Daily Archives: May 25, 2019

Court Injunction Delays Malawi Presidential Results

BLANTYRE, MALAWI Malawi’s High Court has ordered the electoral commission not to announce presidential results until ballots from a third of the voting districts have been recounted, after complaints of vote rigging.

Vote tallies from three-quarters of the country’s polling …

Court Injunction Delays Malawi Presidential Results

BLANTYRE, MALAWI Malawi’s High Court has ordered the electoral commission not to announce presidential results until ballots from a third of the voting districts have been recounted, after complaints of vote rigging.

Vote tallies from three-quarters of the country’s polling …

UN Strengthens Measures to Combat Ebola Epidemic in DR Congo

GENEVA The United Nations has drawn up new measures to strengthen its response to the Ebola epidemic in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and put an end to the spread of this deadly virus, which already has claimed more than …

South Africa’s Ramaphosa Sworn Into Office

Cyril Ramaphosa was sworn into office Saturday as South Africa’s president before regional leaders and some 30,000 spectators in Pretoria, the capital.

“I am humbled by the trust you have bestowed upon me,” Ramaphosa said, “and I am also aware …

Militants Kill 25 Nigerian Soldiers, Some Civilians, Sources Report

MAIDUGURI, NIGERIA Islamist insurgents killed at least 25 soldiers and a number of civilians in an

ambush in northeast Nigeria on Saturday morning, two security sources said, the second deadly attack on the army this week.

Militants opened fire as …

Cyclones Idai and Kenneth: Mozambique Government convenes international pledging conference

Maputo – Mozambique will host an International Pledging Conference to secure support for reconstruction following the devastation caused by cyclones Idai and Kenneth, which affected about 1.85 million people. The event will be held on 31 May and 1 June …