Africa

House searches for Ebola in Sierra Leone capital

House searches for Ebola in Sierra Leone capital

FREETOWN (Sierra Leone) — Ebola surveillance teams fanned out today (Dec 17) in Sierra Leone’s capital to search every house for sick people, as the president imposed new...

South African judge approves Pistorius appeal

South African judge approves Pistorius appeal

JOHANNESBURG — A South African judge has ruled that prosecutors can appeal the acquittal on murder charges of Oscar Pistorius, who was convicted of culpable homicide in the...

South African academy trains anti-poaching dogs

South African academy trains anti-poaching dogs

RUSTENBURG — Venom and Killer. These are members of a furry breed of anti-poaching operatives, dogs that can detect a whiff of hidden rhino horn in a suspect’s vehicle or follow...

Egypt court dismisses charges against Mubarak

Egypt court dismisses charges against Mubarak

CAIRO — An Egyptian court today (Nov 29) dismissed criminal charges against former president Hosni Mubarak in connection with the killing of protesters in the 2011 uprising that...

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