Category Archives: Medical

Worldwide, Obesity Rising Faster in Rural Areas

PARIS, Obesity worldwide is increasing more quickly in rural areas than in cities, a study reported Wednesday, challenging a long-held assumption that the global epidemic of excess weight is mainly an urban problem.

Data covering …

One of Africa’s Richest, Media Magnate Reginald Mengi Dies

DAR ES SALAAM Condolences are pouring in following the death Thursday of Tanzanian media magnate Reginald Mengi, ranked as one of the 50 wealthiest people in Africa and a pioneer in the area of privately-owned …

Algerian Doctors, Students Protest as New Deputy PM Promises Change

Algeria’s new Deputy Prime Minister Ramtane Lamamra says that President Abdel Aziz Bouteflika has vowed to hand over power to whoever is elected to succeed him, following a planned national dialogue conference under the auspices …

Algerian Doctors, Students Protest as New Deputy PM Promises Change

Algeria’s new Deputy Prime Minister Ramtane Lamamra says that President Abdel Aziz Bouteflika has vowed to hand over power to whoever is elected to succeed him, following a planned national dialogue conference under the auspices …

SYRIAN AIRLINE MAKES FIRST TRIP TO TUNISIA IN YEARS

DAMASCUS, Syria, The Syrian private Sham Wings Airlines, made its debut flight to Tunisia on Thursday, marking the first trip between both countries in years.

The flight, between the international airport of Damascus and the …

Bomb Kills 8 in Syrian Town Held by Turkey-Backed Forces

BEIRUT, A bomb blast in a northwestern Syrian town held by Turkish-backed opposition forces killed at least eight people Sunday, activists said, the latest in a series of attacks along the border where Turkey has …

Charter of Local and Subnational Governments of Africa on Migration

We, Localand Subnational Governments of Africagathered on the occasion of the 8th edition of theAfricitiesSummitheld in Marrakech, Morocco, from November 20 to November 24, 2018:

Based on the various international treaties guaranteeing the rights to …