Category Archives: Business

DR Congo Election Loser Calls for Rematch

KINSHASA The runner-up in DR Congo’s controversial presidential election has proposed staging the poll again within six months.

In a letter to the African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Martin Fayulu restated his allegation that …

Burkina Faso Plagued by Terror Attacks, Rights Allegations

The Burkina Faso government claims to have killed 146 jihadists in the country’s north this week, but Human Rights Watch says it believes some of the dead are civilians. The military is also implicated in …

In Iowa, Liberian Couple Reaches Out to Fellow African Refugees

DES MOINES, IOWA Sam and Tricia Gabriel got off work on a dark January evening in Iowa. The temperature outside was -13 degrees Celsius (8 degrees Fahrenheit).

Instead of settling into their cozy suburban townhome …

US Researchers Look for Long-Lasting Ebola Vaccine

South Sudan is vaccinating health workers against Ebola in case the virus crosses the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo. Ebola has stricken more than 700 people in the DRC and killed more than …

US Researchers Look for Long-Lasting Ebola Vaccine

South Sudan is vaccinating health workers against Ebola in case the virus crosses the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo. Ebola has stricken more than 700 people in the DRC and killed more than …