Category Archives: Health

Southern Africa’s Hunger Upsurge Blamed on Climate, COVID-19

JOHANNESBURG – An estimated 45 million people in southern Africa are food insecure, with the number of people without access to adequate, affordable and nutritious food up 10% from last year, the World Food Program said Monday.

The coronavirus pandemic, …

South Sudan’s Central Bank Has No More Foreign Cash Reserves

JUBA – South Sudan’s Central Bank has run out of foreign cash reserves and there is nothing the bank can do to stop the South Sudanese pound from further depreciating against the U.S. dollar, according to a senior bank official.…

45 Killed in Deadliest Shipwreck Off Libya’s Coast This Year

ISTANBUL – International aid organizations say 45 people, including five children, were killed in the deadliest shipwreck off Libya’s coast this year.

Thirty-six survivors, mostly from Senegal, Mali, Chad and Ghana, were rescued by local fishermen after their boat’s engine …

Zimbabwe Welcomes Removal of Its Banks from US Sanctions List

HARARE, ZIMABABWE – Zimbabwe welcomed the U.S. decision Thursday to remove two of its banks from the sanctions list, saying the move will allow them to easily obtain credit to address the country’s moribund economy.

However, the ruling ZANU-PF party …

Malawi Electoral Commission Chairperson Resigns

BLANTYRE, MALAWI – The chairperson of the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC), Jane Ansah, has resigned just a month before the country conducts fresh elections. Her decision comes after months of protests organized by rights campaigners who accused her of mismanaging

Contribution to augment National Fund

Asmara  Nationals inside the country and abroad are extending financial support to the effort the people and Government of Eritrea are exerting to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Accordingly, ‘Gold Mountain International’ Mining Company contributed 10 thousand Dollars, Hawkan-Eritrea Excavation …