Daily Archives: June 10, 2019

Cameroon Arrests More Opposition Supporters as Protest Efforts Intensify

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON – Cameroon has detained hundreds more supporters of opposition leader Maurice Kamto, who is facing treason charges after leading protests and asserting that he won last October’s presidential election.

The arrests happened Saturday …

South African President Ramaphosa in Gevena for ILO centenary

GENEVA, President Cyril Ramaphosa is in Geneva, Switzerland, where he is leading the South African delegation at the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Centenary Conference.

The conference, which starts Monday morning, is the 108th ILO session …

At Least 95 Killed in Mali Massacre

At least 95 people were killed Monday in central Mali when armed men attacked a village overnight, shooting people and setting homes on fire.

Mali Interior Security Ministry spokesman Amadou Sangho said at least 19 …

At Least 95 Killed in Mali Massacre

At least 95 people were killed Monday in central Mali when armed men attacked a village overnight, shooting people and setting homes on fire.

Mali Interior Security Ministry spokesman Amadou Sangho said at least 19 …

Many Zimbabweans Still Distressed 3 Months After Cyclone Idai

HARARE – Cyclone Idai ripped through eastern Zimbabwe three months ago, after striking Mozambique and Malawi. On Monday, a top U.N. official for humanitarian affairs and emergency relief said Zimbabweans in the storm-hit areas are …

Malawi Broadcasters, Media Freedom Group Criticize Call-In Shows Suspension

BLANTYRE – Supporters of press freedom in Malawi are denouncing a government order suspending all radio and television call-in programs. Malawi’s Communications Regulatory Authority issued the order on Friday, saying it is concerned that the …