Foundation.com) launches Educating Lindardquo; program in partnership with the First Lady of Malawi and Ministry of Education of Malawi; he program will empower girls in STEM education. Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm o...

Gambia Sues Myanmar for Genocide Against Rohingya Muslims

UNITED NATIONS - In a highly unusual move, the tiny West African nation of The Gambia on Monday filed a lawsuit against Myanmar, accusing it of perpetrating a genocide on ethnic Rohingya Muslims which forced hundreds of thousands to flee

Guinea President Replaces Security Minister Following Deadly Protests

CONAKRY - Guinea President Alpha Conde announced on Monday that he was replacing his security minister following deadly protests against suspected efforts by Conde to extend his mandate.Conde, 81, is due to step down next year when his second and

Uganda and DRC to Improve Infrastructure to Ease Business

ENTEBBE, UGANDA - Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo sign agreements to work on key road networks within 24 months, connecting the two countries to ease business. However, security concerns on the routes remain key for business. Uganda and

Australians Warned of ‘catastrophic’ Bushfires

Australian officials are warning of "catastrophic fire danger" as dozens of bushfires blazed in the state of New South Wales.As of early Monday, 64 fires were burning the New South Wales Rural Fire Service said in a tweet. Of those,

‘Lost Boy’ of Sudan Wins New York State District Councilor Seat

WASHINGTON - He was once called a Lost Boy but today, his official title is Councilor-Elect.Chol Majok won the 3rd District Common Council seat in Syracuse, New York, this week, becoming the first former refugee in city history to do