Daily Archives: May 1, 2019

“The food is going”: Teachers stranded in cyclone-hit Mozambique

Cyclone Kenneth barrelled into the province of Cabo Delgado last week, knocking out power at the School for Teachers of the Future, damaging 11 college buildings and cutting roads linking to the main city of Pemba.

Like thousands of people …

UN Panel: South Sudan Killed Activists

A new U.N. report says South Sudanese security agents likely executed two prominent critics of the government who vanished in Kenya in January 2017.

South Sudan’s government has repeatedly denied responsibility for the disappearance of human rights lawyer Dong Samuel …

AP Explains: Ruling Against Olympian Caster Semenya

GENEVA In one of the most ethically and scientifically challenging cases in modern sports law, two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya lost her appeal of a rule that requires women to medically reduce their natural levels of testosterone in order to …

AP Explains: Ruling Against Olympian Caster Semenya

GENEVA In one of the most ethically and scientifically challenging cases in modern sports law, two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya lost her appeal of a rule that requires women to medically reduce their natural levels of testosterone in order to …

May Day 2019: Workers Demand Rights, Respect

BERLIN Higher salaries, better working conditions, maternity leave, minimum wage and an end to discrimination against temporary or foreign workers: These were among the concerns as hundreds of thousands of union members and labor activists rallied around the world to …

Race still colours South Africa’s politics 25 years after apartheid’s end

It would be surprising if race played no part in South African elections. The country’s colonial and apartheid past ranked alongside the America’s Deep South as among the most racist social orders in the world. If religious polarisation is also …