June 29, 2017Nigeria
To mark the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan (Eid-el-Fitr), Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari broadcast a congratulatory statement, as is the norm in Nigeria and many other countries with a …
June 19, 2018Nigeria
The attack occurred on the same day that the Nigerian chief of army staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, publicly said that Boko Haram is no longer a threat and urged internally displaced persons to return home.
May 24, 2018World Health Organization (WHO)
Tedros’s first year as Director-General of the WHO demonstrated his vision, leadership, and ability to seize an opportunity for action. However, concerns remain regarding his willingness to balance p…
June 17, 2016Libya
Reading selections for the weekend of June 17, 2016.
March 2, 2013Saudi Arabia
An interview with anonymous Twitter user @Mujtahidd, who has been tweeting provocative things about Saudi Arabia’s rulers. An article from Muftah, discussing the declining credibility of Tunisia’s E…
October 2, 2018Religion
Archbishop Albert Chama, Rebecca Vander Meulen, Robert W. Radtke, and Charles K. Robertson discuss mobilizing Anglican communities toward eliminating malaria.
June 7, 2017Health
In one of my recent blog posts on the World Health Organization (WHO) director general (DG) election, I discussed how the new election procedure has reduced the advantage larger states have in influe…