Daily Archives: December 3, 2019

Varian Further Expands Access to Care in Africa to Address Growing Cancer Burden

PALO ALTO, California, Dec. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — According to the World Health Organization, the number of new cancer cases diagnosed per year in Africa is expected to grow from over 1 million in 2018 to over 2.1 million in 2040. Continuing its program of expanding access to advanced cancer …

Sudan Tanker Explodes at Ceramics Factory

KHARTOUM – A gas tanker exploded at a ceramics factory in Khartoum on Tuesday, killing at least 23 people and injuring dozens more.

Eyewitnesses in the Sudanese capital said the tanker exploded while a shipment was being unloaded.

Doctors at Bahari Hospital in north Khartoum made an urgent appeal for …

Cameroon Says 250 Ex-Militants Surrendered in 2019

BAMENDA – Cameroon says over 250 former militants, including Boko Haram terrorists and anglophone separatists, have surrendered in the past year and are being rehabilitated. But former rebels say lack of trust in Cameroon’s military is preventing more militants from dropping their weapons.

A group of six former militants clean …

Tunisian PM-Designate Expects Government Next Week

CARTHAGE, TUNISIA – Tunisia’s prime minister-designate Habib Jemli expects to form a government next week with political independents holding most of the important portfolios, he said on Tuesday.

Jemli, who was named to the job by the moderate Islamist Ennahda party which finished first in October’s election, added that he …