World Jul 11

COVID-19 vaccinations of South African police officers, in Soweto
South Africa ramps up vaccine drive, too late for this surge

Some in wheelchairs, others on canes, hundreds of South Africans waited recently on the ramps of an open-air Johannesburg parking garage to get their COVID-19 vaccine shots. Despite the masks, social distancing and blustery weather of the Southern Hemisphere winter,…

World Jun 05

Burkina Faso says at least 100 civilians killed in attack

Gunmen killed at least 100 people in a northern Burkina Faso village, the government said Saturday, in what was the country’s deadliest attack in years. As of Monday, the death toll reached at least 132 people, according to security officials.