Coronavirus Spread Feared Where Water Is Scarce Around the World

Violet Manuel hastily abandoned her uncle’s funeral and grabbed two empty containers when she heard a boy running down the dirt road shouting, “Water, water, water!”

The 72-year-old joined dozens of people seeking their daily ration in Zimbabwe’s densely populated …

Mozambique: Number of Coronavirus Cases Rises to 162

Maputo — Mozambique’s National Director of Public Health, Rosa Marlene, announced in Maputo on Thursday that, with the diagnosis of a further six cases of the coronavirus that causes the respiratory disease Covid-19, the number of confirmed cases in Mozambique …

Mozambique: Marrule to Run MCC-Mozambique Office

Maputo — Mozambican Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario on Thursday demanded correct use of the funds granted to Mozambique by the United States Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), as well as scrupulous compliance with the deadlines agreed for implementing MCC …

Mozambique: Containers Full of Logs Seized

Maputo — The Mozambican authorities in Dondo district in the central province of Sofala have seized 50 containers full of logs, which were apparently about to be exported illegally from the country.

According to the independent television station STV, a …

Huawei Says ‘Survival’ at Stake After New US Sanctions

WASHINGTON – Once poised to become a global leader in the coming advent of 5G wireless networks, Chinese tech giant Huawei warns its survival is at stake following the latest U.S. decision to cut it off from semiconductor suppliers.

“Survival …

WHO Rates Its COVID-19 Efforts, Points to $900M Funding Gap

 

The World Health Organization director-general told the agency’s executive board Friday it has a $900 million gap in funds for its response to the coronavirus pandemic.

In its first virtual meeting, the board and its newly-elected chairman, Indian Health …