Daily Archives: July 16, 2019

Children Hardest Hit by Ebola Epidemic in DR Congo

GENEVA – The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is affecting more children than normal. The United Nations Children’s Fund says kids represent nearly one-third of current total cases, compared to about 20 percent in previous ou…

Children Hardest Hit by Ebola Epidemic in DR Congo

GENEVA – The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is affecting more children than normal. The United Nations Children’s Fund says kids represent nearly one-third of current total cases, compared to about 20 percent in previous ou…

Pirates Kidnap 10 Turkish Sailors Off Nigeria

Pirates have attacked a ship off the coast of Nigeria and abducted 10 sailors from the Turkish cargo vessel. Shipping company Kadioglu Denizcilik said Paksoy-1 was sailing without any freight from Cameroon to the Ivory Coast when it was attacked in the…

Pirates Kidnap 10 Turkish Sailors Off Nigeria

Pirates have attacked a ship off the coast of Nigeria and abducted 10 sailors from the Turkish cargo vessel. Shipping company Kadioglu Denizcilik said Paksoy-1 was sailing without any freight from Cameroon to the Ivory Coast when it was attacked in the…

Sudan’s Women Demand Power in New Government

JUBA , SOUTH SUDAN – Activists are calling on Sudan’s military and opposition leaders to open the country’s political process to women when the sides begin to implement their recent power-sharing deal.For most of Sudan’s 63 years as an independent coun…

South African Musician Johnny Clegg Dies at 66

JOHANNESBURG – Johnny Clegg, a South African musician who performed in defiance of racial barriers imposed under the country’s apartheid system decades ago and celebrated its new democracy under Nelson Mandela, died Tuesday after a battle with pancreat…

South African Musician Johnny Clegg Dies at 66

JOHANNESBURG – Johnny Clegg, a South African musician who performed in defiance of racial barriers imposed under the country’s apartheid system decades ago and celebrated its new democracy under Nelson Mandela, died Tuesday after a battle with pancreat…

Former South African President Zuma refutes corruption charges

PRETORIA, Former South African President Jacob Zuma has refuted allegations of his misuse of public funds before the commission of inquiry into the corruption. I’ve been vilified, alleged to be the king of corrupt people, said Jacob Zuma, former South …