Daily Archives: September 14, 2019

Congo: Confirmed Ebola Deaths Near 2,000, Cases Over 3,000

KINSHASA – Congo’s National Ebola Response Committee says confirmed Ebola deaths in the east of the sprawling African nation are nearing 2,000 and confirmed cases of the virus have exceeded 3,000.

The committee released the latest numbers Friday after a …

IOM Repatriates More Than 100 Migrants Stranded in Libya

GENEVA – The International Organization for Migration reports it has repatriated 127 African and Asian migrants stranded in Libya under difficult, brutal conditions.

Tripoli’s Mitiga International airport was shut down last Sunday after being hit by missiles. For safety reasons, …

HRW: Children Suspected of Terrorism Links Suffer Detention in Nigeri

ENUGU, NIGERIA – Musa, a 17-year-old living in northeastern Nigeria, has a grim story. He said when he was eight years old, members of the armed Islamic group Boko Haram attacked and burned down his village. Musa’s family relocated, but …

Come out and cheer: Seychelles’ Cote d’Or football club looking for support against South African team

The Seychellois football club Cote d’Or will start its first-round journey in the Total Champions League competition of the Confederation of African Football against a South African side on Saturday.

Cote d’Or will face Mamelodi Sundowns in Seychelles, a group …