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In Congo, an Ebola Survivor With a Motorbike Helps Ease Fear

BENI, CONGO – When Germain Kalubenge gets a request for a ride on his motorcycle, it can be a matter of life or death. The 23-year-old is a survivor of the Ebola virus and often …

In Congo, an Ebola Survivor With a Motorbike Helps Ease Fear

BENI, CONGO – When Germain Kalubenge gets a request for a ride on his motorcycle, it can be a matter of life or death. The 23-year-old is a survivor of the Ebola virus and often …

Libya Coast Guard Intercepts Dozens of Europe-Bound Migrants

CAIRO, EGYPT – Libya’s coast guard says it’s intercepted dozens of Europe-bound migrants off the country’s Mediterranean coast.

Spokesman Ayoub Gassim said Sunday the migrants were returned to shore and would be taken to a …

Libya Coast Guard Intercepts Dozens of Europe-Bound Migrants

CAIRO, EGYPT – Libya’s coast guard says it’s intercepted dozens of Europe-bound migrants off the country’s Mediterranean coast.

Spokesman Ayoub Gassim said Sunday the migrants were returned to shore and would be taken to a …

Darfur Victims Say for Sake of Peace Bashir Must Face ICC

CAMP KALMA, SUDAN – For Jamal Ibrahim, whose sisters were raped by militiamen in Darfur, only the handover of Sudan’s ousted dictator Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court can bring peace to the restive …

South Africa’s energy mix still to lean on coal in next decade

PRETORIA, South Africa’s plans to boost electricity generation over the next decade will be a mix of renewable energy and coal power, Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe said, as nationwide power cuts entered a third day …

Focus on Menstrual Health Keeps Zambian Girls in School

LUSAKA PROVINCE, ZAMBIA – New health classes and government partnerships with not-for-profits focused on menstrual health are improving education for girls in Zambia.

In 2017, the government announced it would distribute free sanitary pads to …

Focus on Menstrual Health Keeps Zambian Girls in School

LUSAKA PROVINCE, ZAMBIA – New health classes and government partnerships with not-for-profits focused on menstrual health are improving education for girls in Zambia.

In 2017, the government announced it would distribute free sanitary pads to …