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 for …

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, Pet…

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…

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…

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 …

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 Nairob…