Daily Archives: October 14, 2018


Ebola Outbreak In Democratic Republic Of Congo At ‘Critical Juncture,’ According To WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the fight against Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo is being threatened by a ‘perfect storm’ of hindrances. Dr. Peter Salama, WHO’s Deputy Director-General for Emergency Preparedness and Response, has expressed concern about the effects of increasing violence in DRC on […]


Rwanda Fights The Importation Of Used Clothes, And The U.S. Fights Back

Al Jazeera reports that earlier this year Rwanda was partially suspended from the African Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA). Essentially AGOA allows eligible African nations to export selected goods to the U.S. tax-free. The organization exists as an acknowledgement of the systemic inequalities that contribute to the global wealth disparities. In light […]


Legislation In California Offers Renewed Hope In The Fight Against Climate Change 1

The 100 Percent Clean Energy Act of 2017 (SB-100) was signed this month by Governor Jerry Brown after it passed in the assembly with 43 votes in favor and 32 against. Surprisingly, in the fallout of California’s Fourth Climate Change Assessment, which finds that almost two-thirds of the state’s beaches […]


Taliban Forces Kill 27 Members Of Afghan Security 

On September 17, 2018, global news sources reported that more than 27 security force members were killed across three provinces in Afghanistan: Farah, Badghis, and Baghlan. Taliban forces have been targeting police checkpoints and killing, wounding, or abducting security force members. The Taliban publicly claims responsibility for such attacks. These […]


Online Videos Of President Maduro Eating Meat With “Salt Bae” While Venezuela Starves

A viral video has surfaced of Venezuelan President Nicolás Marduro dining at a restaurant run by the world-famous Nusret Gökçe, also known as the internet’s “Salt Bae.” Maduro and his wife Cilia were gifted cigars while Gökçe prepared a steak for them at one of Gökçe’s chains in Turkey. This […]