Daily Archives: November 13, 2019

Desert Locusts Put Ethiopian Crops At Risk

Ethiopian agriculture officials say they are taking steps to control a major locust infestation that could threaten some of the country’s staple crops.

Swarms of the schistocerca gregaria – better …

Rights Groups Defend AP Reporter Forced to Leave South Sudan

For years, Sam Mednick has covered developments in South Sudan for the Associated Press, but last month she was forced to leave the country, after the government’s media authority accused …

Security Stymies Effort to End Ebola in Congo

GENEVA – The World Health Organization says that dangers posed by armed groups in two eastern Democratic Republic of Congo provinces are impeding progress in the battle to stop the …

Initiative Aims to Expand Diabetes Treatment

GENEVA – On the eve of World Diabetes Day, November 14, the World Health Organization is launching a new initiative it believes will allow greater access to life-saving insulin at …