Daily Archives: July 22, 2019

Cameroon: Separatist Fighters Occupy 50 Schools

BAMENDA, CAMEROON – Cameroon says armed separatists are occupying more than 50 schools in its western English-speaking regions, using them for training and to hide from the military. The alleged occupation could complicate government plans to restart education in the …

Empty Nets as Overfishing and Climate Change Sap Lake Malawi

SENGA BAY, MALAWI – On the shores of Lake Malawi, a crowd eagerly awaits the arrival of a white and yellow cedar wood boat carrying its haul.

The crew of six deliver a single net of chambo, sardine and tiny …

DRC Health Minister Resigns After Being Dismissed as Head of Ebola Response

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s health minister resigned Monday after he was dismissed as head of the team tackling a persistent Ebola outbreak.

Last week, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak in eastern Congo to be an international health …

South Africa: Pres Ramaphosa to challenge ‘flawed’ graft report in court

PRETORIA: South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa said he will challenge in court a watchdog body’s fundamentally and irretrievably flawed findings concerning a donation to his 2017 campaign to head the ruling party.

After careful study I have concluded that the …

Police: 4 Turkish Nationals Kidnapped in Nigeria

Four Turkish nationals have been kidnapped at gunpoint in central Nigeria, police said on Monday, in the latest such incident in the country.

Gunmen stormed a bar in the village of Gbale in the state of Kwara and seized the …