Category Archives: General

Zimbabwe’s Missing Doctor Alive, But Strike Continues

HARARE – A leader of the ongoing doctors strike in Zimbabwe has re-emerged, nearly a week after his reported abduction, and striking medical staff have renewed their push for higher salaries to cope with Zimbabwe’s soaring inflation.

Late Thursday, Peter …

Friday’s Daily Brief: World youth call for climate action and peace, record food needs met in Yemen, exclusive sit down with UN chief

A recap of Friday’s top stories: Climate emergency threatening peace progress; Guterres urges States bring concrete answers to GA; Migrant shooting in Libya signals danger; Xenophobia attacks rise in South Africa; Record number get UN food aid in Libya.

Climate …

Friday’s Daily Brief: World youth call for climate action and peace, record food needs met in Yemen, exclusive sit down with UN chief

A recap of Friday’s top stories: Climate emergency threatening peace progress; Guterres urges States bring concrete answers to GA; Migrant shooting in Libya signals danger; Xenophobia attacks rise in South Africa; Record number get UN food aid in Libya.

Climate …

Efforts Underway in Kenya to Preserve Disappearing Indigenous Dialects

LAIKIPIA, KENYA � In Africa, hundreds of indigenous languages are on the verge of extinction, according to the U.N. culture organization UNESCO. That includes at least 13 languages in Kenya. This week, Kenyan civil society groups met in Nairobi to …

Rights Groups Urge Release of Journalists in Eritrea, Years After Disappearances

In 2002, newspaper editor Aaron Berhane fled his home country of Eritrea for security reasons, after his paper criticized the government and called for democratic reforms. He was one of the lucky journalists. More than two dozen others were arrested …

Rwanda, Uganda Hold Peace Talks to Defuse Tensions

KIGALI – Rwanda and Uganda have agreed to resolve issues that have strained bilateral relations in recent months. Through an ad hoc commission, the two sides have been working on their differences in order to defuse tensions.

The talks build …