Daily Archives: December 3, 2019

Varian Further Expands Access to Care in Africa to Address Growing Cancer Burden

PALO ALTO, California, Dec. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — According to the World Health Organization, the number of new cancer cases diagnosed per year in Africa is expected to grow from over 1 million in 2018 to over 2.1 million in …

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Left Behind $10 Million, No Will

Zimbabwe’s former President Robert Mugabe left behind $10 million, 10 cars, a farm and several homes, but apparently no will, his estate revealed Tuesday.

The state-run Herald newspaper reported Tuesday that Mugabe’s daughter, Bona, registered the estate with the High …

Sudan Tanker Explodes at Ceramics Factory

KHARTOUM – A gas tanker exploded at a ceramics factory in Khartoum on Tuesday, killing at least 23 people and injuring dozens more.

Eyewitnesses in the Sudanese capital said the tanker exploded while a shipment was being unloaded.

Doctors at …

Sudan Overturns Controversial Clothing, Drinking Law

KHARTOUM – Sudan’s transitional government has overturned a moral policing law that criminalized certain clothing for women and drinking alcohol.

It also has dissolved the country’s former ruling party, carrying out two key demands of Sudan’s pro-democracy protesters.

Sudan’s Justice …

South Africa: Press Ramaphosa backs life sentence for rapists

PRETORIA, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says the government is working on measures that will see convicted rapists handed life sentences and given the harshest of labour in prison.

This is in response to a spate of gruesome rapes and …