Monthly Archives: December 2018

ZIMBABWE: ECONOMY BACK ON THE RAILS IN FEW MONTHS – ACTING PRESIDENT

HARARE, ACTING President, Constantino Chiwenga has assured Zimbabweans the country’s economy was on the mend adding that the current hardships faced by the majority will soon be a thing of the past.Speaking at the Family of God Church (FOG) organised “…

TUNISIA COASTGUARD RESCUES 45 MIGRANTS

TUNIS, The Tunisian coastguard on Sunday rescued 45 migrants near the Kerkennah Islands off the country’s eastern coast, the National Guard said.The migrants, mostly from sub-Saharan Africa, were found “in good health” after their boat broke down near …

WHO AFRO Outbreaks and Other Emergencies, Week 52: 22 – 28 December 2018 Data as reported by 17:00; 28 December 2018

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme (WHE) is currently monitoring 59 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, inc…

Chaos, Anger, Confusion Mar DR Congo’s Long Awaited National Poll

JOHANNESBURG Officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo counted millions of votes Monday, the day after an election marred by massive irregularities, including alleged errors in the voter roll, technical problems and delayed or missing polling mater…

Nigeria Targets 26M People in Yellow Fever Campaign

ABUJA A vaccination center in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, is swarming with people, a sign that Nigeria’s campaign to vaccinate more people against yellow fever appears to be making headway.As part of the effort, Nigeria’s government partnered with the Wo…

Former Botswana President Feuds with Government over Trump

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA Donald Trump is a contentious topic in Botswana, where the government is uneasy over a former leader’s harsh criticism of the American president.The spat pits Ian Khama, who stepped down as president in April after a decade i…