Ethiopia woos Indian hospitals to set up branches

NEW DELHI (India Times): Ethiopia wants private Indian hospitals to open branches in that country to provide specialized treatment to its citizens, an official said. An Ethiopian delegation was in India this week with the twin aim of learning from India’s health sector and small and medium enterprises. “We felt that it will mutually benefit […]


UN Says Hunger Hits Cameroon’s Troubled Western Regions

The U.N.’s World Food Program says thousands of destitute people in Cameroon’s crisis-prone western regions are going hungry and their situations may become worse if the separatist crisis there continues. Chris Nikoi, WFP regional director for west and central Africa is visiting hungry community members – most of them farmers chased from their farms by […]

At Least 20 Killed as Somalia Troops Battle Moderate Islamist Militia

At least 20 people were killed and more than 40 wounded on Saturday when a moderate Islamist group clashed with Somali government troops over control of a town in central Somalia, according to witnesses and regional officials.   The clashes started at dawn Saturday morning when government troops, who have been amassing on the outskirts […]