Monthly Archives: March 2019

Some Conservative States Easing Access to Birth Control

AMES, IOWA Several Republican-led state legislatures are advocating for women to gain over-the-counter access to birth control in what they say is an effort to reduce unplanned pregnancies and abortions.

State legislatures in Arkansas and Iowa, for example, are working …

Mozambique says cholera cases up to 271 in cyclone-hit city

The Portuguese news agency Lusa cited national health director Ussein Isse, who declared the outbreak of the acute diarrheal disease on Wednesday with just five cases.

So far no cholera deaths have been confirmed, the report said. Another Lusa report …

Mozambique / Idai: Death toll rises to 493

According to the authorities, quoted by the agency Diario de Noticias, the latest report, presented at the Beira city center of relief operations, also points to 1,523 injured and 839,748 people affected by the natural disaster of March 14.

The …

Mozambique announces end of cyclone rescue operations

“After 15 days of intense search and rescue activity, national and international teams have completed the rescue phase of all people on rooftops of houses, trees or in isolated areas,” said Nyusi in the city of Beira, in the central …

UN food agency launches appeal for Mozambique relief funds

PARIS, The UN Food and Agricultural Organization has launched an appeal for US$19 million in short-term aid for farmers, fishers and other food producers in cyclone-hit Mozambique, one of the world’s poorest countries.

The three groups in three Southern African …

GreenGold Secures Contract to Install Bespoke ReCYN Technology

JAKARTA, Indonesia, March 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Technology provider GreenGold has been awarded a ReCYN design and installation contract with PT Agincourt Resources’ Martabe gold project in Northern Sumatra, Indonesia. Jakarta and Perth based company will deliver the project with …