Category Archives: Education

Nigerian Activists Offer Mixed Reactions on Oil Cleanup Project in Niger Delta

ENUGU, NIGERIA – The Niger Delta is where Africa’s largest oil producer pumps out its most lucrative natural resource.

But while companies like Shell and ExxonMobile operate there and extract billions of dollars worth of crude oil, most of the …

From Patients to Doctors, Fear Rules in Zimbabwe’s Hospitals

HARARE � If there is one thing that unites doctors and patients in Zimbabwe’s ailing public health system, it’s fear.

The system is struggling to function amid a shattered economy and triple-digit inflation. Administrators, doctors and patients told VOA that …

UN Rapporteur Visits Zimbabwe to Assess Human Rights Situation

HARARE – U.N. Special Rapporteur Clement Voule is in Zimbabwe this week on a 10-day visit to assess the human rights situation, as rights groups accuse the government of being behind recent disappearances of activists in the country.

It is …

France’s Foreign Minister Pledges Support for ‘New Sudan’

KHARTOUM – France’s foreign minister announced 60 million euros in aid for Sudan’s transitional authorities during a visit to Khartoum on Monday, while offering to help Sudan rebuild relations with international lenders and tackle its foreign debt.

We are in …

Algeria Announces Dec. 12 for Presidential Election

ALGIERS, ALGERIA – Algeria’s interim leader has announced Dec. 12 as the date for the presidential election, in line with the army chief’s demand to fill the vacancy left when longtime leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika was pushed from office more than …