Economy in Mind, Bolsonaro Changes Tack and Cozies Up to Xi

BRASILIA, BRAZIL – What a difference a year makes.

In the months before last year’s presidential election in Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro described China as predatory and thumbed his nose at the Chinese government by visiting …

Economy in Mind, Bolsonaro Changes Tack and Cozies Up to Xi

BRASILIA, BRAZIL – What a difference a year makes.

In the months before last year’s presidential election in Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro described China as predatory and thumbed his nose at the Chinese government by visiting …

Drought Threatens Livestock in Western Zimbabwe

BULAWAYO, ZIMBABWE – Drought is taking a toll on Zimbabwe’s agricultural sector, with farmers in the western region losing their livestock at an alarming rate.

More than 4,500 cattle have died in Matabeleland South Province, …

UN: Al-Shabab Remains ‘Potent Threat’ in Somalia and Region

UNITED NATIONS – Al-Shabab extremists in Somalia remain “a potent threat” to regional peace and are now manufacturing home-made explosives, expanding their revenue sources and infiltrating government institutions, U.N. experts say.

The panel of experts’ …

UN: Al-Shabab Remains ‘Potent Threat’ in Somalia and Region

UNITED NATIONS – Al-Shabab extremists in Somalia remain “a potent threat” to regional peace and are now manufacturing home-made explosives, expanding their revenue sources and infiltrating government institutions, U.N. experts say.

The panel of experts’ …

Germany Donates Millions to WFP for South Sudan Flooding

JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN – Germany has donated $10.9 million to the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) to provide food aid to communities hard hit by widespread flooding across South Sudan. A WFP official who …

Uganda Charges 67 People After Raid of LGBT-Friendly Bar

KAMPALA – Sixty-seven people arrested at a gay-friendly bar in Uganda were charged with common nuisance Tuesday in what activists called the latest attack on the LGBT community.

They face a maximum sentence of a …

115 Elephants Die In Zimbabwe’s Largest Game Park Due To Drought

HARARE, At least 115 elephants died, at the country’s largest game reserve, since Sept this year, due to shortage of food and water.

Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZimParks) spokesperson, Tinashe Farawo said, water …