Mali crisis worsens as hundreds of thousands flee militia attacks

More than 200,000 people have been displaced since start of 2019 and about 600 killed Hundreds of thousands of people are fleeing their homes in in Ogossogou lost their lives, and in June, when the mayor of Sobame Da said 95 people revised it down to 35. The true total is still unknown, though an unverified list of 101 names of the dead was circulated on Wednesday. Civilians say communities are attacking each other, while the military and armed groups are also fighting. The result is a perfect storm in which those mostly affected are the most vulnerable, such as women and children. The first victims of this cycle of violence are civilians, said the Norwegian Refugee Councils Hassane Hamadou. …

American missionary in ‘unlawful medical practice’ suit after babies died in Uganda

(CNN)An American missionary has been accused of posing as a medical expert in Uganda, in a case involving the deaths of two local children. Bach was interviewed about her organization by two local TV stations in Virginia in 2017, CNN affiliates WSET and WSLS. “Our focus is malnutrition,” she told WSLS at the time, “We do preventative care programs and also treatment services.” ‘A God-given vision’ But according to WPI, Zubeda and Annet were led to believe that Bach was a “medical doctor” and that her home in Uganda’s Jinja district was a “medical facility,” as she was often seen “wearing a white coat, a stethoscope and often administered medications to children in her care.” Two former SHC employees also …