Daily Archives: May 20, 2019

California Man Arrested for Illegal Arms Deal to Nigeria

A California man has been arrested for illegally brokering the sale of military-grade weapons to the Nigerian government.

Ara Dolarian, 58, was arrested last week in the central California city of Fresno.

The U.S. attorney’s office said Monday Dolarian had …

WHO Chief Pitches Universal Health Coverage

GENEVA In opening this year’s World Health Assembly, WHO General-Director Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus stressed the importance of universal health coverage as an essential component in the quest for a healthier, safer, fairer world. Nearly 4,000 delegates from WHO’s 194 member …

Zuma Seeks Dismissal Of Corruption Charges

Former South African president Jacob Zuma is in court Monday, fighting to have corruption charges against him dismissed.

The charges, stemming from a 1990s arms deal, were dropped a decade ago, shortly before Zuma became president.

The reinstatement of the …

Phage therapy to prevent cholera infections – and possibly those caused by other deadly bacteria

In the latest of a string of high-profile cases in the U.S., a cocktail of bacteria-killing viruses successfully treated a cystic fibrosis patient suffering from a deadly infection caused by a pathogen that was resistant to multiple forms of antibiotics.…

Strategic partnership between the Federation of Monaco rugby and Rugby Union Mauritius

A special delegation travelled with the national team to meet the Royal family and the economic authorities of Monaco.

A strategic partnership has been signed between the Rugby Union Mauritius (http://MauritiusRugby.org) and the Feacute;deacute;ration of Monaco rugby as part of …

Malawi Election Campaigning Closes

BLANTYRE Campaigning has ended for Malawi’s tightly contested May 21 elections for president, lawmakers, and local leaders. As political parties ready for Tuesday’s polls, Malawi’s Vice President Saulos Chilima, who is challenging President Peter Mutharika, has again raised allegations of …