Daily Archives: August 30, 2019

Alliance Seeks $7.4B to Immunize 300M Children

GENEVA – Gavi, the global vaccine alliance that targets developing countries, said Friday that it was appealing for $7.4 billion to immunize 300 million children in 2021-25. Gavi’s latest fundraising drive is its most ambitious to date. Officials said …

At G-7, Trump Dumps Climate But Agrees on Gender, Africa

WHITE HOUSE – At a contentious summit where the United States stood apart from allies on many issues, including the Amazon fires, Russian membership and the tariff war with China, U.S. President Donald Trump did agree to support several Group of Seven …

Standout General Picked to Lead Somalia’s Al-Shabab Fight

One morning in mid-August, the al-Shabab militant group launched a massive attack on a Somali government military base at the newly captured strategic town of Awdhegle in the Lower Shabelle region.The attack started when a vehicle-borne improvised expl…