Africa

OPINION | Thomas: Crazy To Forget Slavery
It's easy to let an event slide when it does not effect you. It's another thing entirely when said event alters, permanently, life's course. The middle passage slavery trade forever changed the lives of hundreds of millions of people. African men, women and children were uprooted, cag…
WHO Says Ebola Virus May Be More Widespread Than Thought
The World Health Organization is expressing concern that ``an invisible caseload'' of Ebola patients is going undetected by government surveillance measures in West Africa.
In a situation assessment issued today, the WHO notes that treatment centers opened over the past two weeks in Liberia…
DEA’s Crackdown On Synthetic Drugs Applauded
The Drug Enforcement Administration is cracking down on synthetic drugs. DEA officials say a nationwide operation on Wednesday targeted the distribution and trafficking of synthetic drugs in roughly two-dozen states.
The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy says synthetic drugs, or desi…