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Security Council delegation in Mali to push for civilian government

Security Council delegation in Mali to push for civilian...

A UN Security Council delegation is expected in the Malian capital Bamako on Saturday...

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UN Security Council delegation in Mali to push for civilian government

UN Security Council delegation in Mali to push for civilian...

A UN Security Council delegation is expected in the Malian capital Bamako on Saturday...

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UN suspends humanitarian flights to Ethiopia’s Tigray after air strikes

UN suspends humanitarian flights to Ethiopia’s Tigray after...

Ethiopia's latest aerial bombardment of Tigray's capital city on Friday injured...

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UN cancels humanitarian flight after Tigray airstrikes

UN cancels humanitarian flight after Tigray airstrikes

We bring you the latest from Ethiopia, where the conflict escalates. For the fourth...

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Ethiopia launches air strikes on Tigray’s capital for fourth day this week

Ethiopia launches air strikes on Tigray’s capital for fourth...

Ethiopia on Friday launched fresh air strikes on the capital of the Tigray region,...

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Ethiopia air strikes target Tigray capital for fourth day this week

Ethiopia air strikes target Tigray capital for fourth day...

Ethiopia on Friday launched fresh air strikes on the capital of the  Tigray region,...

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Angola’s dark history: How fearful rulers have governed in the shadows

Angola’s dark history: How fearful rulers have governed...

In Perspective, FRANCE 24 looks at the past and present of one pocket of Southern...

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Benin's parliament votes to legalise abortion

Benin's parliament votes to legalise abortion

Benin is one of the few countries on the African continent to legalise abortion...

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Benin's parliament votes to legalize abortion

Benin's parliament votes to legalize abortion

Tonight we start in Benin. The country has become one of the few on the continent...

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Is the return of a Gaddafi to power in Libya a realistic option?

Is the return of a Gaddafi to power in Libya a realistic...

Ten years after Muammar Gaddafi’s death, Libya is still roiled by political instability...

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Benin votes to legalise abortion

Benin votes to legalise abortion

Parliamentarians in Benin have voted to legalise abortion in the West African country,...

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Ethiopia launches new air strike on Tigray capital

Ethiopia launches new air strike on Tigray capital

Ethiopia's military launched a new air strike on the Tigrayan capital Mekele on...

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Ethiopia launches new round of air strikes in Tigray

Ethiopia launches new round of air strikes in Tigray

Ethiopia's military launched new air strikes on Tigray Wednesday, the second round...

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Sudan’s fragile transition to democracy at stake as rival camps flex muscles

Sudan’s fragile transition to democracy at stake as rival...

Supporters of Sudan’s transitional government have called for mass rallies in Khartoum...

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Libya hosts international conference to drum up support ahead of elections

Libya hosts international conference to drum up support...

Libya's fragile unity government hosts senior foreign officials on Thursday to drum...

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A year after Lekki Toll Gate bloodshed, Nigerians demand justice

A year after Lekki Toll Gate bloodshed, Nigerians demand...

In tonight's edition: Nigerian protesters demand answers for deaths during the Lekki...

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A year after Lekki Toll Gate bloodshed, Nigerians demand justice - Eye on Africa

A year after Lekki Toll Gate bloodshed, Nigerians demand...

In tonight's edition: Nigerian protesters demand answers for deaths during the Lekki...

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Prosecutors appeal terrorism judgement against 'Hotel Rwanda' hero

Prosecutors appeal terrorism judgement against 'Hotel Rwanda'...

Rwandan prosecutors said Wednesday they have filed an appeal against a court ruling...

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Protesters in Eswatini, Africa's last absolute monarchy, long for democracy

Protesters in Eswatini, Africa's last absolute monarchy,...

Eswatini, a landlocked country nestled between South Africa and Mozambique, was...

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Climate change will cost Africa 50 billion dollars a year

Climate change will cost Africa 50 billion dollars a year

Africa's glaciers could all be gone by 2040. The UN forecasts that climate change...

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Ten years after Gaddafi’s death, a Libyan town still yearns for his rule

Ten years after Gaddafi’s death, a Libyan town still yearns...

