- How Ebola prepared one doctor for Covid-19
How Ebola prepared one doctor in the Democratic Republic of Congo to treat coronavirus.
BBC News. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 23:03:39 GMT.
- Prudential slashes dividend as it retreats from the US
The FTSE 100 firm plans to float a minority stake in Michigan-based Jackson National Life. Bosses said the shake-up will allow the Pru to focus on fast-growing markets in Asia and Africa.
Daily Mail. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 21:01:30 GMT.
- Somalia prison: Deadly shootout after al-Shabab militants attempt escape
At least 20 people are killed in a heavy shootout at a jail in Mogadishu, officials say.
Yahoo. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 12:31:25 -0400.
- 19 dead after riot in Somalia prison where al-Shabab members are held
Violence started when an inmate grabbed an officer's gun and went on shooting spree
Abdi Guled. The Independent. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 13:00:48 GMT.
- Al-Shabab militants in shoot-out in Somalia prison
At least 10 people are killed in a heavy exchange of fire at a jail in Somalia, officials say.
BBC News. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 10:57:19 GMT.
- Tracking Africa's coronavirus cases
Experts warn fragile healthcare systems in many nations could be overwhelmed in the face of a severe COVID-19 outbreak.
Al Jazeera. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 09:19:03 GMT.
- New Ebola Outbreak In Congo Creates Unparalleled Challenges During A Pandemic
Alongside the Covid-19 pandemic and ongoing battles with cholera and measles, the DRC has now confirmed almost 80 new cases of Ebola. ...
By Nicole Fisher, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 10 Aug 2020 09:59:08 -0400.
- 8 Dead After Attack in a Wildlife Reserve in Niger
French humanitarian workers, their Nigerien driver and a guide were killed, according to the authorities. The group was visiting an area known for its West African giraffes.
Ruth Maclean. New York Times. Mon, 10 Aug 2020 07:50:43 +0000.
- Jason Nichols: Biden's take on African American voters and 'diversity' was not wrong
Joe Biden was largely correct in his statement about Latino/a/x communities
Jason Nichols. Fox News. Fri, 07 Aug 2020 19:43:40 GMT.
- A right and necessary deal
The agreement between Greece and Egypt delimiting their exclusive economic zones was a right and necessary move. ...
Ekathimerini. Fri, 07 Aug 2020 18:01:07 GMT.
- Biden clarifies comments comparing African American and Latino communities
Presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden in a Thursday night tweet clarified his comments comparing African American and Latino communities.The former vice president acknowledged ...
Justine Coleman. The Hill. Fri, 07 Aug 2020 01:42:00 +0000.
- Air Force's new top general makes history as first black to head a military service
Gen. Charles Brown, the new Air Force Chief of Staff, makes history as the first African American to head one of the military services.
ABC News. Thu, 06 Aug 2020 20:12:07 -0400.
- OTT Technologies takes over LMT
South African armoured vehicle designer and manufacturer OTT has acquired LMT, which has been in business rescue since September 2019.
Janes 360. Thu, 06 Aug 2020 10:07:35 Z.
- WHO Deploys Dozens of Experts to South Africa to Help Slow Coronavirus Spread
South Africa has nearly 530,000 cases.
Voice of America. Thu, 06 Aug 2020 05:18:06 -0400.
- ASKY Partners with Sabre, Supporting Growth Across Africa Through Next-generation Technologies
Agreement will help power recovery of travel in West Africa and beyond.
Travel Industry Wire. 2020-08-05 15:23:07 EST.
- Ancient Rome's Finest Glass Was Actually Made in Egypt
Researchers used chemical analysis to determine the origins of the empire's crystal-clear glass
Smithsonian. Wed, 05 Aug 2020 16:38:27 +0000.
- Reinsurance Group (RGA) Q2 Earnings Beat, Revenues Miss
Reinsurance Group (RGA) Q2 results reflect solid results in Asia/Pacific, and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) segments, offset by soft performance at U.S. and Latin America and Canada segments.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Wed, 05 Aug 2020 14:30:00 GMT.
- Number of coronavirus cases in Africa nears 958,000
The number of coronavirus-associated deaths amounts to 20,304
Tass. Mon, 03 Aug 2020 20:31:07 +0300.
- Why is stroke so deadly for people of African descent?
An international team of scientists has completed the largest analysis of stroke-risk genes ever undertaken in people of African descent.
Science Daily. Mon, 03 Aug 2020 12:02:03 EDT.
- T3 Sixty launches diversity initiative for real estate
Texas Realtor and Houston Association of Realtors board member Kenya Burrell-VanWormer will lead the initiative to help companies improve diversity.
Patrick Kearns. Inman. Mon, 03 Aug 2020 14:12:14 +0000.