Daily Archives: April 17, 2021

UN Fears Resurging Violence in DRC’s Kasai Region Will Spark Mass Displacement

GENEVA – The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is calling for restoration of peace in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Greater Kasai region, as renewed violence threatens another mass movement of people.   Local authorities estimate 21,000 people have fled their homes since March 28. That is when land disputes between Luba and Kuba

US Deports Woman Who Lied About Role in Rwandan Genocide

CONCORD, N.H. – A woman who served a 10-year sentence in U.S. prison for lying about her role in the 1994 Rwandan genocide to obtain American citizenship and lost her bid for a new trial has been deported to Rwanda, her lawyer said Saturday.   Beatrice Munyenyezi was convicted and sentenced in 2013 in the

Chad’s Deby Takes Early Election Lead, Partial Results Show

N’DJAMENA, CHAD – Chad President Idriss Deby has taken a strong early lead and appeared poised to extend his three-decade rule, partial provisional results of the April 11 presidential election released by the election commission showed.   Deby has won a majority in all but one of the 51 departments announced so far, and he

Seegene’s Italy subsidiary secures public procurement for 7.15 million COVID-19 diagnostic tests, the largest tender in history

Seegene’s Italian subsidiary to supply some 7.15 million COVID-19 tests to 17 regions there S. Korean biotechnology firm to expand its influence in Italy’s PCR diagnostic industry SEOUL, South Korea, April 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Seegene Inc. (KQ 096530), a leading molecular diagnostics firm said its Italian subsidiary, the Arrow Diagnostics Srl, has secured the […]