Daily Archives: February 12, 2021

Civil Society Voices Key to Yemenis’ Push for Peace, Open Society Report Shows

New York, Feb. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Yemeni civil society organizations believe justice and accountability can play a decisive role in establishing a lasting peace in Yemen, according to a new Open Society Foundations report. A Passage to Justice: Selected Yemeni Civil Society Views of Transitional Justice and Long-Term Accountability in Yemen highlights the leading […]

Madison Realty Capital Completes More Than $1.5 Billion in Transactions in 2020

New York, Feb. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Madison Realty Capital, a fully integrated real estate private equity firm focused on debt and equity investment strategies, today announced it originated more than $1.5 billion in financing, originations and performing and non-performing note purchases in 2020, ranging from $4.9 million to $173 million. The firm closed […]

Experts Worry About Pandemic’s Impact on Malaria Progress in Nigeria

A warning by the World Health Organization that the COVID-19 pandemic could harm efforts to eradicate malaria appears to be coming true in Nigeria. Nigerian officials say people are refusing to get treatment for fear of catching the virus at a clinic.F…

Malawi Health Workers Face Harassment over COVID-19 Deaths

In Malawi, health care workers have come under attack several times recently while trying to bury victims of COVID-19 without spreading the coronavirus.Health care workers now want a review of guidelines that say they should handle the burials.The inci…

ICRC Calls for Africa to Get Fair Share of COVID-19 vaccines

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is calling on the world community to make sure Africa gets a fair share of COVID-19 vaccines. Ahead of a visit to the Central African Republic, one year after the first confirmed case of COVID-19 wa…

Lifesaving Aid Blocked From Thousands of Displaced People in CAR

Humanitarian agencies warn that escalating violence and military operations are preventing them from reaching tens of thousands of forcibly displaced people in the Central African Republic, who need lifesaving aid.Conditions have continued to deterior…