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Students in Cameroon Separatist Areas Urged to Go Back to School

Cameroon’s civil society groups are urging young people to return to schools in the country’s volatile English-speaking regions. Most schools in the two regions have been closed because of attacks and kidnappings stemming from the …

Quest for Girl Scout Gold Enriches American and Zimbabwe Teens

Years of being a Girl Scout prepared Nyla Mpofu to serve others. When Nyla applied for the annual Girl Scout Gold Award, the organization’s highest and most prestigious prize, she decided to help girls thousands …

Africans Flee to South America on Dangerous Journey to US

Hundreds of Africans have joined Central American migrants on the long, dangerous journey to seek asylum in the U.S.

One man says he fled his village in the Democratic Republic of Congo when an armed …

UN: 20 Million Children Missing Out on Life-Saving Vaccines

Two leading UN agencies report nearly 20 million children worldwide�more than one in 10�were not vaccinated against killer diseases, such as measles, diphtheria and tetanus in 2018.

Global life-saving vaccine coverage remains at 86 percent. …

Two DR Congo Ebola Health Workers Killed

The health ministry of Democratic Republic of Congo said Monday two community health workers engaged in Ebola prevention have been killed in the eastern North Kivu province. The ministry said the workers had been receiving …

Alleged Trafficking Kingpin Faces Deportation, Even as Case Against Him Unravels

An Italian court has ruled that an Eritrean man, Medhane Tesfamariam Berhe, who was thought to be a human trafficking kingpin is a victim of mistaken identity, but he now faces deportation.

Medhane had been …

Sudan Activists Call for ‘Justice’ for Killed Protesters

Tens of thousands of Sudanese flooded the streets of Khartoum and other cities Saturday to mark the 40th day since the deadly dispersal of a protest sit-in, and a protest leader said a planned meeting …