Daily Archives: April 21, 2019

UNICEF to launch “#VaccinesWork” campaign

Accra- UNICEF will be launching a new global campaign on 24 April to emphasize the power and safety of vaccines among parents and wider social media users.

The campaign which would run alongside World Immunization …

Haftar forces press offensive on Libyan capital

Forces backing Libya’s unity government battled to push back an offensive by strongman Khalifa Haftar on Sunday as his troops approached the gates of Tripoli after air raids overnight.

Haftar’s self-proclaimed Libyan National Army, galvanised …

Focus on Africa: Nigerians in 5-year wait for missing Chibok Girls

Nigeria marked the 5th anniversary of the Chibok kidnapping this month with stinging attacks on the government of President Muhammadu Buhari for not doing enough to find and free the remaining 112 girls abducted by …

Remembering Rwanda’s genocide, but how?

Twenty-five years after the massacre of some 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus, Rwanda and the world gathered this month to remember the lives of those lost. For victims and their perpetrators, it was a chance …

Pope Francis expresses sadness over Sri Lanka attacks in his Easter address

In his traditional Easter Sunday address to the faithful at the Vatican, Pope Francis on Sunday expressed his “sadness” at news of the deadly bomb attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka. He also …