Category Archives: Health

MADAGASCAR PLAGUE OUTBREAK UNDER CONTROL, SAYS SOUTH AFRICAN MEDICAL INSTITUTE

JOHANNESBURG, No new case of plague haS been reported in Madagascar in the past ten days, and the numbers of those affected have stabilised in many districts which have previously reported active cases, according to …

United States Pledging up to $60 Million in New Support for Security Assistance in the Sahel Region

Defeating terrorism depends on making sure terrorist organizations cannot have safe havens on any continent. To that end, pending consultation with Congress, the United States is today pledging up to $60 million to support the …

CHINA MAINTAINS CORDIAL RELATIONS WITH AFRICA, DEVELOPING WORLD — ZIMBABWEAN PRESIDENT

HARARE, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has praised China for maintaining friendly relations with Africa and the developing world at large, as well as for providing assistance to the continent.

In an interview with Chinese media …

Charge d’Affaires Inmi Patterson Travels to Mbeya

From October 17 to 19, the Chargeacute; d’Affaires of the U.S. Embassy in Dar es Salaam Dr. Inmi Patterson traveled to Mbeya, Tanzania to visit, and raise awareness of, U.S. efforts to empower local Tanzanians …

Vampire Rumors Spark Mob Attacks in Malawi

BLANTYRE, MALAWI Malawi has seen a surge in mob violence amid rumors of vampires. At least nine people have been stoned to death since the start of September, and police have arrested 140 people accused …

Secretary General Appoints Sudhir Rajkumar of India as His Representative for United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund Asset Investments

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced today the appointment of Sudhir Rajkumar of India as Representative of the Secretary General for the investment of the assets of the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund. He …

Global unemployment “over 200 million” in 2017: ILO

More than 200 million people are out of work around the world � an increase of 3.4 million since last year, the UN said on Monday.

In a new report on jobs and the economy, …

International Trade Minister to promote Canada’s progressive trade agenda at World Trade Organization meeting in Morocco

Progressive trade is about making trade work for people, for middle-class Canadians to provide for their families and build their future prosperity.

Canada’s vision for the future of the World Trade Organization (WTO) is one …

KENYA AIRWAYS SUSPENDS FLIGHT TO HONG KONG, HANOI; TO FOCUS ON AFRICA

NAIROBI, Kenya Airways said it will suspend its flights to Vietnam’s Hanoi and China’s Hong Kong in October while promising to focus on Africa.

In a new winter schedule rolled out by the firm, Kenya …