Category Archives: Education

Media Advocates Decry Burundi’s Increasing Restrictions

NAIROBI/WASHINGTON � Press freedom advocates are coming down hard on Burundi, after increasing restrictions prompted the BBC to shut down its bureau in the central African country this week.

Burundian authorities have also suspended VOA from operating in the country …

Children Hardest Hit by Ebola Epidemic in DR Congo

GENEVA – The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is affecting more children than normal. The United Nations Children’s Fund says kids represent nearly one-third of current total cases, compared to about 20 percent in previous outbreaks. …

Children Hardest Hit by Ebola Epidemic in DR Congo

GENEVA – The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is affecting more children than normal. The United Nations Children’s Fund says kids represent nearly one-third of current total cases, compared to about 20 percent in previous outbreaks. …

Extradition of former Mozambique Finance Minister halted by South Africa

PRETORIA, South Africa’sJustice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola has authorised his Director General Vusi Madonsela to file papers opposing former Mozambique Finance Minister Manuel Chang’s application to be extradited.

Chang was arrested at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg …

Extradition of former Mozambique Finance Minister halted by South Africa

PRETORIA, South Africa’sJustice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola has authorised his Director General Vusi Madonsela to file papers opposing former Mozambique Finance Minister Manuel Chang’s application to be extradited.

Chang was arrested at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg …

UNHCR Mozambique – Factsheet: Cyclone Idai, June 2019

On 14 March 2019, Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall as a category four Cyclone near Beira City, Sofala region, causing human losses, massive destruction of infrastructure, households, and significant amount of internal displacement. The disaster exacerbated preexisting vulnerabilities. An impressive …