Day: February 5, 2020

World Health Organization re-appoints director for Africa

The World Health Organization Executive Board has re-appointed Dr. Matshidiso Moeti to a second term as WHO regional director for Africa and Dr. Hans Kluge as regional director for Europe. “I am greatly honoured to have been appointed to serve a second term as WHO Regional Director for Africa and I would like to think you for the trust you[Read More…]

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Trump administration expands travel ban to include Nigeria

The Trump administration on Friday extended the travel ban to four African countries, including Nigeria, Eritrea, Tanzania and Sudan. The ban also applies to Kyrgyzstan and Myanmar, also known as Burma. The ban is scheduled to take effect at 12:01 a.m., February 22. All immigrants from Burma, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Sudan, Tanzania and Nigeria will be prohibited from entering the United[Read More…]

Southern Poverty Law Center names president and CEO

The Southern Poverty Law Center and Southern Poverty Law Center Action Fund has named Margaret Huang, president and CEO of the Montgomery, Alabama-based organization, replacing interim president Karen Baynes-Dunning who took over after Richard Cohen and Morris Dees both resigned in rapid succession under a cloud. Huang is currently the executive director of Amnesty International USA. She will assume her[Read More…]