Daily Archives: December 8, 2019

Global and historical lessons on how land reforms have unfolded

What can South Africa learn about land reforms from wider global and historical experiences in the 20th century? Most land reforms have involved transferring rights of ownership from wealthy landlords to poor, small-scale farmers working the land under various kinds …

Kenya Building Collapse Toll Hits 10 but 2 Survivors Found

Kenyan rescuers digging through the rubble of a six-story building found two survivors alive Sunday, two days after it collapsed in Nairobi, as the death toll rose to 10.

When the survivors of Friday’s building collapse were found Sunday morning, …

Congo Authorities Say Ebola Survivor Falls Ill Second Time

GISENYI, RWANDA – An Ebola survivor has fallen ill with the disease for a second time in eastern Congo, the Congolese health authorities said on Sunday, saying it was not yet clear if it was a case of relapse or …

Trapped Gold Miners Found Dead in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG – Four gold miners trapped underground after a tremor caused a rockfall in northeast South Africa have been found dead, their union said Sunday.

A fifth miner was rescued with serious injuries on Friday after the accident at the …

Sudan’s First Female Football Stars Push for Women’s Rights

KHARTOUM – Within months of Sudan’s first women’s football league kicking off, the championship’s emerging stars are being hailed as icons for equal rights in a country transitioning to civilian rule.

Orjuan Essam, 19, and Rayan Rajab, 22, of Khartoum-based …