Daily Archives: October 14, 2019

South African Pres Ramaphosa arrives in London for Financial Times Africa Summit

LONDON, South African Pres Cyril Ramaphosa arrived on Sunday in London, United Kingdom, for a two-day working visit.The President will deliver the opening address at the 6th Financial Times Africa Summit on Monday. The summit is being held at Claridge’…

South African Pres Ramaphosa arrives in London for Financial Times Africa Summit

LONDON, South African Pres Cyril Ramaphosa arrived on Sunday in London, United Kingdom, for a two-day working visit.The President will deliver the opening address at the 6th Financial Times Africa Summit on Monday. The summit is being held at Claridge’…

Zimbabwe Doctors Ignore Court Order to Return to Work

HARARE, ZIMBABWE – Gibbs Dube of VOA’s Zimbabwe Service and James Butty of VOA’s English to Africa Service contributed to this report from Washington.Government-employed doctors on Monday ignored a labor court ultimatum to return to work, saying they r…

Nigerian Police Rescue 67 From ‘Inhuman’ Conditions at Islamic ‘School’

MAIDUGUIRI, NIGERIA – Police in northern Nigeria rescued nearly 70 men and boys from a second purported Islamic school where they were shackled and subjected to “inhuman and degrading treatments.”The raid in Katsina, the northwestern home state of Pres…

Nigerian Police Rescue 67 From ‘Inhuman’ Conditions at Islamic ‘School’

MAIDUGUIRI, NIGERIA – Police in northern Nigeria rescued nearly 70 men and boys from a second purported Islamic school where they were shackled and subjected to “inhuman and degrading treatments.”The raid in Katsina, the northwestern home state of Pres…

South Africa Debates Bill to Provide Universal Health Care

PRETORIA – South Africa’s parliament debates the National Health Insurance bill this month, a plan for universal health care that proponents said will bring justice and equality to the health care system in this deeply unequal country.But critics say t…

South Africa Debates Bill to Provide Universal Health Care

PRETORIA – South Africa’s parliament debates the National Health Insurance bill this month, a plan for universal health care that proponents said will bring justice and equality to the health care system in this deeply unequal country.But critics say t…

Africa’s New White Meat: Rabbit

JOHANNESBURG – Rabbit meat is a slowly growing part of Africa’s diet, with a burgeoning industry in South Africa and Nigeria, and a group of hardcore rabbit farmers promoting the meat as cheap, healthy and environmentally friendly. But will it take off…

Africa’s New White Meat: Rabbit

JOHANNESBURG – Rabbit meat is a slowly growing part of Africa’s diet, with a burgeoning industry in South Africa and Nigeria, and a group of hardcore rabbit farmers promoting the meat as cheap, healthy and environmentally friendly. But will it take off…