Daily Archives: May 22, 2019

Key to Workplace Productivity May Be in the Eyes

New study suggests economic case for prioritizing myopia management DALLAS, May 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Published in the journal Ophthalmology, study indicates vision impairment and blindness caused by uncorrected myopia (nearsightedness) cost the global economy an estimated US$244 billion in

The Algerian Rugby Federation, officially accepted as an affiliate member of World Rugby

The young Algerian rugby federation formed in 2015, and who joined Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) in December 2016 filed its application in 2018 with World Rugby (www.WorldRugby.org). After a favorable decision from the World Rugby Council last Se...

5 Dead in Somalia Car Bomb Blast

Police in Somalia say former foreign minister Hussein Elabe Fahiye was among at least five people killed when a car bomb exploded Wednesday near the presidential palace in the capital, Mogadishu.At least 13 other people were injured.Militant group al-S...

South Africa to Extradite Ex-Mozambique Official to Home Country, Not US

"I'm 100 percent sure that all different official departments, including the attorney general's office, is very happy with the outcome announced last night by the minister," he told VOA. "On the opposite side, the popular reaction has been very, very

Algeria’s Army Chief Says He Has No Political Ambitions

ALGIERS Algeria's army chief of staff said on Wednesday he had no political ambitions in response to democracy activists who say he intends to copy the authoritarian model of Egypt.The armed forces have been a pivotal power center

Algeria’s Army Chief Says He Has No Political Ambitions

ALGIERS Algeria's army chief of staff said on Wednesday he had no political ambitions in response to democracy activists who say he intends to copy the authoritarian model of Egypt.The armed forces have been a pivotal power center

South Africa’s Ramaphosa Starts Crackdown on Corruption

JOHANNESBURG South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country's new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term.South Africa's lawmakers were sworn into the legis...

U.S. Embassy to host Mandela Washington Fellowship Alumni Conference

The U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa is organizing a conference to highlight the fifth anniversary of the Mandela Washington Fellowship (MWF) program by highlighting Mandela Washington Fellows in Actionrdquo;. The United States Embassy in Addis Ababa invites ...