Daily Archives: January 1, 2020

Africa Starts 2020 Battling Extremism, Ebola and Hunger

JOHANNESBURG – A tragic airline crash with far-reaching consequences, cataclysmic cyclones that may be a harbinger of the future, the death of an African icon and a new leader who won the Nobel Peace Prize. These African stories captured the

Embalo Wins Guinea-Bissau Presidential Election

BISSAU – Umaro Cissoko Embalo was declared the winner of Guinea-Bissau’s presidential race on Wednesday. He defeated Domingos Simoes Pereira, from the majority PAIGC party.

In Bissau, cars whizzed past the presidential palace on New Year’s Day, honking and waving