Tag: Current Events

Nuru International Applauds the Passage of Global Fragility Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 19, 2019 CONTACT Billy Williams | billy.williams@nuruinternational.org Washington, DC–Nuru International celebrates the passage of the bipartisan Global Fragility Act…

Nuru International shares on-the-ground perspective in high profile Notre Dame event on Global Fragility

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 22, 2019 CONTACT Tacy Layne | tacy.layne@nuruinternational.org Costa Mesa– On Thursday, July 18, the University of Notre Dame’s Keough…

Fighting the Fall Armyworm Outbreak in 2018

Current state of play The Fall Armyworm (FAW) Spodoptera frugiperda began its swift expedition across Sub Saharan (S.S.) Africa in 2016. By the…

#WorldHealthDay community stories of #HealthForAll

In celebration of World Health Day 2018, Nuru International thanks our staff who are working tirelessly in Kenya and Ethiopia to help bring…

On #WorldMalariaDay and every day, Nuru Kenya works to #EndMalaria

World Malaria Day is observed annually on April 25 to raise awareness of the global effort to control, prevent, and ultimately eradicate malaria….

Jake Harriman Speaks at Global Oval Summit at 2016 Democratic National Convention

PHILADELPHIA, PA—The Global Oval Summit at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) is bringing together U.S. leaders, celebrities, digital influencers and convention-goers to participate…

Jake Harriman Speaks at Global Oval Summit at 2016 Republican National Convention

CLEVELAND, OH—The 2016 Republican National Convention events are beginning to unfold in Northeast Ohio. While most media headlines will surely center on the…

Can rural farmers cope with drought and famine?

El Niño has disrupted normal weather conditions and crop production in many parts of the world and across East Africa. This global weather…

The effects of El Niño in East Africa

El Niño, warmer than average waters in the Pacific Ocean, affects global weather and climate. Winter is warmer in the northern US and…

Our hearts are with the families of Garissa University students in Kenya

Al Shabaab, a Somalia-based movement known for terrorism and violence against non-Muslims, carried out a well-planned, heinous attack on Garissa University the morning…