Rights Group Condemns Internet Shutdown in Ethiopia, Points to Threats of Coronavirus Spread

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WASHINGTON – Millions of Ethiopians in western Oromia are cut off from phone and internet access due to a government-imposed shutdown, according to the advocacy group Human Rights Watch.  The lack of information is particularly important as Ethiopians seek vital news about the global spread of coronavirus, HRW said Monday.   The shutdown is also making it difficult for outside observers to Read More

6 Chinese, 2 Ugandans Accused of Evading COVID Quarantine in Uganda

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KAMPALA, UGANDA – Ugandan authorities have charged six Chinese nationals and two Ugandans with conducting acts likely to spread disease after they allegedly violated a coronavirus quarantine order.  The eight men were arrested at a border crossing Sunday as the Chinese nationals allegedly tried to enter the Democratic Republic of Congo.  They  face a prison sentence of up to seven years if found guilty of the charges.    Authorities Read More