Daily Archives: December 31, 2018

Zimbabwe’s Government Increases Traffic Fines to Raise Revenue

HARARE, ZIMBABWE Motorists in Zimbabwe are ringing in the new year by toasting � or cursing � increased traffic fines which are expected to raise needed revenue by the cash-strapped government and reduce car accidents.…

Sudanese Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesters

Police in Sudan’s capital fired tear gas Monday at demonstrators who had planned to march to the presidential palace to call for a change in President Omar al-Bashir’s government.

Witnesses say demonstrators gathered in groups …

Chaos, Anger, Confusion Mar DR Congo’s Long Awaited National Poll

JOHANNESBURG Officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo counted millions of votes Monday, the day after an election marred by massive irregularities, including alleged errors in the voter roll, technical problems and delayed or missing …

New Year message by President Cyril Ramaphosa

As we celebrate the dawn of a new year, we look back on 2018 as a year that marked a new beginning in our shared effort to build a better South Africa.

It was a …

Nigeria Targets 26M People in Yellow Fever Campaign

ABUJA A vaccination center in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, is swarming with people, a sign that Nigeria’s campaign to vaccinate more people against yellow fever appears to be making headway.

As part of the effort, Nigeria’s …