A huge portrait of Muammar Gaddafi marks the entrance of Bani Walid: 10 chaotic...

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'I don't exclude being a candidate for the 2025 elections,' says ex-Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo

'I don't exclude being a candidate for the 2025 elections,'...

In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo...

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'I don't exclude being a candidate for the 2025 elections': former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo

'I don't exclude being a candidate for the 2025 elections':...

In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo...

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Africa needs 50 billion dollars a year for climate change

Africa needs 50 billion dollars a year for climate change

Africa's glaciers could all be gone by 2040. The UN forecasts a grim toll for Africa...

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Africa needs 50 billion dollars a year for climate change - Eye on Africa

Africa needs 50 billion dollars a year for climate change...

Africa's glaciers could all be gone by 2040. The UN forecasts a grim toll for Africa...

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French troops shoot and kill woman while on anti-jihadist patrol in Mali

French troops shoot and kill woman while on anti-jihadist...

The French army said Tuesday its troops shot dead a woman while conducting an anti-jihadist...

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Taboo attached to breast cancer kills women in remote areas of Togo

Taboo attached to breast cancer kills women in remote areas...

The World Health Organization is marking the International Day against breast cancer...

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Chad has 'a vision, a plan and a political will to fight against cancer'

Chad has 'a vision, a plan and a political will to fight...

According to the World Health Organization, access to healthcare in Chad is still...

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Migrants stranded at the Libya-Tunisia border, a road in Ivory Coast turned to mud, and more

Migrants stranded at the Libya-Tunisia border, a road in...

This week on The Observers, a group of sub-Saharan migrants were left stranded in...

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'He died in my arms.' Twelve months on, a mother's agonizing wait to find out why her son died at Lekki toll gate

'He died in my arms.' Twelve months on, a mother's agonizing...

When Adesola heard about the shooting at the Lekki toll gate in Lagos on October...

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Ethiopia conducts air strikes on capital of Tigray region

Ethiopia conducts air strikes on capital of Tigray region

Ethiopia’s military launched air strikes on the capital of the war-battered Tigray...

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Ethiopia conducts ‘deadly’ air strikes on capital of Tigray region

Ethiopia conducts ‘deadly’ air strikes on capital of Tigray...

Ethiopia’s military launched air strikes on the capital of the war-battered Tigray...

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Army and civilian divisions deepen in Sudan - Eye on Africa

Army and civilian divisions deepen in Sudan - Eye on Africa

In tonight's edition: Pro-military protesters in Sudan want the civilian government...

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Army and civilian divisions deepen in Sudan

Army and civilian divisions deepen in Sudan

In tonight's edition: Pro-military protesters in Sudan want the civilian government...

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Ethiopia's Tigray region hit by airstrikes, eyewitness and local forces say

Ethiopia's Tigray region hit by airstrikes, eyewitness...

The capital of Ethiopia's war-torn Tigray region was hit by at least two airstrikes...

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Cambridge University to return Benin bronze to Nigeria in historic moment

Cambridge University to return Benin bronze to Nigeria...

Cambridge University is due to return a Nigerian artifact looted during a British...

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Former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo launches new political party

Former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo launches new political...

Former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo launched a new political party Saturday,...

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Thousands of Sudanese protesters demand dissolution of transitional government

Thousands of Sudanese protesters demand dissolution of...

Thousands of pro-military protesters rallied in central Khartoum Saturday, vowing...

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South African ministers held hostage during meeting with veterans

South African ministers held hostage during meeting with...

We start the show with the latest from Pretoria. Three ministers have been freed...

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WHO unveils action plan to prevent sex abuse after DR Congo scandal

WHO unveils action plan to prevent sex abuse after DR Congo...

The World Health Organization on Friday unveiled part of its zero tolerance plan...

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Togolese women increasingly targeted by cyber bullies

Togolese women increasingly targeted by cyber bullies

Togolese women say they're fending off more sexist cyberbullying than ever before....

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CNN speaks with director of documentary banned in Kenya

CNN speaks with director of documentary banned in Kenya

CNN's Larry Madowo and Eleni Giokos speak with Peter Murimi, writer, director and...

