Daily Archives: October 11, 2019

Mozambique election observer killed by ‘elite police’ in drive-by shooting

MAPUTO, A group of elite Mozambican policemen have been implicated in the shooting of a prominent poll observer just days ahead of elections.

Anastacio Matavel was shot dead as he left an election training session in the southern Gaza province …

Mozambique election observer killed by ‘elite police’ in drive-by shooting

MAPUTO, A group of elite Mozambican policemen have been implicated in the shooting of a prominent poll observer just days ahead of elections.

Anastacio Matavel was shot dead as he left an election training session in the southern Gaza province …

Judge Rules Zuma Corruption Trial Can Go Ahead

JOHANNESBURG – A court in South Africa on Friday ruled the corruption trial against former President Jacob Zuma will go ahead, despite his efforts to have the case dismissed. Zuma also faces charges of money laundering and fraud related to …

Judge Rules Zuma Corruption Trial Can Go Ahead

JOHANNESBURG – A court in South Africa on Friday ruled the corruption trial against former President Jacob Zuma will go ahead, despite his efforts to have the case dismissed. Zuma also faces charges of money laundering and fraud related to …

UN: Escalating Violence in Burkina Faso Displaces 500,000

GENEVA – United Nations aid agencies warn the unfolding humanitarian crisis in Burkina Faso is devastating the country’s agriculture and economy, destabilizing communities, and putting the lives of severely malnourished children at risk.

The findings are a result of an …

Roundup: Natural hazards, man-made disasters

There’s no such thing as a natural disaster.

That’s the frequent reminder from preparedness advocates, who warn that while hazards like earthquakes and tropical storms may be inevitable, the death and destruction they often bring don’t have to be. Policymakers, …