Daily Archives: November 3, 2019

South Africans hope Rugby World Cup win will unite the nation

South Africans white and black celebrated wildly on Saturday and expressed hopes that the Springboks’ Rugby World Cup win, inspired by black captain Siya Kolisi, would bring the nation together.

The significance of Kolisi lifting the trophy after a 32-12 …

Brit who helped build Seychelles’ airport returns to islands 48 years later

A British citizen who in 1971 oversaw the completion of Seychelles’ International Airport has realised his dream of revisiting the islands after 48 years away.

Norman Rose, 91, spent three days on Mahe with his daughter Jennie Powling in a …

Sudanese Protests Demand Answers Over June Crackdown Deaths

CAIRO, EGYPT – Dozens of Sudanese are protesting in an eastern city demanding the disbanding of Sudan’s former ruling party that underpinned President Omar al-Bashir’s three decades in power.

The protest Sunday in the city of Wad Madani, the provincial …

Sudanese Protests Demand Answers Over June Crackdown Deaths

CAIRO, EGYPT – Dozens of Sudanese are protesting in an eastern city demanding the disbanding of Sudan’s former ruling party that underpinned President Omar al-Bashir’s three decades in power.

The protest Sunday in the city of Wad Madani, the provincial …

Heavy Flooding Devastates Lives and Economies in Horn of Africa

GENEVA – United Nations and private agencies are scaling up life-saving humanitarian operations in response to severe flooding across large parts of the Horn of Africa.

Massive flooding following months of unusually heavy rainfall is wreaking havoc in Somalia, Kenya, …