Observers: Presidential Election Turnout Fairly Low in Algeria as Popular Protests Continue

CAIRO – Observers in Algeria say turnout has been fairly low for Thursday’s presidential election, amid reports on social media of scattered violence and large protests in various parts of the country. The official election commission reported that turnout stood at over 7% at 11 a.m. local time, with several …

Zimbabwe’s Doctors Strike Makes Mission Hospital a ‘Last Port of Hope’

MOUNT DARWIN, ZIMBABWE – With no end in sight to the Zimbabwe doctors strike over salaries and poor working conditions, desperate patients have looked to church-run mission hospitals for much-needed health care.

One such facility, Karanda Mission Hospital, about 200 kilometers north of Harare, is overwhelmed by patients seeking treatment. …

Cameroon Records Daily Boko Haram Attacks Along Nigeria Border

MORA, CAMEROON – Authorities in Cameroon say Boko Haram terrorists have been launching daily attacks on villages along the Nigeria border, killing at least 30 people and injuring scores in the past few months.

Cattle rancher Lamsi Guidjo, 55 years old and speaking through an interpreter, asked for temporary housing …

Cameroon Records Daily Boko Haram Attacks Along Nigeria Border

MORA, CAMEROON – Authorities in Cameroon say Boko Haram terrorists have been launching daily attacks on villages along the Nigeria border, killing at least 30 people and injuring scores in the past few months.

Cattle rancher Lamsi Guidjo, 55 years old and speaking through an interpreter, asked for temporary housing …