Daily Archives: October 11, 2019

Zambian minister says nation committed to recording vital events of refugees in the country

Lusaka, Zambia, October 17, 2019 (ECA) – Zambia is committed to the registration of vital events occurring among refugees and internally displaced persons with 1,465 refugees provided with identity cards in 2018, according to Home …

South Africa president calls for tolerance towards migrants

CAPE TOWN, President Cyril Ramaphosa urged South Africans to be tolerant of migrants following recent xenophobic violence, as hundreds of refugees camped outside UN offices demanding to be removed from the country, fearing for their …

Judge Rules Zuma Corruption Trial Can Go Ahead

JOHANNESBURG – A court in South Africa on Friday ruled the corruption trial against former President Jacob Zuma will go ahead, despite his efforts to have the case dismissed. Zuma also faces charges of money …

Judge Rules Zuma Corruption Trial Can Go Ahead

JOHANNESBURG – A court in South Africa on Friday ruled the corruption trial against former President Jacob Zuma will go ahead, despite his efforts to have the case dismissed. Zuma also faces charges of money …

African Women in Tech Look to Artificial Intelligence

ACCRA – Artificial intelligence took center stage as African female technology experts met at Women in Tech Week in Ghana to promote women’s involvement in the field.

When Lily Edinam Botsyoe was studying computer science …

African Women in Tech Look to Artificial Intelligence

ACCRA – Artificial intelligence took center stage as African female technology experts met at Women in Tech Week in Ghana to promote women’s involvement in the field.

When Lily Edinam Botsyoe was studying computer science …

UN: Escalating Violence in Burkina Faso Displaces 500,000

GENEVA – United Nations aid agencies warn the unfolding humanitarian crisis in Burkina Faso is devastating the country’s agriculture and economy, destabilizing communities, and putting the lives of severely malnourished children at risk.

The findings …

Roundup: Natural hazards, man-made disasters

There’s no such thing as a natural disaster.

That’s the frequent reminder from preparedness advocates, who warn that while hazards like earthquakes and tropical storms may be inevitable, the death and destruction they often bring …

Nigerian Activists Remember Abducted Chibok Girls on International Day of the Girl

ABUJA – As the world marks International Day of the Girl on Friday, advocacy group Bring Back Our Girls in Nigeria is remembering the students who were kidnapped by Boko Haram insurgents more than five …