Daily Archives: April 27, 2018

Malawians Protest Corruption Ahead of Former President’s Return

Business came to a standstill in Malawi’s commercial capital Friday, with the city’s main road almost deserted and many shops and businesses temporarily closed, as hundreds of people marched against corruption and bad governance.

The …

Nigerian Shi’ite Group Vows More Protests Until Leader Freed

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria demonstrated again on Wednesday in Abuja. A rally by the group Monday descended into violence, leading to dozens of arrests and injuries. The IMN is demanding the release of its …

Pompeo: Trump Likely to Leave Iran Deal ‘Absent a Fix’

New U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says no decision has been made on whether President Donald Trump will withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, adding that negotiations are ongoing.

At his first news conference …

Cape Town’s Gang Violence ‘Makes for Intolerable Living’

Fourteen-year-old Zinadene Pelton was walking to his grandmother’s house after school one day when gunfire erupted.

“I just heard the gunshots, and I heard somebody shout, ‘It’s Zinadene!'” his grandmother, Maureen Johnstone, recalled days after …

SOUTH AFRICAN POWER UTILITY ADDRESS CHALLENGES FROM SHORTAGES OF COAL, DISMISSES LOAD-SHEDDING FEARS

JOHANNESBURG– South African power utility Eskom says it has put in place measures to address its current challenges resulting from coal stock shortages but dismisses fears of load-shedding.

It said in a statement here Wednesday …