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By Guest Author On Tuesday, May 1st, 2018
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FinTech Takes Another Leap: Say Hello to the TransferWise Borderless Account

TransferWise has been in the news off late. The company popularly known for its bank-bashing advertisements has branched out by launching a new service that aims to disrupt how cross-border fund transfers are carried More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 19th, 2018
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Monkeypox increases in Africa raise concerns

The recent apparent increase in human monkeypox cases across a wide geographic area, the potential for further spread, and the lack of reliable surveillance have raised the level of concern for this emerging zoonosis. Monkeypox/CDC In More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016
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The Best Ways to Look for a Job

photo: photologue_np via Flickr Everyone has the goal of having a good job that can help them support their family and accomplish more in life, but finding just the right job that can give you the salary you need More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, February 19th, 2016
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Pope Francis on contraceptives and the Zika virus, says abortion is a crime, ‘absolute evil’

During a press conference aboard his flight following his recent trip to Mexico, Pope Francis was asked by reporters about the church’s teaching on abortion, contraceptives and how prevention may actually be More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 12th, 2014
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Angelina Jolie opens global summit to end wartime sexual violence

Superstar actress Angelina Jolie spoke Wednesday at the largest global summit focused on ending wartime rape and sexual assault.   “It is a myth that rape is an inevitable part of conflict. There’s More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, October 25th, 2013
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Africa meningitis deaths near 1500 for first nine months of 2013

The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa recently released its updated Meningitis Weekly Bulletin, which shows the number of cases and fatalities from meningitis in 19 countries from the “African More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, December 25th, 2012
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Pope Benedict calls for an end to worldwide violence in Christmas message

Pope Benedict XVI on Tuesday lamented “savage acts of terrorism” that frequently target Christian churches in Nigeria, during his traditional Christmas message. FULL TRANSCRIPT BELOW Pope Benedict XVI delivering More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, September 6th, 2012
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Fourteen deaths recorded in Congo Ebola outbreak

The World Health Organization (WHO) reported Wednesday, as of 3 September 2012, a total of 28 (eight confirmed, six probable, and 14 suspected) cases including 14 deaths had been reported from Haut-Uélé district More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 15th, 2012
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Olympians from Congo, Ivory Coast and Guinea are ‘missing’

Another bizarre Olympics tradition – the “disappearances” of athletes from third world countries who never return home after representing their nations at the games. Cedric Mandembo (blue) participated More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, June 19th, 2010
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The second hemorrhagic fever vaccine success story in less than a month: this time it’s Marburg

As I reported on May 24, 2010, the US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) in conjunction with other agencies came up with a vaccine which produced immunity in monkeys against the Ebola More...


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