Category Archives: Medical

Amnesty Calls for Thorough Probe Into Rwandan Singer’s Death

WASHINGTON - Amnesty International is calling for an investigation after a well-known Rwandan gospel singer was found dead in a prison cell.Kizito Mihigo reportedly died by suicide four days after being arrested near the border with Burundi. Eric Kaber...

Cameroon Military Accused of Indiscriminate Killings of Villagers

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON Hundreds of Christians inside a Roman Catholic church in Yaounde sang in prayer, asking for peace and God's intervention in Cameroon, especially after what clergyman Timothy Siwe said was a massacre in the Englishspeaking village of N...

Huge Locust Outbreak in East Africa Reaches South Sudan

JUBA , SOUTH SUDAN The worst locust outbreak that parts of East Africa have seen in 70 years has reached South Sudan, a country where roughly half the population already faces hunger after years of civil war, officials announced Tuesday.Around

Outspoken US Labor Leader Owen Bieber Dies at 90

Former U.S. labor leader Owen Bieber, one of the country's most outspoken anti-apartheid activists who also backed Poland's Solidarity labor movement, has died at 90.A longtime union member, Bieber took over as the head of the United Auto Workers Union...

Fighting in Cameroon Kills Several Dozen

YAOUNDE - A least 35 civilians have reportedly been killed and 40 homes torched in less than a week in Cameroon's English-speaking Northwest region, following bloody clashes between government troops and separatists fighting for the creation of an inde...

Fighting in Cameroon Kills Several Dozen

YAOUNDE - A least 35 civilians have reportedly been killed and 40 homes torched in less than a week in Cameroon's English-speaking Northwest region, following bloody clashes between government troops and separatists fighting for the creation of an inde...