2011-12-19 20:33:56Govt in Oil Exploration Deal With TotalMauritania has signed an agreement with French oil group Total to explore for oil at sea and to extract any oil discovered, the official Mauritanian information agency reported on Monday.
Wednesday, 08-27-14, 13:48International Medical Corps Calls for Increased Humanitarian Support in Chad[Thomson Reuters Foundation]California -Already host to hundreds of thousands of refugees from Sudan's Darfur region, Chad is moving center stage as armed militants drive large scale population displacements and instability throughout the region. Having operated for a decade in Chad, International Medical Corps is calling on the international community to expand its support to this oft forgotten humanitarian emergency where religious extremism, chronic malnutrition, high maternal mortality rates and extreme levels of poverty threaten to destabil
Wednesday, 08-27-14, 13:21Klerksdorp Joins Fight Against Ebola[Health-e]Klerksdorp residents are joining other South Africans pitching in to help fight West Africa's on-going Ebola epidemic.
Wednesday, 08-27-14, 13:18In Search for Power, Ethiopia Turns to Growing Sugar[Thomson Reuters Foundation]Addis Ababa, Ethiopia -Eating and drinking in Ethiopia involves a lot of sugar, from the quintessentially Ethiopian buna (coffee) ceremony to the fare in pastry shops. But it's expensive to import.