Archive for the ‘Entertainment’ Category

Teach ‘Fathers of Tomorrow’ to Keep Girls in School Today, Study Shows

NAIROBI � Girls’ school attendance in East Africa almost doubles when students of both sexes are taught about sex, relationships and money, a charity said on Monday, highlighting how the … Read More

UN Urges International Probe of Rights Violations in DRC’s Kasai

GENEVA � The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights called Tuesday for an independent international investigation into human rights violations and abuses committed in the Kasai region of Democratic Republic … Read More

South Sudan Refugee Crisis Strains Uganda’s Health System

ADJUMANI, UGANDA � It is estimated Uganda has one doctor for every 24,000 citizens. The nurse-to-population ratio is not much better, one for every 11,000 people, and much of that … Read More

Officials Want to Arm Civilians After Militant Attacks in Kenya

NAIROBI, KENYA � After a wave of attacks on security forces in northeastern Kenya, local officials are threatening to arm civilians.

The officials blame the national government for failing to … Read More

Heavy Losses Reported as Somali Puntland Forces Repel Al-Shabab Attack

At least 50 people, including three senior military officers, were killed Thursday when al-Shabab attacked a military base in the semi-autonomous Puntland region, military officials and witnesses told VOA. Those … Read More

President Zuma unable to address 69th World News Media Congress

Due to the extreme weather conditions in Cape Town, President Jacob Zuma will be unable to address the Opening Ceremony of the 69th World News Media Congress in Durban this … Read More

Minister Tokozile Xasa: 2017 Southern Africa Association for the Conference Industry congress

Speech by Minister of Tourism Tokozile Xasa at the 2017 Southern Africa Association for the Conference Industry (SAACI) congress at the CSIR Convention Centre, Tshwane

Good afternoon. It gives me … Read More

Attacked for Body Parts, Tanzanian Albino Children Get New Limbs in US

PHILADELPHIA � Emmanuel Rutema couldn’t keep the smile off his face as he tested out his new prosthetic arm and promptly knocked himself on the nose.

“Be careful with your … Read More

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