Report cites ‘operational failures’ in handling of Jussie Smollett case

Report cites ‘operational failures’ in handling of Jussie Smollett case

The Office of the Special Prosecutor report on the the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office handling of the  case of former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett (shown at trial) was released Monday. File Photo by Tannen Maury/EPA-EFE Dec. 21 (UPI) — A special prosecutor’s report found “operational failures” in Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s office’s…

Rwanda: Visually Impaired Persons Try Their Hand At Offering Massage Therapy

Rwanda: Visually Impaired Persons Try Their Hand At Offering Massage Therapy

When Covid-19 broke out in Rwanda, different businesses halted operations consequently affecting sources of income for many people who had jobs including Visually Impaired people. Massage therapy business is among the most affected businesses as it was restricted severally yet the business has been increasingly viable for visually impaired people. Beth Gatonye, founder of Seeing…

Nigeria: Covid-19

Nigeria: Covid-19

The centre noted that Monday’s new cases raised Nigeria’s total infections to 225,255 while the fatality toll now stands at 2,985. The fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic has continued its rage in Nigeria as the country, on Monday, recorded 1,368 new infections. The latest statistics released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)…

Zimbabwe: Govt Pressuring South Africa to Reverse Permit Suspension

Zimbabwe: Govt Pressuring South Africa to Reverse Permit Suspension

REPORTS from South Africa indicate that President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration is fighting hard to keep Zimbabweans domiciled in South Africa there despite Tswane threatening to send them packing. The South African government has indicated it will not be renewing the temporary work permits given to Zimbabweans based there, implying hundreds of thousands will have to…