Daily Archives: October 22, 2018

International Trademark Association’s Middle East and Africa Conference to Focus on Implementing Effective Intellectual Property Strategies in Growing Economies

New York, Oct. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The International Trademark Association (INTA) will host its 2018 Middle East and Africa Conference: Innovation, Investment, and IP in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from December 10 to

Cameroon’s Biya Declared Election Winner

Cameroon’s longtime leader Paul Biya has been declared the winner of the country’s October 7 presidential poll. Opposition parties are rejecting the results, but the Constitutional Council has already thrown out petitions to nullify the …

Relative: Victim of Brutal Ugandan Security Arrest Still Missing

Uganda’s security forces are under scrutiny after a video surfaced showing plain clothed officers brutally beating and arresting a civilian on the street. Uganda’s army spokesman says the troops are facing a disciplinary committee but …

Hidden in Diaries, Untold Stories of Boko Haram Survivors Feature in Film

Untold stories of young Nigerian women kidnapped by Boko Haram highlight a documentary debuting on Monday that reveals diaries kept by survivors forbidden from talking about their captivity.
The diaries, secretly given to the U.S.-based …

Zimbabwe Authorities Worried by Medical Drugs on Black Market

Authorities in Zimbabwe say the country’s economic crisis has resulted in an acute shortage of essential medical drugs. Officials say the shortage has pushed some people to turn to the black market for medicines, some …