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Leprosy seen in wild chimpanzees for the first time

Leprosy seen in wild chimpanzees for the first time

Leprosy has been identified in wild chimpanzees for the first time, according to...

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Senegalese homes erased by the sea

Senegalese homes erased by the sea

In northern senegal a sea barrier is being thrown up  in the hopes of holding back...

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Togolese women increasingly targetted by cyber bullies

Togolese women increasingly targetted by cyber bullies

Togolese women say that they're fending off more sexist cyber bullying than ever...

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Colonial past: Women taken from their Congolese mothers sue Belgian state

Colonial past: Women taken from their Congolese mothers...

In tonight's edition: Five mixed raced women taken from their mothers in DR congo...

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Across Africa | Togolese women increasingly targetted by cyber bullies

Across Africa | Togolese women increasingly targetted by...

Togolese women say that they're fending off more sexist cyber bullying than ever...

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Across Africa | Senegalese homes erased by the sea

Across Africa | Senegalese homes erased by the sea

In northern senegal a sea barrier is being thrown up  in the hopes of holding back...

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South African defence minister briefly held by veterans

South African defence minister briefly held by veterans

South Africa’s Minister of Defence Thandi Modise was briefly held by veterans and...

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Leader of Islamic State West Africa is dead, Nigeria’s top general says

Leader of Islamic State West Africa is dead, Nigeria’s...

Nigeria’s top general said on Thursday that Abu Musab al-Barnawi, leader of the...

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A last-ditch effort to save the South African language of Nluu

A last-ditch effort to save the South African language...

In South Africa, Katrina Esau is the world's last fluent speaker of Nluu, the language...

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Women's 10km world record holder Agnes Tirop stabbed to death in Kenya

Women's 10km world record holder Agnes Tirop stabbed to...

Kenyan distance runner Agnes Tirop, a two-times World Championship bronze medallist,...

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French forces begin northern Mali drawdown: 'The idea is not to create a vacuum'

French forces begin northern Mali drawdown: 'The idea is...

France has begun to withdraw troops from its northernmost Malian bases, part of...

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Olympic world-record holding runner Tirop found stabbed to death in Kenya

Olympic world-record holding runner Tirop found stabbed...

Kenyan distance runner Agnes Tirop, a two-times World Championship bronze medallist,...

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French forces prepare to close bases in Mali

French forces prepare to close bases in Mali

In tonight's edition: We head to northern Mali as French forces prepare to close...

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Kenyan world record holder Agnes Tirop found dead following alleged stabbing

Kenyan world record holder Agnes Tirop found dead following...

Kenyan long-distance runner Agnes Tirop, who represented her country at the recent...

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'Nature is not a commodity': Can the world learn from indigenous food systems, before they are lost?

'Nature is not a commodity': Can the world learn from indigenous...

Indigenous food systems preserve 80% of the world's biodiversity. But they are under...

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French soldier killed in Mali ‘accident’, defence minister says

French soldier killed in Mali ‘accident’, defence minister...

A French soldier has died during a maintenance operation in northern Mali, Defence...

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Algeria court sentences brother of former president Bouteflika to jail time

Algeria court sentences brother of former president Bouteflika...

The powerful younger brother of deposed late Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika was...

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UN court gives Somalia most of sea zone claimed by Kenya

UN court gives Somalia most of sea zone claimed by Kenya

In tonight's edition: Somalia comes out on top in its sea border row with Kenya. The...

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'Days without eating': Madagascar sees world's first 'climate change famine'

'Days without eating': Madagascar sees world's first 'climate...

Madgascar is experiencing what the UN has called the world's first "climate change...

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'Days without eating': World's first 'climate change famine' hits Madagascar

'Days without eating': World's first 'climate change famine'...

Madgascar's is experiencing what the UN has called the world's first "climate change...

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Accused former president Compaoré's absence at murder trial is a 'shame', Sankara's widow says

Accused former president Compaoré's absence at murder trial...

Thomas Sankara's widow, Mariam Sankara, fled to Burkina Faso with her two children...

