Category Archives: Education

Drones Deliver Medical Supplies in Ghana

NEW TAFO AKIM, GHANA At New Tafo Hospital, health care workers watch the sky, listening for a distinct buzzing noise they have grown used to in the past month. In seconds, a small drone comes into view and quickly drops …

East Africa Closer to Banning Hydroquinone Skin-Lightening Products

ARUSHA, TANZANIA East African countries are set to ban skin-lightening products that contain hydroquinone, a medical agent linked to health problems when used in high concentrations. The East African Legislative Assembly last week passed a resolution calling for a region-wide …

East Africa Closer to Banning Hydroquinone Skin-Lightening Products

ARUSHA, TANZANIA East African countries are set to ban skin-lightening products that contain hydroquinone, a medical agent linked to health problems when used in high concentrations. The East African Legislative Assembly last week passed a resolution calling for a region-wide …

Madagascar Court Upholds Jail Terms for Tortoise Traffickers

An appeals court in Madagascar on Wednesday upheld a six-year prison term for three people trafficking in critically endangered radiated tortoises.

Two men and a woman were also fined more than $26,000 when they were convicted last month.

The suspects …

Malawians Vote for President, Lawmakers, Local Councilors

THYOLO, MALAWI Malawians voted for president, members of parliament, and local councilors Tuesday. About 7 million people were expected to cast ballots in 193 constituencies.

Hundreds of people lined up to vote at Goliati polling station in southern Malawi Tuesday …