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July 7, 2018 1:19 PM ZimRights under siege – Nehanda Radio

Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) is under siege from former members of the association who are planning to form a splinter group. The development comes after USAid said last week it had withdrawn funding citing financial irregularities. ZimRights has vehemently denied accusations of embezzlement of funds. A US embassy spokesperson said there 61

October 26, 2017 11:43 PM Zanu PF congress: how to blow $8 million

Zanu PF congress: how to blow $8 million THE ruling ZANU-PF party wants to spend $8 million on a special congress meant to endorse President Mugabe as its leader and candidate for the elections expected in 2018. If the party is to be believed, the congress is meant to endorse President Robert Mugabe as leader and candidate for the 2018 elections. If so, $8million 56

October 23, 2017 8:33 PM Who's Cheating Kenyan Voters?

On September 1, after Kenya’s Supreme Court became the first in Africa to nullify a flawed presidential election, Kenyans danced in the streets and some revelers pledged to convert to Seventh Day Adventism, the religion of Kenya’s somber chief justice, David Maraga. Then the mood darkened. President Uhuru Kenyatta, whose dubious victory had been overturned 96

June 15, 2017 7:40 PM What Turkey's crackdown on NGOs means for Syrian war relief

values & ideals A surge in anti-Western sentiment that fed into President Erdoğan's campaign for broader powers is one factor behind the crackdown. Some NGOs have been closed and their workers expelled, though the need for war relief is undiminished. June 15, 2017 Istanbul, Turkey—After two months of detention in Turkey, the four Syrian staffers from a Danish 12

May 26, 2017 2:19 PM FT Health: New WHO chief faces tough challenges

Tedros wins, US health cuts, obesity warning And the winner is . . . Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. The new director-general of the World Health Organization, who was elected this week, takes office in July with a brimming inbox and a worryingly diminished cash box. The campaign lasted many months and proved unsparing, with concerns raised over the health 21

April 8, 2017 10:29 AM South Africa hardly recovered from the race sentiment of apartheid

It is very easy to think it is the flash, not the flame; that burns big logs. The local media excitedly reported on the resignation of an aide of Mujuru's Nats, in the process missing the actual burning flame of the whole story. I mean, does it really matter to this country that a long suspiciously viewed aide to a struggling opposition politician eventually 46

January 24, 2017 12:35 PM Usaid builds TB waiting sheds, refurbishes 4 clinics

UNITED States Agency for International Development, (Usaid) has constructed waiting sheds for tuberculosis patients at four Bulawayo City Council (BCC)-run clinics to improve infection control and boost patients’ comfort. Latest BCC minutes show that partitioning and refurbishment of the TB rooms at the four clinics that specialise in treatment of the highly-infectious 6

January 2, 2017 3:01 AM Huge Challenges Ahead For New UN Chief António Guterres – Analysis

The election of Donald Trump as the next United States President has created significant unease in the United Nations. As others have already noted, many of the statements Mr Trump has made as a candidate are at odds with the positions of the UN – on issues from human rights, refugees and climate change, to the Iran deal, the Middle East Peace Process 23

November 12, 2016 2:18 PM Africa waits and wonders on Trump's foreign policy

JOHANNESBURG - Across Africa, the approaching presidency of Donald Trump has provoked deep uncertainty over how the United States will pursue policies ranging from counter-terrorism and trade, to aid and climate change. Many African countries had high hopes that Barack Obama would bring transformative benefits to the continent and were left disappointed 5

October 5, 2016 10:01 PM The Latest: US helicopters sent to Haiti after hurricane

The commander of U.S. forces in the Caribbean says nine U.S. military helicopters are being sent to Haiti in response to the government's request for help with damage from Hurricane Matthew. Adm. Kurt Tidd told reporters at the Pentagon on Wednesday that the helicopters are to arrive in Haiti on Thursday, weather permitting, by way of the Grand Cayman 12