Gbowee talks to African youths

The 2011 Noble Peace Prize Winner and Liberia’s peace activist Leymah Gbowee has outlined several issues that young Africans must pay keen attention to if the continent is to be developed.   Ms. Gbowee wants the youths to cultivate the spirit of voluntarism, a sense of philanthropy, good morals, love for humanity, and intellectual development […]

A Libyan desert town fends for itself

Civilians in the oasis town of Ubari in southern Libya are trapped in a conflict that has cut them off from the outside world. Supplies and aid are almost non-existent, the hospital barely functions and the wounded often die of their injuries before they can get the assistance they need. Karim al-Misry sits in one […]