Daily Archives: October 24, 2018

WHO: ‘Very Serious’ Ebola Situation in Eastern DRC

Violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is hampering efforts to contain an Ebola outbreak that has already killed more than 150 people, according to the World Health Organization.

“It’s a very serious situation. …

West Africa’s Ebola Outbreak Cost $53 Billion: Study

An Ebola outbreak that ravaged Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia in 2014 cost economies an estimated $53 billion, according to a study in this month’s Journal of Infectious Diseases.

The study aimed to combine the …

Algerian Lawmakers Oust parliament Speaker, Elect Youthful Replacement

Algeria’s governing coalition elected a relatively youthful new parliamentary speaker on Wednesday to replace Said Bouhadja whom it accused of mismanagement.

The new speaker, MouadBouchared, is aged 47 � unusually young for a country where …

Amid Reports of Continued Chemical Weapon Use, First Committee Delegates Debate How Best to Effectively Eliminate Banned Lethal Agents

Spotlighting continued violations of bans on chemical and biological weapons, delegates discussed how best to effectively address those threats and ensure the destruction of remaining stockpiles, as the First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) continued …

MEC Ismail Vadi on Rand West City Registration Authority Search and Seizure Operation

Search and Seizure Operation conducted at Rand West City Registration Authority in Westonaria

Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport, Ismail Vadi, said that an early morning search and seizure operation is underway at a Rand …