Happy Independence Day to the D.R. Congo

Today, June 30th, marks the Independence Day public holiday in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. On June 30th, 1960, DR Congo declared independence from its former colonial ruler Belgium. Patrice Lumumba was named the first Prime Minister of the Democratic...

Help has arrived from Uganda in Malaria testing

When it comes to the most occurring causes of death in sub-Saharan Africa, malaria takes the lead. Brian Gitta, 24, from Uganda recently, unveiled a low-cost, reusable tool to detect malaria in its preliminary stages. His invention is called Matibabu, and it won a...

Urgent Need to Restoring Peace in Central African Republic

Currently, one of the crisis areas on the African Continent is the civil conflict and instability in Central African Republic. The United States Institute of Peace held a briefing on June 27 titled “Creating a Stable Peace in the Central African Republic” which...

Why the US withdrew from the UN Human Rights Council

On June 19, 2018, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley spoke at the U.S. State Department alongside Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, officially declaring the U.S.’s withdrawal from the United Nations Human Rights Council. One year ago, June 2017, Nikki...