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Sankara murder trial: Compaoré's absence is a 'shame', Sankara's widow tells FRANCE 24

Sankara murder trial: Compaoré's absence is a 'shame',...

Thomas Sankara's widow, Mariam Sankara, had to flee Burkina Faso with her two children...

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Long-awaited Sankara murder trial postponed until October 25

Long-awaited Sankara murder trial postponed until October...

In tonight's edition: The trial into the murder of Burkina Faso's former president...

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Long-awaited trial into Sankara's murder postponed until October 25

Long-awaited trial into Sankara's murder postponed until...

In tonight's edition: The trial into the murder of Burkina Faso's former president...

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Long-awaited trial over murder of Thomas Sankara postponed to October 25

Long-awaited trial over murder of Thomas Sankara postponed...

In tonight's edition: The trial over the murder of Burkina Faso's former president...

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Trial over murder of Thomas Sankara opens in Burkina Faso

Trial over murder of Thomas Sankara opens in Burkina Faso

The trial of 14 people accused of plotting to assassinate Burkina Faso's former...

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Long awaited trial over murder of Thomas Sankara postponed to Oct. 25th

Long awaited trial over murder of Thomas Sankara postponed...

In tonight's edition: The trial over the murder of Burkina Faso's former president...

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Suspects face trial in 1987 murder of ‘African Che Guevara’ Thomas Sankara

Suspects face trial in 1987 murder of ‘African Che Guevara’...

Fourteen suspects will go on trial for the murder of Thomas Sankara, Burkina Faso’s...

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Suspects go on trial for 1987 murder of ‘African Che Guevara’ Thomas Sankara

Suspects go on trial for 1987 murder of ‘African Che Guevara’...

Fourteen suspects went on trial Monday for the murder of Thomas Sankara, Burkina...

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Ethiopian army launches ground offensive on Tigray forces, rebel group says

Ethiopian army launches ground offensive on Tigray forces,...

Ethiopia's national army launched a ground offensive against forces from the rebellious...

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Tunisia's president names new government, 11 weeks after power grab

Tunisia's president names new government, 11 weeks after...

Tunisia named a new government on Monday, 11 weeks after President Kais Saied ousted...

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Tunisia's president names new govt 11 weeks after power grab

Tunisia's president names new govt 11 weeks after power...

Tunisia's President Kais Saied has appointed a new government by decree, 11 weeks...

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He's the most popular man on TikTok. And he doesn't say a word

He's the most popular man on TikTok. And he doesn't say...

When Italy first went into a coronavirus lockdown last year, Khabane Lame had just...

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Ethiopia used airlines to transport weapons during Tigray conflict

Ethiopia used airlines to transport weapons during Tigray...

New CNN investigation has discovered Ethiopian government used flagship airlines...

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CNN anchor: Why are you pushing a bill that would legalize hate?

CNN anchor: Why are you pushing a bill that would legalize...

CNN's Larry Madowo speaks to Ghanaian MP Sam George about the anti-LGBTQ draft bill...

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Murder trial of ‘African Che Guevara’ Thomas Sankara to finally begin

Murder trial of ‘African Che Guevara’ Thomas Sankara to...

The murder trial of Thomas Sankara, Burkina Faso’s iconic “father of the revolution”,...

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Murder trial of ‘African Che Guevera’ Thomas Sankara to finally begin

Murder trial of ‘African Che Guevera’ Thomas Sankara to...

The murder trial of Thomas Sankara, Burkina Faso’s iconic “father of the revolution”,...

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‘The revolution is not dead’: Thousands rally against Tunisian President Saied

‘The revolution is not dead’: Thousands rally against Tunisian...

More than 5,000 Tunisians rallied on Sunday against a presidential power grab in...

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Colombian nun freed four years after being kidnapped by Mali jihadists

Colombian nun freed four years after being kidnapped by...

A Franciscan nun from Colombia kidnapped by jihadists in Mali more than four years...

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Colombian nun freed after more than four years held hostage by Mali jihadists

Colombian nun freed after more than four years held hostage...

A Franciscan nun from Colombia kidnapped by jihadists in Mali more than four years...

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Africa-France summit: Macron confronts youth on hopes and frustrations

Africa-France summit: Macron confronts youth on hopes and...

