Daily Archives: September 16, 2018

Mass Exodus Underway From Cameroon’s English-Speaking Regions

People fleeing the violence in the English-speaking regions of Cameroon are going through systematic searches before being allowed to enter the French-speaking regions of the central African state after the government claimed fighters were trying …

Two Girls Die After Genital Mutilation in Ethiopia

Despite sustained efforts to stop the practice, Somali doctors and rights activists say two sisters bled to death after undergoing female genital mutilation (FGM) last week in central Somalia.

Doctors and activist confirmed that the …

‘Shadow’ of persistent inequality is growing, key UN human development report reveals

While health, education, and income levels have improved overall across the globe, wide inequalities both among and within countries, are casting a shadow on sustained human development, a new United Nations report shows.

Looking at …

Zimbabwe Disperses Vendors in Effort to Fight Cholera Outbreak

Zimbabwe police Sunday clashed with vendors who were resisting being removed from streets as part of the country’s efforts to fight the cholera outbreak, which has claimed more than two dozen lives in the past …

‘Wind of hope’ blowing through Horn of Africa says UN chief, as Ethiopia and Eritrea sign historic peace accord

There is a powerful wind of hope blowing across the Horn of Africa region, said UN chief AntonioGuterres on Sunday, in Saudi Arabia to witness the signing of a peace agreement between Ethiopia and Eritrea, …