LIBYAN PLAYERS SET FOR ITALY SUMMIT IN FRESH BID TO SOLVE CRISIS

TRIPOLI– Libya’s key political players are set for a two-day meeting with global leaders in Italy, in the latest bid by major powers to kick-start a long-stalled political process and trigger elections.

A summit in Paris in May had seen …

LIBYAN PLAYERS SET FOR ITALY SUMMIT IN FRESH BID TO SOLVE CRISIS

TRIPOLI– Libya’s key political players are set for a two-day meeting with global leaders in Italy, in the latest bid by major powers to kick-start a long-stalled political process and trigger elections.

A summit in Paris in May had seen …

TANZANIA: PRES MAGUFULI FIRES TWO MINISTERS OVER CASHEW NUT PRICES

DAR ES SALAAM– Tanzania’s President John Magufuli said the government could buy up the country’s cashew nut stock after he fired two ministers and dissolved the industry regulator in a row over the price of the commodity.

Last month, Magufuli …

Deadly Ebola Outbreak Erupts in DRC

An outbreak of Ebola in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed more than 200 people. Almost 300 Ebola cases have been confirmed since the outbreak began in August, authorities say.

The health ministry said half …

Tanzanian Officials Order Physical Exams of 10 Alleged Gays

Tanzanian authorities are carrying out physical examinations of 10 men suspected of homosexual activity in Zanzibar, according to police.

Police chief of the south region of Zanzibar, Suleiman Hassan, said that the examinations are taking place Friday to see if …

Tanzanian Officials Order Physical Exams of 10 Alleged Gays

Tanzanian authorities are carrying out physical examinations of 10 men suspected of homosexual activity in Zanzibar, according to police.

Police chief of the south region of Zanzibar, Suleiman Hassan, said that the examinations are taking place Friday to see if …