Category Archives: Medical/Health Care

5 Algerian Billionaires Arrested in Anti-Graft Investigation

Five Algerian billionaires, some of them close to former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika who quit over mass protests, have been arrested as part of an anti-graft investigation, state TV said on Monday.They were later brought to court to face charges fro...

5 Algerian Billionaires Arrested in Anti-Graft Investigation

Five Algerian billionaires, some of them close to former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika who quit over mass protests, have been arrested as part of an anti-graft investigation, state TV said on Monday.They were later brought to court to face charges fro...

Pope Tells Moroccans ‘We Are Brothers and Sisters’

RABAT Pope Francis sought Sunday to encourage greater fraternity between Christians and Muslims in Morocco, telling his flock that showing the country's Muslim majority they are part of the same human family will help stamp out extremism.On his

Nonprofit Helps Many Blind South Sudanese to See Again

BOR, SOUTH SUDAN A U.S.-based nonprofit is helping many blind South Sudanese see again by hiring a local doctor to perform surgeries on hundreds of patients in the Jonglei State capital Bor.Sixty-year-old Mary Ayak Thie lost her vision

Nonprofit Helps Many Blind South Sudanese to See Again

BOR, SOUTH SUDAN A U.S.-based nonprofit is helping many blind South Sudanese see again by hiring a local doctor to perform surgeries on hundreds of patients in the Jonglei State capital Bor.Sixty-year-old Mary Ayak Thie lost her vision

Fulani Herders Killed in Malian Violence

BAMAKO, MALI Gunmen killed at least 134 Fulani herders in central Mali on Saturday, a local mayor said, the deadliest such attack of recent times in a region reeling from worsening ethnic and jihadist violence.The assaults on the

Fulani Herders Killed in Malian Violence

BAMAKO, MALI Gunmen killed at least 134 Fulani herders in central Mali on Saturday, a local mayor said, the deadliest such attack of recent times in a region reeling from worsening ethnic and jihadist violence.The assaults on the

South Sudan Spends Millions on Cars, Homes Instead of Peace

JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN South Sudan's committee overseeing the fragile transition from civil war has approved almost $185 million in spending on vehicles, food and home renovations while the country's peace deal suffers from an alleged lack of funds,