In tonight's edition, we're coming to you from Montpellier where a special summit...

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Over 100 dead or missing after makeshift vessel sinks in DR Congo

Over 100 dead or missing after makeshift vessel sinks in...

More than 100 people are believed dead or missing in the sinking of a makeshift...

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AFRICA - FRANCE SUMMIT : President Macron confronts youth on hopes and frustrations

AFRICA - FRANCE SUMMIT : President Macron confronts youth...

In tonight's edition, we're coming to you from Montpellier where a special summit...

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Macron seeks to rejuvenate relationship with Africa at summit

Macron seeks to rejuvenate relationship with Africa at...

French President Emmanuel Macron has invited hundreds of young people hailing from...

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Several migrants shot dead at Libyan detention centre

Several migrants shot dead at Libyan detention centre

Guards shot dead six migrants at an overcrowded Tripoli detention facility on Friday,...

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Macron addresses grievances of young Africans at revamped summit

Macron addresses grievances of young Africans at revamped...

President Emmanuel Macron vowed Friday a full reckoning with the legacy of colonialism...

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Macron confronts anger and impatience of young Africans at revamped summit

Macron confronts anger and impatience of young Africans...

President Emmanuel Macron vowed Friday a full reckoning with the legacy of colonialism...

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Two decades on, Sierra Leone still scarred by civil war

Two decades on, Sierra Leone still scarred by civil war

Between 1991 and 2002, the small West African nation of Sierra Leone was ravaged...

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Alice Nkom, Cameroon’s tireless defender of LGBTQ rights

Alice Nkom, Cameroon’s tireless defender of LGBTQ rights

The first female lawyer in Cameroon, Alice Nkom, has made it her life’s work to...

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Sierra Leone abolishes 'inhumane' death penalty

Sierra Leone abolishes 'inhumane' death penalty

Sierra Leone's President Julius Maada Bio on Friday signed a bill abolishing the...

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Africa-France summit: Reinventing the relationship between the continent and Paris

Africa-France summit: Reinventing the relationship between...

Citizen engagement, entrepreneurship and innovation, higher education, culture and...

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Africa-France Summit: 'Less about assistance and more about investment'

Africa-France Summit: 'Less about assistance and more about...

The Africa-France Summit kicks off in Montpellier, hosted by French President Emmanuel...

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LIVE: Macron seeks to rejuvenate relationship with Africa at revamped summit

LIVE: Macron seeks to rejuvenate relationship with Africa...

French President Emmanuel Macron has invited hundreds of young people hailing from...

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Macron seeks to rejuvenate relationship with Africa at revamped summit

Macron seeks to rejuvenate relationship with Africa at...

French President Emmanuel Macron has invited hundreds of young people hailing from...

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Africa-France summit: Fresh voices and ideas for a new balance of power

Africa-France summit: Fresh voices and ideas for a new...

France is trying to reshape its relationship with Africa. It’s all about new generations,...

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African scientists' historic malaria breakthrough celebrated by peers

African scientists' historic malaria breakthrough celebrated...

The World Health Organization's decision to recommend the widespread use of a long-awaited...

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Security forces rescue nearly 200 kidnap victims in northwest Nigeria

Security forces rescue nearly 200 kidnap victims in northwest...

Nigerian security forces have rescued nearly 200 kidnap victims during raids on...

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Tanzanian writer Abdulrazak Gurnah wins Nobel Prize in Literature

Tanzanian writer Abdulrazak Gurnah wins Nobel Prize in...

We start the show with news from Stockholm. Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah...

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Abdulrazak Gurnah wins Nobel Prize in literature

Abdulrazak Gurnah wins Nobel Prize in literature

The Nobel Prize in literature has been awarded to the novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah,...

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WHO makes history endorsing first malaria vaccine

WHO makes history endorsing first malaria vaccine

The World Health Organization has endorsed use of the world's first malaria vaccine...

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How far will it go? Mali summons French ambassador as row deepens

How far will it go? Mali summons French ambassador as row...

Bamako has summoned the former colonial power's ambassador after Emmanuel Macron...

