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,…

Sep 14

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe honored at state funeral, burial delayed

HARARE, Zimbabwe — African heads of state joined thousands of Zimbabweans at a state funeral Saturday for Zimbabwe’s founding president, Robert Mugabe , whose burial has been delayed for at least a month until a special mausoleum can be built for…