Daily Archives: October 8, 2019

Murder of Election Observer in Mozambique Sparks Outcry

JOHANNESBURG – The murder of a key local election observer in Mozambique a week before the presidential vote has caused an outcry, especially after police confirmed on Tuesday that several of the suspects were police officers. “This is a serious – and …

Malawi Charity Addresses Funding Shortage for Primary Education

NKHATABAY, MALAWI � Malawi is struggling to provide the free primary education to children it promised 25 years ago. Teachers say they were not prepared for the massive rise in student enrollment, leaving schools without adequate infrastructure, teache…

Study Finds High Incidences of Abuse of Mothers During Childbirth

More than one-third of new mothers in four poor countries are abused during childbirth, a study published Wednesday in the medical journal The Lancet.The study, carried out in Ghana, Guinea, Myanmar and Nigeria by the World Health Organization, found t…

Study Finds High Incidences of Abuse of Mothers During Childbirth

More than one-third of new mothers in four poor countries are abused during childbirth, a study published Wednesday in the medical journal The Lancet.The study, carried out in Ghana, Guinea, Myanmar and Nigeria by the World Health Organization, found t…

Thousands Missing in Nigeria After a Decade of Conflict

MAIDUGURI, NIGERIA, – About five years ago, Abdulhamid Bala narrowly escaped a brutal attack after the armed Islamist group known as Boko Haram invaded the remote community of Gwoza where he lived with his family in northeastern Nigeria’s Borno State.”…

Thousands Missing in Nigeria After a Decade of Conflict

MAIDUGURI, NIGERIA, – About five years ago, Abdulhamid Bala narrowly escaped a brutal attack after the armed Islamist group known as Boko Haram invaded the remote community of Gwoza where he lived with his family in northeastern Nigeria’s Borno State.”…