All posts tagged "Africa"
Not my laptop! Airline passengers hit the device doldrums
NEW YORK – As the indignities of modern air travel go, the latest ban on laptops and tablets on some international flights falls somewhere between having to take off your shoes at the security checkpoint and having...
- Posted March 22, 2017
World’s primates facing extinction crisis, new report says
The decline has been blamed on human activities including hunting, mining and oil drilling
- Posted January 18, 2017
Powerful Greenhouse Gases in Focus At Global Climate Meeting
JOHANNESBURG — Greenhouse gases that are more powerful than carbon dioxide are the focus of a global gathering this week in Africa. Experts say cutting hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs, is the fastest way to reduce global warming. The...
- Posted October 13, 2016
UN Praises Cuba’s Advances in Fighting HIV/AIDS
SAN JUAN – The United Nations (UN) representative to Equatorial Guinea for the joint HIV/Aids program UNAIDS, Jeanne Seck, praised Cuba’s advances in the attention, prevention and fight against HIV/Aids, which has been confirmed by the World...
- Posted February 19, 2016
Central African Republic Voters Seek Leader to End Chaos
BANGUI, Central African Republic – Central African Republic went ahead with a presidential runoff vote Sunday that many hope will solidify a tentative peace after more than two years of sectarian fighting left untold thousands dead and forced nearly...
- Posted February 14, 2016
Burkina Faso Hotel Seizure by al-Qaida Ends
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso – The Al-Qaida fighters who stormed a popular hangout in Burkina Faso’s capital at dinnertime came with a mission to kill as many people as possible, survivors and officials said Saturday, firing at people...
- Posted January 16, 2016