Category Archives: Education

Malawi President Sworn In After Tight Election Win

BLANTYRE, MALAWI President Peter Mutharika was sworn in for a second term Tuesday after beating six other candidates in the tightly contested presidential election.

There was jubilation and ululation from hundreds of people who trooped …

UN Names David Gressly to Tackle DRC Ebola Outbreak

GENEVA The U.N. named a point man on Thursday to coordinate the global response to the devastating Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as it ramps up efforts to contain the outbreak.

David …

UN: Armed Group Kills More Than 30 in Central African Republic

BANGUI, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC More than 30 people were killed and many more wounded when an armed group attacked villages in northwestern Central African Republic on Tuesday, the UN’s peacekeeping mission (MINUSCA) said.

The massacres …

Challenges of Observing Ramadan in Non-Muslim Countries

For the next 30 days, Tarannum Mansouri will arise at 3 a.m. at her home in Vadodara, India, being careful not to awaken her toddler son. She will bathe and then join the other women …

Morocco Trains Foreign Students in Its Practice of Moderate Islam

RABAT Naminata Koulibaly, 30, receives training in a Moroccan Muslim teaching institute, founded by King Mohammed VI in 2015, and hopes to return to her home in Ivory Coast better equipped to advise women on …

Red Cross: Health, Aid Workers Face Unabated Attacks

UNITED NATIONS, Health and humanitarian workers in war zones are facing unabated and increasing attacks “and the impact on civilians is nothing but catastrophic,” the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross said …

Attackers in Congo Hit Newly Reopened Ebola Treatment Center

Armed assailants on Saturday attacked an Ebola treatment center in the Democratic Republic of the Congo less than a week after it reopened following a previous attack.

The attack in Butembo came in the early-morning …