Hichem Mechichi’s government won the majority in the parliament although many members expressed reservations with it and voted for it only to avoid early elections
Since August 6, Israel had been continuously attacking Gaza. It had bombed the region from the air, shelled it with tanks, and attacked Palestinian fishermen off the Gaza coast
The union leaders, along with other protesting teachers, were arrested last month while protesting the government’s decision to go back on its promise to fulfill their demands on salary hikes and better working conditions
Lydia Cairncross of the People’s Health Movement talks about the failure of the South African government to effectively tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.
The measures include a complete ban on movement of people between all the 9 governorates of the West Bank for two weeks, as well as restrictions on businesses and social activity
In a new report, scientists have found that the SARS-CoV-2 could jump to humans from animals by doing crucial rearrangement in its genome.
With over 2,700 cases of COVID-19, Ghana is the worst affected country in west Africa and the second-most affected in the sub-Saharan region after South Africa
The protests were organized by the Young Nurses Indaba Trade Union. Other demands included the immediate and periodic testing of all healthcare workers and compulsory, conducive, decent and habitable accommodation for essential staff
This unwillingness of finance to stay in, or move to, the Third World, is impairing the ability of several countries to pay for their imports and to service their external debt
A large number of protesters gathered and shouted slogans from inside cars in order to maintain physical distancing in light of COVID-19
Manuel Fonseca, doctor and militant of Frente Patria Grande from Argentina, spoke to Peoples Dispatch about the situation of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
Several reports by international and regional organizations have been published on the economic and social impacts of the global COVID-19 pandemic on the region