Singer Misia explores the language of music

Music Oct 16, 2019

Singer Misia explores the language of music

by Mami Maruko

Singer Misia possesses an astonishing vocal range of five octaves but equally impressive is her humanitarian work abroad. The artist, who asks to go by her stage name, has been working tirelessly on a wide range of humanitarian causes on the African continent since the ...

Fund pledges $14 billion to fight AIDS, TB and malaria epidemics

Business Oct 11, 2019

Fund pledges $14 billion to fight AIDS, TB and malaria epidemics

Governments, philanthropists and private firms pledged just over $14 billion Thursday for a plan to save 16 million lives, in a boost for the global fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. The money was promised at a replenishment meeting in Lyon, France, of the Global ...

Malta let in 44 migrants from Alan Kurdi rescue ship

World / Social Issues Jul 10, 2019

Malta let in 44 migrants from Alan Kurdi rescue ship

Forty-four migrants, including women and children, plucked from their stricken vessel in the Mediterranean arrived in Malta Tuesday after charity boat Alan Kurdi handed the shipwreck victims over to the Maltese coast guard on the high-seas. Malta agreed to take in those rescued by the ...

Charity says sailboat rescued 54 migrants off Libya

World / Social Issues Jul 5, 2019

Charity says sailboat rescued 54 migrants off Libya

A sailboat belonging to Italian charity Mediterranea has rescued 54 people including pregnant women and children in distress off the Libyan coast, the charity said on Thursday. "All 54 survivors have been rescued and are now aboard," Mediterranea, which is made up of left-wing activists, ...