Daily Archives: October 11, 2018

Health Advocate from Rwanda Named as Inaugural World Thrombosis Day Ambassador of the Year

Christine Ashimwe, Founder of Rwanda Clot Awareness Network, Receives Prestigious Award for Thrombosis Advocacy Achievements

CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina, Oct. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) today announced that …

African Billionaire Abducted in Tanzania

Police have tightened borders in and around Tanzania’s economic capital, Dar es Salaam, while investigating the abduction of a man considered to be Africa’s youngest billionaire.
Mohammed Dewji, 43, was seized Thursday morning by two …

Haley Gets Praise for South Sudan Arms Embargo

When she announced her resignation Tuesday, outgoing U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley ticked off a list of her accomplishments, one of which was aimed squarely at stopping Central Africa’s bloodiest conflict.
“[In] …

NGO Launches Campaign to Empower South Sudanese Girls

As the world marks the International Day of the Girl on Thursday, girls in South Sudan are calling on their government to do more to help them receive an education.
Low teacher pay and unqualified …