Daily Archives: March 16, 2019

South Africa’s Zuma won’t seek MP seat, party list shows

JOHANNESBURG, Former South African president Jacob Zuma will not seek a place in parliament in the May 8 elections, the ruling party has said, surprising those who expected him to try to stage a comeback.

Zuma, who has had a …

South Africa’s Zuma won’t seek MP seat, party list shows

JOHANNESBURG, Former South African president Jacob Zuma will not seek a place in parliament in the May 8 elections, the ruling party has said, surprising those who expected him to try to stage a comeback.

Zuma, who has had a …

Armed Men Kill 9, Including Children, in North Nigeria

LAGOS, NIGERIA Armed men killed nine villagers, including children, and torched homes in northern Nigeria on Saturday, official sources said, the latest attack in a surge of violence in the Kaduna region.

“Kaduna state government has confirmed the killing of …

South Africa: Labour court blocks mine union’s plan for industry-wide strike

RUSTENBURG (South Africa), South Africa’s labour court has rejected a request by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) to hold an industry-wide strike covering the platinum and gold sectors, Anglogold Ashanti, Anglo American Platinum and Lonmin said.

AMCU …

Pope Says Hopes to Visit South Sudan to Promote Peace

VATICAN CITY Pope Francis has met with the president of South Sudan and told him that he still hopes to visit the country as a sign of closeness to the population and of encouragement for the peace process.

Francis met …