Category Archives: Medical

MPLA regrets death of Mozambican nationalist

The first Prime Minister of Mozambique, Mario Fernandes da Graca Machungo died last Monday in Lisbon (Portugal) with 79 years old.

On the condolence note, MPLA states that Mario Fernandes da Graca leaves a great void within the Mozambican society …

Outspoken US Labor Leader Owen Bieber Dies at 90

Former U.S. labor leader Owen Bieber, one of the country’s most outspoken anti-apartheid activists who also backed Poland’s Solidarity labor movement, has died at 90.

A longtime union member, Bieber took over as the head of the United Auto Workers …

Rights Groups Demand End to Kenyan Police Extrajudicial Killings

NAIROBI – Kenyan police killed 107 people last year, according to a report released Friday from a coalition of Kenyan human rights groups.

Most of those killed were young men from slum areas, also called informal settlements.

“Sixty-nine percent of …

WHO: The Ebola Epidemic in DR Congo May Be Nearing its End

GENEVA – The World Health Organization reports progress is being made in combating the Ebola epidemic in the conflict-ridden North Kivu and Ituri provinces in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. The latest number of reported cases stands at 3,429, …

Police say Lesotho’s First Lady to Be Charged with Murder

MASERU – The first lady of Lesotho is set to be charged with murder in connection with the 2017 killing of the prime minister’s former wife, police said Tuesday.

Maesaiah Thabane, who fled the country on Jan. 10 to escape …

HIV Vaccine Trial Fails in South Africa

The latest trial of a vaccine against HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, has been halted as results show it is not working.

The Maryland-based U.S. National Institutes of Health announced Monday it has stopped the HVTN 702 study in …