Daily Archives: January 3, 2020

Losing Party in Guinea-Bissau Vote Appeals Result

BISSAU – Guinea-Bissau’s historic ruling party appealed to the Supreme Court on Friday after its champion lost in the volatile West African country’s presidential elections.Domingos Simoes Pereira, head of the PAIGC party, was credited with 46.45 perce…

Turkish airliner makes emergency landing in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, A Turkish airline’s passenger plane TK45 en route from Cape Town to Istanbul made an emergency landing on Thursday evening in Johannesburg, South Africa, causing no injuries.While climbing out of Cape Town’s runway, the flight crew failed…

South African Journalist Held by Islamic State Back Home

A South African photojournalist has returned home after spending three years in captivity with the Islamic State in Syria, his family said Friday in Johannesburg. Shiraaz Mohamed was taken hostage in early 2017. The charity group Gift of the Givers sai…