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WHO recommends use of first malaria vaccine for children

WHO recommends use of first malaria vaccine for children

On tonight's show we talk to WHO's Global Malaria Programme, as the organisation...

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WHO backs rollout of world's first malaria vaccine for children in Africa

WHO backs rollout of world's first malaria vaccine for...

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday the only approved vaccine...

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Ethiopia used its flagship commercial airline to transport weapons during war in Tigray

Ethiopia used its flagship commercial airline to transport...

Ethiopia's government has used the country's flagship commercial airline to shuttle...

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Ndakasi, beloved mountain gorilla whose photobomb went viral, dies aged 14

Ndakasi, beloved mountain gorilla whose photobomb went...

Ndakasi, a mountain gorilla whose image went viral when she photobombed her caretaker's...

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Mali’s foreign ministry summons French ambassador to protest Macron comments

Mali’s foreign ministry summons French ambassador to protest...

Mali's foreign ministry summoned France's ambassador to Bamako on Tuesday over comments...

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Mali's foreign ministry summons French ambassador to protest Macron comments

Mali's foreign ministry summons French ambassador to protest...

Mali's foreign ministry summoned France's ambassador to Bamako on Tuesday over comments...

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Libyan lawmakers postpone parliamentary elections until January

Libyan lawmakers postpone parliamentary elections until...

Libya’s legislative elections have been postponed until January, the country’s eastern-based...

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Facebook 'troll farms' play outsized role in Madagascar's politics

Facebook 'troll farms' play outsized role in Madagascar's...

In Madagascar, some of the country's highest authorities are accused of bankrolling...

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Pandora Papers: African leaders exposed in offshore assets scandal

Pandora Papers: African leaders exposed in offshore assets...

In tonight's edition: The leaders of Kenya, Congo Brazzaville and Gabon are amongst...

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Embedded with Rwandan troops fighting jihadists in Mozambique

Embedded with Rwandan troops fighting jihadists in Mozambique

Rwanda was the first African country to send troops to support the Mozambican army...

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UN probe reveals crimes against humanity and war crimes in Libya

UN probe reveals crimes against humanity and war crimes...

Investigators commissioned by the United Nations' top human rights body to examine...

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Ethiopian parliament confirms Abiy Ahmed as prime minister

Ethiopian parliament confirms Abiy Ahmed as prime minister

Ethiopia's parliament confirmed incumbent Abiy Ahmed as prime minister for a five-year...

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Architect on plans to bring home famous artifacts looted by British Empire

Architect on plans to bring home famous artifacts looted...

CNN's Larry Madowo speaks with award-winning architect and designer Sir David Adjaye...

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Tani Adewumi: How chess changed the fortunes of 11-year-old prodigy and his family

Tani Adewumi: How chess changed the fortunes of 11-year-old...

When Tanitoluwa "Tani" Adewumi mulls his next move on a chessboard, his instinct...

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South Africa eases Covid-19 restrictions as president expands vaccination campaign

South Africa eases Covid-19 restrictions as president expands...

In tonight's edition: we take a look at the Covid-19 situation in South Africa....

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Thousands rally for Tunisian president Saied as power grab divides country

Thousands rally for Tunisian president Saied as power grab...

More than 5,000 demonstrators showed support on Sunday throughout Tunisia for President...

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Thousands rally in support of Tunisian president Saied as power grab divides country

Thousands rally in support of Tunisian president Saied...

More than 5,000 demonstrators showed support on Sunday throughout Tunisia for President...

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Twitter says it is 'continuing to engage' with the Nigerian government as they discuss lifting ban

Twitter says it is 'continuing to engage' with the Nigerian...

During a nationwide broadcast to mark 61 years of Nigeria's independence, President...

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South Africa eases restrictions as President expands vaccination campaign

South Africa eases restrictions as President expands vaccination...

Tonight we take a look at the Covid-19 situation in South Africa. The country is...

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Guinea swears in coup leader Mamady Doumbouya as interim president

Guinea swears in coup leader Mamady Doumbouya as interim...

Guinea junta leader Mamady Doumbouya was inaugurated as interim president on Friday...

