Daily Archives: February 27, 2015

Lesotho votes amid instability (Daily Nation (Kenya))

By the time you’re reading this, the tallying of the ballots for Lesotho’s parliamentary elections held on Saturday will be well under way.

Despite 23 parties having been registered for yesterday’s election, only three were considered strong enough to be …

Huntington’s Clash of Civilizations (The News Today (Bangladesh))

The theory of Clash of Civilizations relates to people’s cultural and religious identities that will be the primary source of conflict in the postCold War world. It was proposed at the American Enterprise Institute by political scientist Samuel P. Huntington …

Foreign shop owner set alight in South Africa (Al Jazeera)

Nine arrested in Johannesburg suburb as xenophobic attacks on foreigners sweep Rainbow Nation.

Police in South Africa say nine people have been arrested after a foreigner was set alight outside Johannesburg, the latest in a string of xenophobic attacks in …

Varian Medical Systems to Make Radiotherapy Available for More Cancer Patients in Africa (PR Newswire)

Varian presenting cancer treatment strategy to governments and healthcare leaders at Africa Healthcare Summit in London

LONDON, Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ —┬áVarian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR), world leader in radiation therapy, is today reporting progress towards its goal

Army confined to barracks as Lesotho votes (PM News (Nigeria))

Lesotho’s army will be confined to barracks when the small mountain kingdom votes Saturday in a snap election to break a political deadlock after an attempted coup last August.

With tension rising after a bystander was killed and two of …