Daily Archives: September 14, 2018

In Mozambique, Conservationists Try to Curb Child Marriage

Girls take turns to read aloud under a tree in rural Mozambique, part of a project by Gorongosa National Park to educate them and keep them out of child marriage.

The club meetings operate in …

Health Care Workers Better Equipped to Fight Ebola Outbreaks

Medical workers have lots of experience dealing with Ebola outbreaks in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The current one in North Kivu province is the country’s 10th. Fortunately, they have new tools to fight the …

UN Envoy: Somali Leaders’ Lack of Trust Stymies Progress

United Nations Envoy to Somalia Michael Keating says lack of trust among Somali leaders is complicating progress on the political and security fronts, and says the country’s federal and regional leaders need to compromise.

Keating, …

Minister Michael Masutha on current status of Head Office of the Department of Correctional Services

Following Wednesday’s shutdown of the Poyntons Building head office of the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) by the Executive Mayor of the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, CouncillorSollyMsimanga, officials from the City’s Emergency Services Department …

DR Congo: new cases of deadly Ebola virus, as UN steps up response

In eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the UN has stepped up community-based efforts to tackle Ebola disease, following confirmation that the virus has reached the city of Butembo, near the Ugandan border, where …