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The victims of Sudan's thirst for oil

The victims of Sudan's thirst for oil

In Sudan’s West Kordofan state, which contains one of the country's largest oil...

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Guinea coup leader Mamady Doumbouya sworn in as interim president

Guinea coup leader Mamady Doumbouya sworn in as interim...

Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, who led last month's coup in Guinea, was sworn in as interim...

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Mali receives Russian helicopters and weapons, lauds Moscow 'partnership'

Mali receives Russian helicopters and weapons, lauds Moscow...

A cargo plane delivered four helicopters, weapons and ammunition from Russia to...

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UN reports ‘unprecedented’ malnutrition in Tigray amid ‘indications of siege’

UN reports ‘unprecedented’ malnutrition in Tigray amid...

The UN warned of "unprecedented" malnutrition among pregnant and lactating women...

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Nigeria delays launch of central bank-backed eNaira digital currency

Nigeria delays launch of central bank-backed eNaira digital...

Nigeria has delayed the launch of its eNaira digital currency, initially planned...

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Vaccine inequality is a 'global crisis' says UN official

Vaccine inequality is a 'global crisis' says UN official

President Joe Biden has pledged to significantly increase the amount of Covid-19...

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He ran for president 5 times and lost. Why sixth time was different

He ran for president 5 times and lost. Why sixth time was...

CNN's Larry Madowo speaks to Zambian President Hakaine Hichilema about why he succeeded...

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Top UN officials expelled amid Tigray Aid Crisis

Top UN officials expelled amid Tigray Aid Crisis

In tonight's edition: Ethiopia decides to expel seven high-ranking UN officials....

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Top UN officials expelled amid Tigray Aid Crisis - Eye on Africa

Top UN officials expelled amid Tigray Aid Crisis - Eye...

In tonight's edition: Ethiopia decides to expel seven high-ranking UN officials....

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France hits back at claim it is 'abandoning' Mali by withdrawing troops

France hits back at claim it is 'abandoning' Mali by withdrawing...

France hit back on Monday at the Malian prime minister's "indecent" and "unacceptable"...

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Tunisia's president names Bouden first woman PM, asks her to form govt

Tunisia's president names Bouden first woman PM, asks her...

Tunisia's president named a geologist with little government experience as prime...

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'Negligence' by WHO staff to blame for sexual abuse in DRC, independent commission says

'Negligence' by WHO staff to blame for sexual abuse in...

Independent investigators mandated by the World Health Organization (WHO) to probe...

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Photos of arms seizure circulate on Facebook with France implicated

Photos of arms seizure circulate on Facebook with France...

Several photos showing an arms seizure in Burkina Faso are circulating on Facebook....

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Dozens killed in attacks in northwest Nigeria

Dozens killed in attacks in northwest Nigeria

Gunmen have killed dozens of people in two separate attacks in Nigeria. Villagers...

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WHO 'horrified' at sexual exploitation by aid workers in DR Congo

WHO 'horrified' at sexual exploitation by aid workers in...

In tonight's edition:  An independent probe finds that more than 80 aid workers,...

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Rwandan essential oils: A booming export trade

Rwandan essential oils: A booming export trade

Traditionally, the hills of eastern Rwanda were a place for growing coffee, sweet...

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Opposition parties pull out of Ethiopia's elections

Opposition parties pull out of Ethiopia's elections

In tonight's edition: On the eve of delayed elections in Ethiopia, some voters in...

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France honours soldier killed in anti-terror operation in Mali

France honours soldier killed in anti-terror operation...

President Emmanuel Macron led a solemn tribute on Wednesday to French soldier Maxime...

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Fighting for human rights in Ethiopia despite the odds

Fighting for human rights in Ethiopia despite the odds

How do you investigate human rights abuses in your own country as a civil war rages...

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'When peace kills politics': The pitfalls of peacemaking in the Sudans

'When peace kills politics': The pitfalls of peacemaking...

When the international community gets involved to try to sort out a country, does...

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Mali junta’s sovereignty push arouses hope, fear amid troubled anti-jihadist struggle

Mali junta’s sovereignty push arouses hope, fear amid troubled...

