Rescuers in Taiwan Discover Survivors in Collapsed Building

Rescuers in Taiwan Discover Survivors in Collapsed Building

According to The New York Times, on Feb. 6, 2016, almost 24 hours after the 6.4M earthquake that collapsed a residential building in Tainan, Taiwan, rescuers have an indication that at least 29 of the estimated 130 missing people have survived. However, it is not known if the number of missing is accurate since it is only days […]

Downhill for Jacob Zuma as Julius Malema Steps Up

Downhill for Jacob Zuma as Julius Malema Steps Up

In an extraordinary move, President Jacob Zuma offered to pay back some of the money spent on the Nkandla upgrades, and this strategy could be his downfall, especially as Julius Malema steps up the game on corruption. When the public protector issued a statement two years ago urging the president to repay some of the money, […]

Australian Woman Freed in Niger

Australian Woman Freed in Niger

According to ABC News Australia, Niger’s president, Mahamadou Issoufou, has announced the freeing, on Feb. 6, 2016, of an Australian woman after her kidnapping in Burkina Faso last month. The announcement was made after authorities were able to end her ordeal, which started on Jan. 15. The woman’s husband is still in the kidnapper’s hands, but Issoufou assured […]

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