Archive for December 4th, 2018

Power Cuts Hit South Africa, Hurting Economy

| December 4, 2018

South Africa's troubled power utility on Tuesday implemented power cuts nationwide, intensifying concern about growth in one of Africa's biggest economies.

State-owned Eskom said it took the measure, which followed similar cuts in recent days that disrupted businesses, as a …

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Congo’s Worst Ebola Outbreak Hits Women Especially Hard

| December 4, 2018

The Democratic Republic of Congo is in the throes of its worst-ever Ebola outbreak, with more than 420 cases in the country's volatile east, and a mortality rate of just under 60 percent. But this outbreak � the nation's tenth …

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