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SOUTH AFRICA: PRES RAMAPHOSA CALLS ON LEADERS TO FIGHT CORRUPTION; PUT NEEDS OF CITIZENS FIRST

PRETORIA– President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on leaders in government as well as the private sector to fight corruption and put the needs of South Africans first.

We now know of powerful individuals who use …

DRC Tries to Contain Ebola with New Medical Tools Amid Conflict

The Democratic Republic of Congo has yet another Ebola outbreak, its 10th since the virus was first identified in 1976. This latest outbreak started in early August in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic …

DRC Tries to Contain Ebola with New Medical Tools Amid Conflict

The Democratic Republic of Congo has yet another Ebola outbreak, its 10th since the virus was first identified in 1976. This latest outbreak started in early August in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic …

New Global Strategy Needed to Fight Extremism, Britain’s Blair Says

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair warned Thursday that the current global approach in the fight against Islamist terrorism adopted since the 9/11 attacks has failed. A more complex strategy is needed, he said.

“The …

New Global Strategy Needed to Fight Extremism, Britain’s Blair Says

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair warned Thursday that the current global approach in the fight against Islamist terrorism adopted since the 9/11 attacks has failed. A more complex strategy is needed, he said.

“The …

Despite Reforms, Qatar’s Migrant Workers Still Fear Exploitation

As a migrant worker from Bangladesh, Sharif should be happy about Qatar’s labor reforms, put in place to protect people like him.

Instead, he feels the system still allows his employer to get round rules …

ZAMBIAN POWER UTILITY ZESCO NOT FOR SALE, SAYS ENERGY MINISTER

LUSAKA– Zambia’s Minster of Energy Mathew Nkhuwa says no one has expressed any intention of acquiring State-owned power utility ZESCO, which produces 80 per cent of the electricity in the country.

ZESCO still remains one …

Zimbabwe’s Capital on Alert Over Cholera Outbreak

Lizzy Maupa uses a bucket to transfer water she used to bathe from her tub to her toilet.

She has a four-week-old baby and a three-year-old child, but the city water supply has not been …

Zimbabwe’s Capital on Alert Over Cholera Outbreak

Lizzy Maupa uses a bucket to transfer water she used to bathe from her tub to her toilet.

She has a four-week-old baby and a three-year-old child, but the city water supply has not been …