Daily Archives: September 20, 2019

Mozambique rebel group threatens attacks during election campaign

MAPUTO, Breakaway Mozambique rebels threatened to step up violence if campaigning is not suspended for upcoming elections � the first after a landmark peace deal � as they claimed responsibility for two recent car attacks.

The country is gearing up …

Zimbabwe’s Missing Doctor Alive, But Strike Continues

HARARE – A leader of the ongoing doctors strike in Zimbabwe has re-emerged, nearly a week after his reported abduction, and striking medical staff have renewed their push for higher salaries to cope with Zimbabwe’s soaring inflation.

Late Thursday, Peter …

Friday’s Daily Brief: World youth call for climate action and peace, record food needs met in Yemen, exclusive sit down with UN chief

A recap of Friday’s top stories: Climate emergency threatening peace progress; Guterres urges States bring concrete answers to GA; Migrant shooting in Libya signals danger; Xenophobia attacks rise in South Africa; Record number get UN food aid in Libya.

Climate …

Friday’s Daily Brief: World youth call for climate action and peace, record food needs met in Yemen, exclusive sit down with UN chief

A recap of Friday’s top stories: Climate emergency threatening peace progress; Guterres urges States bring concrete answers to GA; Migrant shooting in Libya signals danger; Xenophobia attacks rise in South Africa; Record number get UN food aid in Libya.

Climate …

Nigeria’s Disabled Athletes Face Surprising Challenges

ABUJA – Nigeria’s paralympic athletes have outshined their able-bodied counterparts in world competitions year after year. Yet, these athletes face such challenges as lack of proper training facilities and inadequate funding.

Abdulazeez Ibrahim, who’s known as Nigeria’s para powerlifting champion, …

Kenyans Join Climate Change Protests

NAIROBI Hundreds of Kenyans joined international protests Friday to demand political leaders do more to combat climate change.

Dressed in red, black and white T-shirts bearing messages about global warming, protesters marched in the streets of Nairobi to express their …