Archive for October 8th, 2020

Malawi President Reviews His 100 Days in Office

BLANTRYE, MALAWI – Malawi’s President Lazarus Chakwera is asking his country to remain patient as his government tries to improve the economic situation. Chakwera spoke Monday at a news conference in the capital Lilongwe, where he was reviewing the performance of his administration in his...
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UN Envoy Welcomes Transitional Government in Mali

NEW YORK – The U.N.’s top envoy for Mali said Thursday that “success is within reach” with the formation of a transitional civilian government and the lifting of crippling sanctions imposed by West African regional bloc, ECOWAS. “The transition stands as an opportunity for the...
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Somalia Opens First Independent Modern Arts Institution

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA – Fardowsa Hussien is one of the few professional female photographers in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. The 25-year-old’s courage in telling stories through photography is a source of inspiration to women and girls in Somalia. As Fardowsa moves around the city looking for...
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Kidnapped Mali Politician, French Aid Worker and 2 Italians Freed

BAMAKO, MALI – Kidnapped Malian politician Soumaila Cisse, French aid worker Sophie Petronin and two Italians were freed Thursday, Mali’s presidency said, after lengthy periods in the hands of Islamist insurgents. Their release follows a tense few days, as reports that the Malian authorities had...
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HelpMeSee Launches Revolutionary Technology in Response to the Global Cataract Crisis

Not-for-profit campaign announces medical training breakthrough with its Eye Surgery Simulator NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — HelpMeSee, the not-for-profit global campaign to end cataract blindness, today announced a landmark achievement in medical simulation training with the completion of its Eye Surgery Simulator. Equipped with sensory touch feedback and realistic virtual graphics, the HelpMeSee Eye […]
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