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Kashimbo Musonda outside a fitness to practise hearing in  Dublin last year. Photograph: Donall Farmer

The president of the High Court has struck off a radiographer after being satisfied she is “a danger to the public” due to her “substandard” knowledge(...)

Charity Magee, orginally from Zambia, and her son Charles Kabwe  in their home in Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/ The Irish Times

An Irish woman suffering from stage 4 terminal lung cancer has called on the Government to allow her son temporary permission to remain in Ireland to (...)

Sr Maura O’Donoghue, a Medical Missionary of Mary from Kilfenora, in Co Clare

Reports last week Pope Francis said the Catholic Church has faced a persistent problem of sexual abuse of nuns by priests and even bishops, seem to ha(...)

Zimbabwe’s president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, with  Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin on January 15th. Photograph: Sergei Chirikov/Reuters

As protests raged in Zimbabwe’s cities last week, with police firing live ammunition at crowds who barricaded roads with burning tyres, the target of (...)

Jean Joseph Mukendi, lead advocate for Felix Tshisekedi’s legal team, addresses the constitutional court in Kinshasa on Tuesday   during the opening of a legal challenge to the result of the country’s presidential election, in which Mr Tshisekedi was declared   the winner. Photograph:  Tony Karumba/AFP/Getty Images

Neighbouring African countries have rowed back on a call for a recount in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s disputed presidential election. Opposit(...)

At home with Arwen Foley. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

Dubliner Arwen Foley can usually be heard on RTÉ Radio 1 and 2FM in the mornings, keeping the country up to date as AA Roadwatch’s news editor. Foley (...)

Grafting workshops can see people create 80 new apple trees for €80

“There’s something about orchards,” Seoidín O’Sullivan told a room full of people in Dublin’s Richmond Barracks last week. “They produce food and all (...)

Kashimbo Musonda told a fitness to practise hearing on Wednesday that  she would never expose a patient to unnecessary radiation. File photograph: iStock

A radiographer has described how she was shocked at suggestions that she could not identify an elbow from a knee on a X-ray scan. Zambian-native Kash(...)

Deirdre Mangaoang (acting programme director RCSI/COSECSA Collaboration Programme) shares gifts with twins Bupe and Mapalo Mwape and extended family in the remote village of Chabatama in the Kawambwa region of Zambia.

This is a story about how two very small deals . . . When Lydia Mwape arrived at a district hospital in Kawambwa, an isolated town in north Zambia, i(...)

Children wait to receive food rations in Sana’a, Yemen. War-torn Yemen is one of six countries identified in a new report as having ‘alarming’ levels of hunger. Photograph: Yahya Arhab/ EPA

Hunger is a persistent threat to the lives of almost 70 million forcibly displaced people across the globe – the highest number since records began, a(...)

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