Category Archives: Medical

Nigerian Police Rescue 67 From ‘Inhuman’ Conditions at Islamic ‘School’

MAIDUGUIRI, NIGERIA – Police in northern Nigeria rescued nearly 70 men and boys from a second purported Islamic school where they were shackled and subjected to “inhuman and degrading treatments.”

The raid in Katsina, the northwestern home state of President …

Nigerian Police Rescue 67 From ‘Inhuman’ Conditions at Islamic ‘School’

MAIDUGUIRI, NIGERIA – Police in northern Nigeria rescued nearly 70 men and boys from a second purported Islamic school where they were shackled and subjected to “inhuman and degrading treatments.”

The raid in Katsina, the northwestern home state of President …

Nigerian Activists Remember Abducted Chibok Girls on International Day of the Girl

ABUJA – As the world marks International Day of the Girl on Friday, advocacy group Bring Back Our Girls in Nigeria is remembering the students who were kidnapped by Boko Haram insurgents more than five years ago from the town

Doctors’ Strike Leaves Some Zimbabweans ‘Gathering Here in Pain’

HARARE, ZIMBABWE – A month into a strike by doctors in the country’s public hospitals, Rudo Mbofana can’t find relief from her constant back pain � or her frustration.

The Harare resident said she had been referred to Parirenyatwa General …

Sudan’s New PM Launches Probe Into Protesters’ Deaths

CAIRO – Sudan’s newly appointed prime minister has launched an independent investigation into June’s deadly crackdown on protesters that killed dozens of people and threatened to crush the country’s pro-democracy uprising.

Protest leaders had demanded the establishment of an international

Sudan’s New PM Launches Probe Into Protesters’ Deaths

CAIRO – Sudan’s newly appointed prime minister has launched an independent investigation into June’s deadly crackdown on protesters that killed dozens of people and threatened to crush the country’s pro-democracy uprising.

Protest leaders had demanded the establishment of an international