Daily Archives: June 13, 2019

2nd Ebola Death in Uganda After Outbreak Crosses Border

KAMPALA, UGANDA – A second person infected with the Ebola virus has died in Uganda, the health ministry said Thursday, after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo.

The first …

UN: 1 in 10 Children Globally Is Victim of Child Labor

GENEVA – The International Labor Organization is calling for the elimination of child labor, which victimizes tens of millions of children in all regions of the world. The call came from Geneva, where special events …

Libya Parliament Chief Allied to Haftar Rules Out Talks Before Tripoli Captured

CAIRO/TRIPOLI – The head of the Libyan parliament aligned with eastern forces trying to seize the capital from the internationally-backed government said on Thursday there could be no peace talks until they had captured the …

Number of Zimbabweans Seeking Medical Treatment Falls

HARARE, ZIMBABWE – Zimbabwe’s Association of Healthcare Funders says the number of people seeking medical help has fallen by 50 percent since last year because of the rising cost of drugs not covered by insurance. …