Ramafifi’s long walk from Ledumang to Georgia

Thuto Ramafifi grew up in the populated Gaborone suburb of Ledumang. Like any girl in Botswana, there were lots of sporting codes to fall in love with. Football was not an option at the time. At primary school, Ramafifi played netball. She was a shooter and sometimes deployed as a winger thanks to her height. She continued her education at Ledumang Senior School. It was a tough upbringing for the 28-year old who had to make the journey to school every day on foot, and also trying to break an…

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Cameroon’s Traditional Healers See Rush for Herbal Medicines to Treat COVID-19

YAOUNDE – Cameroon’s traditional healers say they are being overwhelmed by the number of people seeking herbal medicine for prevention or treatment of the coronavirus.  The rush for traditional healing comes as the central African nation confirms more than 2,500 cases of COVID-19 and 121 deaths.  But medical doctors caution the use of herbal medicine for the coronavirus. Traditional healer Dewah, who only uses a first name, says his chain of herbal medicine clinics across Cameroon have been flooded with patients since the March outbreak of the coronavirus. He spoke via…

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Worker From Congo Dies After COVID-19 Outbreak at Iowa Plant

WATERLOO, IOWA – An immigrant from Congo who worked at the Tyson Foods pork processing plant in Waterloo has died of the coronavirus, the company confirmed Tuesday. The Congolese community in Waterloo has been mourning the death of Axel Kabeya, which several members announced Sunday on social media. A Congolese newspaper reported that Kabeya was one of the community’s best-known figures in Waterloo, where hundreds of refugees have settled in recent years. He’s survived by a wife and children. His age wasn’t immediately available. Tyson Fresh Meats spokeswoman Liz Croston…

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WFP Warns Pandemic Exacerbating Hunger in Mideast, North Africa

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The World Food Program warns the COVID-19 pandemic threatens to boost the number of hungry people in the Middle East and North African region to more than 47 million, an increase of more than 6.7 million from current figures. This region has been mired in conflict, political instability and economic problems for years. COVID-19 is compounding these difficulties. U.N. agencies warn fragile and dysfunctional governments in the Middle East and North Africa are ill-equipped to deal with the pandemic and its impact. The World Food Program’s Global…

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TECNO Mobile va bientôt dévoiler l’IA alimenté, cinq caméras Spark 5, avec une batterie de 5000 mAh

Les fans de la région vont bientôt découvrir la Spark 5 qui combine un écran 6,6 pouces plus grande que la vie avec des caméras alimentées par l’intelligence artificielle et une batterie puissante HONG KONG, 13 mai 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Les fans de TECNO Mobile, une marque de téléphones mobiles de premier plan au monde, […]

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Bristow Group and Era Group Announce New Executive Leadership Team for Combined Company

Structure and leadership team designed to support efficient, nimble local operations underpinned by global standards of excellence Executive Leadership Team led by industry veterans with proven track record of capital discipline, protecting shareholder value and generating free cash flow through industry cycles Leadership team poised to build upon common culture with strong foundation of safety, […]

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