Daily Archives: November 3, 2019

South Africa celebrates Rugby World Cup win over England

PRETORIA/TOKYO, South Africans have been celebrating after their rugby team beat England 32-12 in the world cup final in Japan.

The victory under Siya Kolisi, the team’s first black captain, was another symbolic moment for the Springboks.

In 1995, former …

Congolese Anti-Ebola Fighter Killed as New Vaccine Arrives

BUNIA, DR CONGO – A radio host who helped spread the word in the fight against Ebola has been stabbed to death at his home in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo, the army said Sunday.

The motive for the murder …

Congolese Anti-Ebola Fighter Killed as New Vaccine Arrives

BUNIA, DR CONGO – A radio host who helped spread the word in the fight against Ebola has been stabbed to death at his home in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo, the army said Sunday.

The motive for the murder …

Sudanese Protests Demand Answers Over June Crackdown Deaths

CAIRO, EGYPT – Dozens of Sudanese are protesting in an eastern city demanding the disbanding of Sudan’s former ruling party that underpinned President Omar al-Bashir’s three decades in power.

The protest Sunday in the city of Wad Madani, the provincial …

Heavy Flooding Devastates Lives and Economies in Horn of Africa

GENEVA – United Nations and private agencies are scaling up life-saving humanitarian operations in response to severe flooding across large parts of the Horn of Africa.

Massive flooding following months of unusually heavy rainfall is wreaking havoc in Somalia, Kenya, …

S. Africa’s Zuma Delays Corruption Trial with Appeal

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa’s embattled former president Jacob Zuma has appealed a court decision to try him for corruption, a judicial spokeswoman said Sunday, delaying yet again a long-awaited date with justice.

Zuma is alleged to have taken bribes during …