Daily Archives: May 25, 2019

South Africa’s Ramaphosa Sworn Into Office

Cyril Ramaphosa was sworn into office Saturday as South Africa’s president before regional leaders and some 30,000 spectators in Pretoria, the capital.

“I am humbled by the trust you have bestowed upon me,” Ramaphosa said, “and I am also aware …

Seychelles expected to transition power production to liquefied natural gas in deal with Mozambique

Seychelles is expected to have its first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) power station by 2023 following discussions with the government of Mozambique earlier this week, said the finance minister of the island nation.

Finding a source of energy to replace …

UN Strengthens Measures to Combat Ebola Epidemic in DR Congo

GENEVA The United Nations has drawn up new measures to strengthen its response to the Ebola epidemic in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and put an end to the spread of this deadly virus, which already has claimed more than …

Last US Slave Ship Found in Alabama Bayou

BIRMINGHAM, ALA. The old wooden ship hull didn’t look like much when researchers first saw it: just broken, waterlogged boards and a few pieces of rusted metal, all stuck in the muddy bottom of a bug-infested Alabama bayou where an …

Ramaphosa to be sworn in as president of South Africa

Cyril Ramaphosa takes the oath of office on Saturday as president of South Africa, facing a brew of expectations and scepticism after vowing to reform the country and revive its economy.

Foreign heads of state will be among 36,000 people …