Category Archives: Medical

IMF Warns Global Outlook ‘Precarious,’ No Room for Policy Mistakes

WASHINGTON The world economy is slowing to its weakest pace since the global financial crisis, as the USChina trade war undercuts business confidence and investment, the IMF said Tuesday.

It warned that the outlook is beset by risks, and urged …

Zimbabwe Doctors Ignore Court Order to Return to Work

HARARE, ZIMBABWE – Gibbs Dube of VOA’s Zimbabwe Service and James Butty of VOA’s English to Africa Service contributed to this report from Washington.

Government-employed doctors on Monday ignored a labor court ultimatum to return to work, saying they remain …

Sudan’s Ruling Council Appoints 1st Woman Chief Justice in Africa

KHARTOUM – Sudan’s ruling council has appointed the country’s first woman chief justice. The appointment is seen as another step forward for female representation in the new transitional government.

The Sovereign Council has officially confirmed the pick of Neemat Abdullah …

Sudan’s Ruling Council Appoints 1st Woman Chief Justice in Africa

KHARTOUM – Sudan’s ruling council has appointed the country’s first woman chief justice. The appointment is seen as another step forward for female representation in the new transitional government.

The Sovereign Council has officially confirmed the pick of Neemat Abdullah …

Zimbabwe quadruples electricity prices, pummelling impoverished consumers

The southern African nation is experiencing its worst economic crisis in a decade, seen in triple-digit inflation, 18-hour power cuts and shortages of U.S. dollars, medicines and fuel that have evoked the dark days of the 2008 hyperinflation under late …

Mozambique: Police Linked to Killing of Election Observer

On October 7, five alleged police officers in a car shot Anastancio Matavele, director of the Forum of NGOs for Gaza (FONGA), after he got into his vehicle following a training session for national election observers in Xai-Xai city, Gaza …