From Patients to Doctors, Fear Rules in Zimbabwe's Hospitals
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The system is struggling to function amid a shattered economy and triple-digit inflation
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Wed, 09/18/2019 - 14:53
Cameroon's Supreme Court is seen in the capital Yaounde, Sept. 18, 2019. (M. Kindzeka/VOA)
Critics cite what they say are widespread unbearable rights violations that include torture, as well as illegal and prolonged detention of accused persons
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Wed, 09/18/2019 - 13:25
FILE - A shipping container bearing the slogan "This is not a container, it is is prison" stands in position during a demonstration by Reporters Without Borders in support of imprisoned journalists, including those from Eritrea, in Paris, Dec. 16, 2014.
Aaron Berhane, a former editor-in-chief and cofounder of Setit, once Eritrea's largest independent newspaper, highlights the plight of colleagues who disappeared after being detained
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Wed, 09/18/2019 - 11:56
The Celsius Riga tanker carrying Kenya-produced crude oil, sits docked during a ceremony at the Kipevu oil terminal at the port in Mombasa, Kenya, Aug. 26, 2019.
Members of a civil society group are demanding transparency, calling on the Kenyan government to show how the Chinese firm won the bid to buy the oil and how much revenue the country is getting from the sale
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Wed, 09/18/2019 - 11:21
President Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger and ECOWAS chairman delivers a speech during the opening ceremony of ECOWAS G5 security summit in Ouagadougou, Sept, 14, 2019.
President Mahamadou Issoufou launches the project at the Agadem oil field in the southeast of the country, where the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) has been extracting oil since 2011
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Wed, 09/18/2019 - 11:12
FILE - A fighter from the FDLR rebel group, which is being hunted by the Rwandan and Congolese armies, stands guard deep in the bush of eastern Congo, Feb. 6, 2009.
Sylvestre Madacumura, leader of Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR), was killed in Congo's North Kivu province, according to military sources in region
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Wed, 09/18/2019 - 09:30
The prices of petrol, diesel, kerosene and LPG are displayed in Naira outside a gas station in Lagos, Nigeria, Sept. 9, 2019.
Country is one of world's largest economies where businesses rely so heavily on diesel-powered generators — reliable in a nation where nearly 80 million people - some 40% of the population - have no access to grid power
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Wed, 09/18/2019 - 02:15