I hope you all are enjoying a relaxing Presidents' Day Weekend. With a bit of spare time on my hands (finally), I've had the chance to catch up on some world news that I thought I'd share here on the blog.
From the New York Times: Malawi's Leader Makes Safe Childbirth Her Mission
The drive to make childbirth safer in Malawi involves a delicate balance between respect for tradition and stressing the importance of medical science.
And also from the NY Times: Anti-Apartheid Leader Forms New Party in South Africa
Mamphela Ramphele, a respected veteran of the anti-apartheid movement, announced the formation of Agang, meaning "build," in a challenge to the governing African National Congress.