Posted in Government Policy

Mauritania Grants Bail to Ailing Ex-President Amid Graft Probe

NOUAKCHOTT, MAURITANIA — Mauritanian authorities have released former President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz on bail for medical reasons, the justice ministry said on Friday, amid an investigation into allegations of high-level corruption during his time in…

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Posted in Legal Judicial

Airstrike in Ethiopia’s Tigray Reportedly Kills 56 People

ADDIS ABABA — Aid workers and eyewitnesses are telling media an airstrike in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region has killed more than 50 people. The Reuters news agency reports at least 30 others have been wounded after a camp for the internally displace…

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Posted in Industry

Samsung sees about 52-per-cent rise in Q4 operating profit

Seoul, Samsung Electronics expects that its fourth-quarter operating profit will rise about 52.49 per cent from last year, reflecting solid demand for server memory chips and higher margins. The company projects quarterly sales will increase 23.48 per …

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Posted in Health Maintenance

South Africa should step up COVID-19 vaccinations, President Ramaphosa says

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa should step up COVID-19 vaccinations, President Cyril Ramaphosa said, urging members of his governing African National Congress (ANC) party to fight vaccine hesitancy in communities.Nearly 40 per cent of South Africa’s adult …

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