Top U.S. Official Visits Ebola-Hit Nations

The highest-ranking American government official yet to visit Ebola-hit nations has criticised the international response to the crisis and moved to encourage Americans to volunteer to fight the outbreak. more»

Rotary Stakes U.S. $8.4 Million to Fight Polio in Nigeria

Ahead the October 24 observance of World Polio Day 2014, Rotary International has announced $ 8.4 million grants to combat polio in Nigeria. more»

Stop Being Over Reliant On Donors - UK Advises Malawi

The Department for International Development (DFID) has advised the Malawi government to quit being over dependent on donors and instil the spirit of empowering the citizens to be self reliant. more»

Danish Opposition Parties Wants Government to Stop Aiding Kenya

Diplomatic disputes between Kenya and Denmark increased overwhelmingly after Kenya rejected call by the Danish opposition parties wanting their government to set up more refugee camps in Kenya where Somali refugees from Denmark would be settled. more»

Pres. Sirleaf Seeks Global Fight Against Ebola

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has again pleaded with countries around the world to join the ongoing fight against the Ebola virus disease. more»

Qatar Donates U.S$1 Billion for Gaza Reconstruction

Qatar pledged on Sunday $1 billion to help the Palestinian Gaza strip with reconstruction following the latest war between Hamas and Israel last summer.Qatari Foreign Minister Khaled al-Attiya made the announcement during the Gaza reconstruction conference co-hosted by Egypt and Norway in Cairo to raise funds for the strip's reconstruction. more»

Africa's Richest Man Joins Ebola Fight

Africa's richest man, billionaire Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has expressed his preparedness to assist Liberia in the fight against the Ebola virus disease. more»

A Robust International Response to the Ebola Outbreak Is a Legal Obligation


Last week the UN Security Council declared the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa "a threat to international peace and security". As the world body met to discuss the most deadly outbreak of the haemorrhagic fever since it was first uncovered in 1976, fatalities soared in the hardest-hit countries. more»

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