African Leaders Pay Tribute To Late Zimbabwe’s Mugabe At State Funeral In Harare

HARARE, Zimbabwe, Foreign dignitaries, including former and current African leaders on Saturday, paid tribute to the late former President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, at a state funeral in Harare.

Mugabe died in Singapore last week …

Algeria Announces Dec. 12 for Presidential Election

ALGIERS, ALGERIA – Algeria’s interim leader has announced Dec. 12 as the date for the presidential election, in line with the army chief’s demand to fill the vacancy left when longtime leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika was …

Zimbabwean Doctors Protest over Disappearance of Strike Leader

HARARE – A young Zimbabwean doctor who led a recent doctors’ strike over poor government salaries disappeared Saturday, in a move his colleagues say is an overt warning to all public-sector doctors in the country.…

Congo: Confirmed Ebola Deaths Near 2,000, Cases Over 3,000

KINSHASA – Congo’s National Ebola Response Committee says confirmed Ebola deaths in the east of the sprawling African nation are nearing 2,000 and confirmed cases of the virus have exceeded 3,000.

The committee released the …

IOM Repatriates More Than 100 Migrants Stranded in Libya

GENEVA – The International Organization for Migration reports it has repatriated 127 African and Asian migrants stranded in Libya under difficult, brutal conditions.

Tripoli’s Mitiga International airport was shut down last Sunday after being hit …

IOM Repatriates More Than 100 Migrants Stranded in Libya

GENEVA – The International Organization for Migration reports it has repatriated 127 African and Asian migrants stranded in Libya under difficult, brutal conditions.

Tripoli’s Mitiga International airport was shut down last Sunday after being hit …

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Gets Tepid Turnout at Final Public Sendoff

HARARE – The flag-draped coffin had arrived, followed by black-clad family members, their heads bowed. Several dozen suited dignitaries marched in, chests puffed out. Military members stood rigid and proud. All of the pomp and …

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Gets Tepid Turnout at Final Public Sendoff

HARARE – The flag-draped coffin had arrived, followed by black-clad family members, their heads bowed. Several dozen suited dignitaries marched in, chests puffed out. Military members stood rigid and proud. All of the pomp and …