Press Releases

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Dedicates Additional Funding to the Novel Coronavirus Response

The foundation will provide up to $100 million to improve detection, isolation and treatment efforts; protect at-risk populations in Africa and South Asia; and accelerate the development of vaccines, drugs and diagnostics. SEATTLE, Feb. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced that it will immediately commit up to $100 million for […]

Governance

Lesotho’s Political Drama One Down, One to Go?

MASERU – After a month on the run, Lesotho’s First Lady Maesaiah Thabane is in police custody, and on Wednesday was served with charges over the killing of her predecessor, former First Lady Lipolelo Thabane.The late Mrs. Thabane was shot dead in the c…