Monthly Archives: December 2017

DRC: At Least Two Dead in Anti-Kabila Protests

At least two civilians have been killed as violence erupted ahead of protests in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday.Police fired shots and tear gas to break up a Catholic mass and arrested altar boys who were among protesters

Returning Migrants Start Over in Sierra Leone

FREETOWN �According to a recent U.N. report, migration is on the rise. There are now an estimated 258 million people living in a country other than their country of birth. This has increased by almost half since the year 2000,

Disasters Pounded North America in 2017 but Were Down Globally

NEW ORLEANS � North America couldn't catch a break in 2017. Parts of the United States were on fire, underwater or lashed by hurricane winds. Mexico shook with back-to-back earthquakes. The Caribbean got hit with a string of hurricanes.

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Zimbabwe’s Capital City Mayor Faces Calls to Resign Over Bad Tap Water

HARARE In Zimbabwe, some residents in the capital, Harare, want the mayor to step down because of chronic bad tap water. He had urged citizens to use "caution" as water in Zimbabwe's capital was not safe to drink.Residents directed

Newater Technology, Inc. Announces Half Year 2017 Unaudited Financial Results

YANTAI, CHINA / ACCESSWIRE / December 28, 2017 / Newater Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: NEWA) (“NEWA”, “we”, “our” or the “Company”), a developer and manufacturer of membrane filtration products and related hardware and engineered systems that are used in the treatment,

Ex-soccer Star George Weah Wins Liberia’s Presidential Poll

Former soccer star George Weah has been declared the winner of Liberia's presidential election.The country's electoral commission said Thursday that Weah won 61.5 percent of the total vote and won 14 out of Liberia's 15 counties.Weah ran against Vice P...

Liberians Await Vote Tally in Presidential Election

Liberians waited Wednesday to find out who would be their next president as officials continued to tally votes from the West African nation's runoff election.Former soccer star George Weah and Vice President Joseph Boakai were vying to replace Presiden...

Liberians Voting in Presidential Runoff Election

Liberians voted in a runoff election Tuesday to choose the West African country's next president.Former soccer star George Weah and Vice President Joseph Boakai are competing to replace President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who is stepping down after two te...