Category Archives: Local News

Ethiopian Soldiers Protesting Over Pay Meet With PM

Ethiopian soldiers protesting over pay have met with the prime minister after their appearance in the capital caused security concerns, with internet services cut off for hours.
“They raised issues related to their living conditions, …

Zimbabwe Police Say They Will Stop Protests Against New Tax

Police in Zimbabwe say they will stop planned protests in the capital against a new tax on money transfers.
A police spokesman Tuesday cited a recent order that outlaws public gatherings in Harare because of …

Kenya Takes Over School Lunch Project from World Food Program

The U.N. World Food Program reports the Kenyan Government will assume full responsibility for organizing and implementing the school lunch program it started in the country 40 years ago.
Over the past four decades, the …

50 Dead in DR Congo Fuel Tanker Crash

Around 50 people were killed and another 100 suffered serious burns after a fuel tanker collided with a vehicle in Democratic Republic of Congo on Saturday, a regional official said.
Deputy Governor of Kongo Central …

3 Chinese Nationals Killed in CAR Attack

At least three Chinese nationals were killed and three others critically wounded in southwestern Central African Republic on Thursday, beaten by villagers who blamed them for the drowning of a prominent local man.
A team …