Daily Archives: June 28, 2020

Somali Elections Won’t Take Place on Schedule

Somalia’s electoral commission has announced that upcoming parliamentary and presidential elections will not take place on time, as scheduled. The chairperson of the National Independent Electoral Commission (NIEC), Halima Ismail Ibrahim, has

Summer May Decide Fate of Leading Shots in Vaccine Race

People on six continents already are getting jabs in the arm as the race for a COVID-19 vaccine enters a defining summer, with even bigger studies poised to prove if any shot

ETHIOPIA SAYS SET TO BEGIN FILLING DISPUTED DAM IN TWO WEEKS

Ethiopia Saturday said it is set to begin filling a $4.6 billion hydroelectric dam on the Blue Nile within the next two weeks and that construction will continue, hours after the leaders

Malawi’s New President Sworn in Amid High Expectations

BLANTYRE – Malawi’s new President Lazarus Chakwera was sworn in Sunday in the capital Lilongwe, after he defeated two candidates, including former President Peter Mutharika, in the tightly contested presidential election rerun

Cameroon Journalist Filing for VOA Harassed by Police

A Cameroonian journalist who freelances for the Voice of America says he was harassed by police who seized his equipment Saturday in Yaoundé, the capital. Moki Edwin Kindzeka said he was also