Rockets Hit Eritrea’s Capital, Asmara

The leader of Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region confirmed Sunday that his forces fired missiles at Eritrea’s capital, Asmara, and threatened more attacks, saying “we will take any legitimate military target and we will fire.” Tigray regional President Debretsion Gebremichael did not say how many missiles were fired at Asmara on Saturday, but said it was the only Eritrean city targeted. His statement confirms a significant escalation of the conflict between the two African neighbors as the fighting in Tigray has already spilled across the border. Three rockets were fired Saturday…

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Cameroon Says COVID Worsens Diabetes Burden

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON – This year’s U.N. World Diabetes Day on Nov. 14 was observed in Cameroon with medical staff all over the central African state encouraging those with the disease to return to hospitals for treatment. Health workers say patients scared of COVID-19 stopped going to hospitals for control of their glucose levels. Although the disease is spreading rapidly due to Cameroonians’ sedentary lifestyles, experts say, health workers complain that 80% of patients do not know they have diabetes. A medical doctor told scores of people at the General Hospital…

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