Category Archives: Information

Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Won’t Attend Biden’s Inauguration

ATLANDA, GA. – Former President Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter will not attend President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. It marks the first time the couple, 96 and 93, will have missed the ceremonies since Carter was sworn in

Niger to Hold 3 Days of Mourning After Deadly Attack

DAKAR – Niger will hold three days of national mourning after an attack on two villages in the nation’s southwest that killed more than 100 civilians, the government said.

The government is strengthening security in the area of the attacks …

‘We Have to Be Remembered for What’s Been Done,’ Trump Says on Return to DC

After weeks of vowing to win his fight to remain in office, U.S. President Donald Trump issued a video Thursday looking back on what he called “historic victories” and said: “We have to be remembered for what’s been done.”

Trump, …

US Considers Requiring Travelers from Britain to Prove They Tested Negative for COVID-19

U.S. officials are considering a requirement for all travelers from Britain to offer proof they have tested negative for COVID-19.

News outlets say the White House coronavirus task force met Monday and discussed crafting a rule that passengers prove they …

South Africa Identifies New, Virulent Strain of COVID-19

South African health officials say a new variant of the COVID-19 virus is driving up the number of new cases, hospitalizations and deaths.

Officials said Monday the variant, known as 501.V2, appears to be more infectious than the original virus.…

For Ethiopia’s Diaspora, Seeking News Amid Communication Blackout is a Challenge

WASHINGTON – When violence erupted in Ethiopia’s Tigray region between the federal government and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) last month, those living in the global diaspora scrambled for information.

The Ethiopian army went into Tigray on Nov. 4, …