Daily Archives: February 18, 2019

Catholic Bishops Gather for Abuse Summit

ROME, ITALY Pope Francis will welcome more than 100 Catholic bishops from around the world to the Holy See this week for an unprecedented four-day summit to discuss clerical sex abuse in a bid to stanch the damage being done …

South Sudan to Deduct from Civil Servants’ Salaries – But Salaries Aren’t Being Paid

JUBA/WASHINGTON The government of South Sudan says that beginning in March, it will deduct one day’s salary from civil servants’ paychecks each month to help pay for implementation of the peace deal aimed at ending the country’s civil war.

Some …

South Africa: Activists try to protect endangered pangolins, sought after in Asia

JOHANNESBURG, As World Pangolin Day is marked around the globe, some conservationists in South Africa are working to protect the endangered animals, including caring for a few that have been rescued from traffickers.

The eighth annual pangolin day is celebrated …

South Africa: Four suspected poachers, staff arrested

PRETORIA, The South African National Parks (SANParks) announced the arrest of four suspected poachers including a staff member in an intelligence driven operation.

The arrests took place on Friday in the Kruger National Park (KNP).

The four were arrested in …

South Africa: Four suspected poachers, staff arrested

PRETORIA, The South African National Parks (SANParks) announced the arrest of four suspected poachers including a staff member in an intelligence driven operation.

The arrests took place on Friday in the Kruger National Park (KNP).

The four were arrested in …