Memorial Service Held for Ivory Coast PM Amadou Gon Coulibaly  

The Ivory Coast held a televised tribute Tuesday in Abidjan to honor Ivory Coast Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly, who died suddenly last week of a heart attack. Coulibaly’s passing comes a few months before he was to become the ruling party’s presumptive presidential candidate. President Alassane Ouattara, who led the memorial service, considered the 61-year old Coulibaly to be his successor. There is currently no clear-cut […]

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West African Neighbors Seek to Mediate in Mali Crisis

Envoys from Mali’s neighbors led by former Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan were scheduled to arrive in Bamako on Wednesday in a bid to mediate in an escalating political crisis ahead of new high-risk protests. Representatives from the 15-nation Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) are having to bridge apparently irreconcilable differences between President Ibrahim […]

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Roche Diagnostics joins forces with nonprofit (RED) organization to raise awareness about the importance of testing in the fight against AIDS

– 7.1 million people globally are HIV positive but don’t know it, and only 59%[1] of people living with HIV are taking medication to suppress the virus. – The collaboration focuses on raising awareness about the importance of diagnostic testing and regular screening for HIV and how it can contribute to ending HIV and AIDS […]

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