Archive for July 16th, 2019

South African Musician Johnny Clegg Dies at 66

JOHANNESBURG - Johnny Clegg, a South African musician who performed in defiance of racial barriers imposed under the country's apartheid system decades ago and celebrated its new democracy under Nelson Mandela, died Tuesday after a battle with pancreat...
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Children Hardest Hit by Ebola Epidemic in DR Congo

GENEVA - The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is affecting more children than normal. The United Nations Children's Fund says kids represent nearly one-third of current total cases, compared to about 20 percent in previous ou...
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Pirates Kidnap 10 Turkish Sailors Off Nigeria

Pirates have attacked a ship off the coast of Nigeria and abducted 10 sailors from the Turkish cargo vessel. Shipping company Kadioglu Denizcilik said Paksoy-1 was sailing without any freight from Cameroon to the Ivory Coast when it was attacked in the...
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