Catholic Church Warns On Pope Francis Souvenirs (allAfrica.com)

Anyone planning to make a souvenir or memento of His Holiness Pope Francis’ visit to Uganda in November must seek clearance, the Uganda Episcopal Conference, a grouping of all Catholic bishops, has announced. Monsignor John B. Kauta, secretary general of the Uganda Episcopal Conference, said in a statement on September 28 that all images of the…

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Zimbabwean Doctors Protest over Disappearance of Strike Leader

HARARE – A young Zimbabwean doctor who led a recent doctors’ strike over poor government salaries disappeared Saturday, in a move his colleagues say is an overt warning to all public-sector doctors in the country.The events could exacerbate an impasse …

Algeria Announces Dec. 12 for Presidential Election

ALGIERS, ALGERIA – Algeria’s interim leader has announced Dec. 12 as the date for the presidential election, in line with the army chief’s demand to fill the vacancy left when longtime leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika was pushed from office more than five m…