Burkina Faso search team gets closer to men trapped in flooded mine | Mining News

Workers have been trapped underground since the floods began on April 16. Rescue teams, pumping water from a flooded zinc mine in Burkina Faso where eight workers have been trapped for nearly a month, are closing in on a refuge chamber where they could have sought refuge, the government. The six Burkinabe nationals, a Tanzanian … Read more

Guinea announces three-year transition period before restoring civilian rule

Published on: 05/12/2022 – 00:37 Guinea’s legislative body announced on Wednesday that there would be a three-year transition period before civilian rule is restored, defying regional partners who have called for a faster timeline after a coup. The 36-month transition, decided on Wednesday in the legislative plenary, is slightly shorter than the 39 months announced … Read more

dubai: dubai delivery workers begin rare second strike this month

DUBAI: Food delivery workers protesting low wages and inadequate protections have quit their jobs in Dubai, their company confirmed on Tuesday, marking the second strike in as many weeks in an emirate that bans dissent. Foreign workers hired by Talabat, the Middle Eastern unit of Delivery Hero, began their walkout Monday night after organizing on … Read more

The Plague of Human Trafficking in Ghana — Global Issues

Caught in a web of deception, a survivor of human trafficking from Ghana tells her story. Credit: Tim Tebow/Unsplash by Jamila Akweley Okertchiri (Accra) Tuesday, May 10, 2022 Inter Press Service Accra, May 10 (IPS) – “It felt like yesterday when I was tricked by a man claiming to be a travel agent. He promised … Read more

UN chief calls for investigation into deadly armed attack on mining site

At least 38 civilians, including women and children, were killed in attacks by the Cooperative for the Development of Congo (CODECO) on the Blakete-Plitu mining site. Other civilians were displaced and missing when the attackers set fire to the nearby village of Malika, where they also allegedly raped six women. The UN mission in the … Read more

Press freedom in Zimbabwe, one step forward, three steps back — Global Issues

Journalist Jeffery Moyo, with his lawyer, Doug Coltart, outside the Magistrates’ Court in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Moyo faces charges of violating Section 36 of the Immigration Act. His sentencing is expected on May 31, 2022. Credit: Busani Bafana/IPS by Busani Bafana (bulawayo, zimbabwe) Monday 09 May 2022 Inter Press Service Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, May 09 (IPS) – … Read more

Drones deployed in Malawi in the fight against malaria

Nestled between much larger neighbors in southeast Africa, Malawi – one of the world’s poorest countries – has one of the highest malaria rates in the world. According to the World Health Organization’s latest malaria report, the incidence actually increased in 2020; cases fell from 3.8 million in 2019 to 4.3 million (the country’s total … Read more

Dozens of migrants drown off Western Sahara, aid agency says

Published on: 08/05/2022 – 21:58 At least 44 migrants drowned on Sunday when their boat capsized off the coast of Western Sahara, migrant aid agency Caminando Fronteras said. Twelve others survived the tragedy, which occurred when the boat sank off Cap Boujdour, tweeted Helena Maleno from the agency. The survivors were arrested, writes Maleno. The … Read more

Islamic State claims responsibility for attack that killed 11 Egyptian soldiers

An Islamic State affiliate in Egypt claims responsibility for an attack that targeted a water pumping station east of the Suez Canal, killing at least 11 soldiers ByThe Associated Press May 8, 2022, 10:03 PM • 2 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article CAIRO — An Islamic State affiliate in Egypt claimed … Read more

Medical examinations for the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, and the results are good

The Saudi royal court announced yesterday that the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, performed a colonoscopy at King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Jeddah, and the result was correct. The medical team decided to stay in the hospital for a while for rest. The Saudi royal court had announced that King … Read more