Daily Archives: November 20, 2019

Zimbabwe Police Use Tear Gas to Break Up Opposition Rally

HARARE – Police in Zimbabwe used tear gas and water cannons Wednesday to break up an opposition rally of about 200 people in the capital, Harare. Supporters of the Movement for Democratic Change said those who resisted the tear gas were assaulted.Bysta…

Zimbabwe Police Use Tear Gas to Break Up Opposition Rally

HARARE – Police in Zimbabwe used tear gas and water cannons Wednesday to break up an opposition rally of about 200 people in the capital, Harare. Supporters of the Movement for Democratic Change said those who resisted the tear gas were assaulted.Bysta…

Court Postpones Hearing 8th Time For Tanzanian Journalist

DAR ES SALAM A Tanzanian court on Wednesday postponed the hearing for the eighth time of aprominent Tanzanian journalist arrested in July in a case his lawyers and rights group say is politically motivated.Police arrested Dar es Salaam-based journalis…

After Weeks on the Run, Eritrean Footballers in Uganda Plead for Resettlement

WASHINGTON – The fate of four Eritrean football players seeking asylum in Jinja, Uganda, remains uncertain, weeks after they fled their hotel during a tournament. The players had been set to compete with the Eritrean National Team in the Cecafa Under-2…

After Weeks on the Run, Eritrean Footballers in Uganda Plead for Resettlement

WASHINGTON – The fate of four Eritrean football players seeking asylum in Jinja, Uganda, remains uncertain, weeks after they fled their hotel during a tournament. The players had been set to compete with the Eritrean National Team in the Cecafa Under-2…

Toxins Increase in Somali Crops Under Climate Shocks

Somalia is one of the world’s countries worst affected by global warming, suffering near-constant droughts, heat waves and floods. Recent flooding in south central Somalia affected 547,000 people, according to U.N. estimates, at a time when more than 2…