Africa

Tanzania seized US$2m worth of ivory in June

Tanzania seized US$2m worth of ivory in June

DAR ES SALAAM (Tanzania) — Tanzanian police said on Tuesday (July 12) it had seized elephant ivory worth more than US$2 million (S$2.7 million) and arrested nine suspected...

Liberia Ebola outbreak to be declared over

Liberia Ebola outbreak to be declared over

MONROVIA (Liberia) — The latest Ebola outbreak in Liberia, the last country still affected by the deadliest flare-up in the history of the feared tropical virus, is to be...

In Rwanda, a phone text can save a baby

In Rwanda, a phone text can save a baby

NYARUKOMBE (Rwanda) — Using an old mobile phone, health worker Floride Uwinkesha logs the latest local pregnancy, part of efforts in Rwanda to boost maternal health through a...