Interview with Africa subcommittee member Tom Garrett

U.S. Representative Tom Garrett was elected last November from the Fifth Congressional District of Virginia, and the freshman was assigned seats on the Committee on Foreign Affairs and its subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations. Garrett, a U.S. Army veteran who served in the Balkans in the 1990s, has a …

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Africa News Headlines for 15 March 2015

Senegal President Says African Countries Should Commit More Funds to Research Source: Atlanta Black Star Multidimensional partnership, a necessity for Africa’s development, King Source: The North Africa Post Japan gives Rwanda $9m for water supply Source: East African Business Week Does Destroying Ivory Really Save Elephants? Source: Newsweek Hague to take on wildlife poachers Source: …

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Africa News Headlines for 19 January 2015

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe receiving treatment after breaking seven ribs in Africa Source: The Washington Times Coming of age in apartheid South Africa Source: The Canadian Jewish News Madagascar on a recovery path, says IMF Source: CNBC Africa Ghana certified Guinea worm free by WHO Source: Outbreak News Today Unions to try stop Swazi king …

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Africa News Headlines – Special Ebola Edition – 28 October 2014

African students address their peers’ misconceptions about EbolaSource: The Daily Pennsylvanian Finding Ebola’s ‘patient zero’Source: The Guardian/Daily Maverick New paper Ebola test can detect strains within 30 minutesSource: UPI WHO vaccines boss Marie-Paule Kieny signs up as first Ebola trial guinea pigSource: Biznews.com/Reuters The real worry isn’t Ebola in New York. It’s Ebola in Mali.Source: …

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