Daily Archives: October 16, 2019

Kenya Opens Second Phase of Massive Railway Project

NAIROBI / NAIVASHA – Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta officially opened on Wednesday the second phase of his flagship infrastructure project: a Chinese-funded and built railway that will eventually link the port of Mombasa to Uganda.

The latest stretch of track …

Psychological Care Lacking in Cameroon’s Separatist Conflict

BABUNGO, CAMEROON – Cameroon’s three-year separatist conflict has left close to 3,000 people dead and growing numbers in need of psychological care. An influx of people impacted by the conflict are flooding into trauma centers across the English-speaking regions of …

Ex-Mozambique Finance Minister Fights Extradition to US

Former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang is challenging attempts to extradite him to the United States for a corruption trial.

His extradition hearing is underway Wednesday in South Africa.

Chang was arrested in South Africa last year on the request …

Paintings, books, and a football: Gifts to president of Seychelles in his third year go on display

To mark his third year in office as the president of Seychelles, Danny Faure is showcasing gifts received on behalf of the people of the island nation in an exhibition which opened on Wednesday.

Called the ‘Gifts of State’, the …

Seychelles ranked fourth-highest in Africa in World Economic Forum competitiveness report

Seychelles is the fourth-most competitive nation in Africa out of 37 countries ranked in the 2019 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report, scoring high marks in health and macro-economic stability.

The island nation was ranked 76 out of 141countries and …