August 20, 2018Nigeria
This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger between August 11 and August 17.
August 13, 2018Nigeria
This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger between August 4 and August 10.
April 19, 2019Democratic Republic of Congo
An experimental vaccine developed by Merck & Co is proving to be 97.5 percent effective at preventing Ebola. The World Health Organization’s Strategic Advisory Group of Experts is now permitting the use of the vaccine based on its Expanded Access/Compassionate protocol for experimental vaccines. The vaccine is already protecting some ninety thousand people in the eastern Congo, where there has been a devastating outbreak of Ebola.
April 17, 2019Election 2020
The Democratic and Republican presidential contenders have begun defining their approach to major foreign policy issues as they jockey for position in their parties’ primaries.
March 21, 2019Democratic Republic of Congo
A case of Ebola, the deadly hemorrhagic fever with terrifying symptoms, has been found in the second-largest city in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The city, Bunia, has a population of almost one million. The disease has already been identified in Butembo and Beni, the former with a population slightly larger than Bunia, the latter slightly smaller. The disease is now urban and rural in eastern Congo.