The Lomong Brothers: Lost Boys of Sudan Become American Track Stars

 Humanitarian author Dave Eggers, known for quirky best-sellers such as A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, is currently on a tour promoting his latest novel, The Parade, which centers on the lives of two foreign contractors working on a civil engineering project in South Sudan. Eggers is not a stranger to writing about this troubled African…

US Secretary of State Concludes Africa Visit Earlier Than Expected

The first major visit to the African region from a high-profile American official in the troubled Trump administration was cut short due to diplomatic issues between the United States and North Korea. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, a former oil industry leader who has been at odds with President Donald Trump on various issues, participated…

International Women’s Day 2018: Making Inclusion a Priority

On March 8, the United States will join other UN nation states in celebrating International Women’s Day. This day is a celebration of the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women around the world. It’s also meant to encourage further progress. Although progress has been made when it comes to women’s rights and gender…