Daily Archives: September 14, 2019

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Gets Tepid Turnout at Final Public Sendoff

HARARE – The flag-draped coffin had arrived, followed by black-clad family members, their heads bowed. Several dozen suited dignitaries marched in, chests puffed out. Military members stood rigid and proud. All of the pomp and circumstance one would expect at …

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Gets Tepid Turnout at Final Public Sendoff

HARARE – The flag-draped coffin had arrived, followed by black-clad family members, their heads bowed. Several dozen suited dignitaries marched in, chests puffed out. Military members stood rigid and proud. All of the pomp and circumstance one would expect at …

Congo: Confirmed Ebola Deaths Near 2,000, Cases Over 3,000

KINSHASA – Congo’s National Ebola Response Committee says confirmed Ebola deaths in the east of the sprawling African nation are nearing 2,000 and confirmed cases of the virus have exceeded 3,000.

The committee released the latest numbers Friday after a …

IOM Repatriates More Than 100 Migrants Stranded in Libya

GENEVA – The International Organization for Migration reports it has repatriated 127 African and Asian migrants stranded in Libya under difficult, brutal conditions.

Tripoli’s Mitiga International airport was shut down last Sunday after being hit by missiles. For safety reasons, …