Monthly Archives: December 2018

Nigeria Targets 26M People in Yellow Fever Campaign

ABUJA A vaccination center in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, is swarming with people, a sign that Nigeria’s campaign to vaccinate more people against yellow fever appears to be making headway.

As part of the effort, Nigeria’s …

Nigeria Targets 26M People in Yellow Fever Campaign

ABUJA A vaccination center in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, is swarming with people, a sign that Nigeria’s campaign to vaccinate more people against yellow fever appears to be making headway.

As part of the effort, Nigeria’s …

TUNISIA COASTGUARD RESCUES 45 MIGRANTS

TUNIS, The Tunisian coastguard on Sunday rescued 45 migrants near the Kerkennah Islands off the country’s eastern coast, the National Guard said.

The migrants, mostly from sub-Saharan Africa, were found “in good health” after their …

Former Botswana President Feuds with Government over Trump

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA Donald Trump is a contentious topic in Botswana, where the government is uneasy over a former leader’s harsh criticism of the American president.

The spat pits Ian Khama, who stepped down as …

Chaos, Anger, Confusion Mar DR Congo’s Long Awaited National Poll

JOHANNESBURG Officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo counted millions of votes Monday, the day after an election marred by massive irregularities, including alleged errors in the voter roll, technical problems and delayed or missing …

WHO WARNSS DR CONGO UNREST THREATENING GAINS IN EBOLA FIGHT

GENEVA, The World Health Organization warned that growing unrest in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo was disrupting efforts to rein in an Ebola outbreak, threatening gains made in fighting the deadly virus.

The security situation …

WHO WARNSS DR CONGO UNREST THREATENING GAINS IN EBOLA FIGHT

GENEVA, The World Health Organization warned that growing unrest in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo was disrupting efforts to rein in an Ebola outbreak, threatening gains made in fighting the deadly virus.

The security situation …

MOROCCO ARRESTS SWISS CITIZEN OVER SUSPECTED LINKS TO MURDER OF TWO FOREIGN TOURISTS

RABAT, Morocco, Moroccan security services, arrested a Swiss citizen, over suspected links to the previously arrested people, following the murder of two foreign tourists, in a mountainous area in central Morocco, the Interior Ministry said.…

REMOVAL OF BLACK BEACH-GOERS SPARKS PUBLIC OUTRAGE IN S. AFRICA

CAPE TOWN, S. Africa, South African Environmental Affairs Minister, Nomvula Mokonyane, joined the chorus of condemnation, against the removal of blacks from a public beach in Cape Town.

The removal of black beach-goers is “discriminatory,” …