Daily Archives: September 3, 2019

Zimbabwe Government Doctors Put Down Their Instruments

HARARE – Zimbabwe’s government doctors went on strike Tuesday, demanding a salary increase to cover the soaring cost of living. The doctors, like many government workers, say inflation has made it impossible to meet basic needs.Peter Gabriel Mugombeyi,…

PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR JUSTICE, CULTURE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT MPOpening Notes: Season-launch concert

The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra which falls within the Ministry for Justice, Culture and Local Government has officially presented its season-launch concert, MPOpening Notes, in the presence of President George Vella and Minister for Justice, Culture …

Burkina Faso Coup Leader’s Wife Sentenced to 30 Years

OUAGADOUGOU – A military tribunal in Burkina Faso on Tuesday handed down a sentence of 30 years to the wife of a general convicted of leading a deadly coup bid four years ago.The prison term imposed on Fatoumata Diendere exceeds the 20-year sentence gi…

Excitement, Prayers for Peace Ahead of Pope’s Mozambique Visit

MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE – Mozambique’s seaside capital is buzzing ahead of a historic visit by Pope Francis � his second trip to sub-Saharan Africa since his investiture. Mozambicans say they hope the pontiff will bring peace to the war-ravaged nation. As t…

Kenya Seeks Delay in Hearing on Ocean Dispute

The Kenyan government is seeking to postpone a hearing on a maritime dispute with Somalia, according to a diplomatic source.Both countries claim control over a 100,000-square-kilometer area in the Indian Ocean that is said to be rich in natural resourc…