Mali’s military-dominated government has vociferously emphasised its national sovereignty...

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Ethiopia to expel senior UN staff following criticism of Tigray aid blockade

Ethiopia to expel senior UN staff following criticism of...

Ethiopia said Thursday it would expel seven senior UN officials for "meddling" in...

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EU court cancels Morocco trade deals over Western Sahara dispute

EU court cancels Morocco trade deals over Western Sahara...

The European Union's top court on Wednesday annulled the 27-country bloc's approval...

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Morocco, Algeria slam France's 'unjustified' decision to slash visas

Morocco, Algeria slam France's 'unjustified' decision to...

Morocco and Algeria have expressed their dismay at France's decision to reduce the...

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Blinken defends US leadership at UN as Biden administration wrestles with foreign policy crises

Blinken defends US leadership at UN as Biden administration...

Secretary of State Antony Blinken defended US leadership at the United Nations on...

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Paul Rusesabagina of 'Hotel Rwanda' fame sentenced to 25 years on terrorism charges

Paul Rusesabagina of 'Hotel Rwanda' fame sentenced to 25...

Paul Rusesabagina, who inspired the film 'Hotel Rwanda,' has been convicted of terrorism...

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Bushmeat poaching is on the rise in Kenya as Covid hunger drives hunt for antelopes and giraffes

Bushmeat poaching is on the rise in Kenya as Covid hunger...

Kenya's wide-open, postcard-perfect savannah is dotted with acacia trees in every...

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Biafra separatist movement resurfaces in unlikely place

Biafra separatist movement resurfaces in unlikely place

Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation, has been crippled by multiple crises, including...

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For some Kenyans, a precious resource becomes a food source

For some Kenyans, a precious resource becomes a food source

In southern Kenya, the coronavirus pandemic has had a devastating economic impact,...

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South Africa mulls vaccine passports as Covid-19 restrictions are eased

South Africa mulls vaccine passports as Covid-19 restrictions...

South Africa will start to ease several Covid-19 restrictions as infection rates...

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'Overwhelming support': Professor breaks down why Tunisians back 'coup'

'Overwhelming support': Professor breaks down why Tunisians...

CNN's Lynda Kinkade speaks with Safwan Masri, Executive Vice President for Global...

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See hero's welcome Tunisian medalist receives for stunning Olympic win

See hero's welcome Tunisian medalist receives for stunning...

Tunisia gave a hero's welcome to swimmer Ahmed Hafnaoui, who stunned the world by...

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Schools in Nigerian state shut after mass kidnapping of students by gunmen

Schools in Nigerian state shut after mass kidnapping of...

Schools in Nigeria's northwestern Zamfara State have been ordered closed after scores...

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Ivory Coast suspends TV presenter who asked guest to simulate rape

Ivory Coast suspends TV presenter who asked guest to simulate...

A television presenter in Ivory Coast was suspended on Tuesday for 30 days after...

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Expert: This lets Zambian president decide who votes and who doesn't

Expert: This lets Zambian president decide who votes and...

Judd Devermont of the Center for Strategic and International Studies talks to CNN's...

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Tanzania female footballers react after President's remarks about 'flat-chested' players

Tanzania female footballers react after President's remarks...

Tanzania's women football team have reacted following comments from Tanzania's female...

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All students and staff at Afghanistan's only girls' boarding school flee to Rwanda

All students and staff at Afghanistan's only girls' boarding...

Afghanistan's only girls' boarding school has evacuated dozens of students and staff...

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Women-led production company in Kenya empowers children through animated series

Women-led production company in Kenya empowers children...

With "Super Sema," Clara Njeru and the Kukua production company are showing African...

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Zambia's opposition leader wins landslide election as young people turnout in huge numbers

Zambia's opposition leader wins landslide election as young...

Zambian President Edgar Lungu has officially conceded to opposition leader Hakainde...

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African countries to receive six million Johnson and Johnson vaccines, the African Union says

African countries to receive six million Johnson and Johnson...

Around six million doses of the single-shot Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine...

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Nigeria's social media comedians are making laughter pay

Nigeria's social media comedians are making laughter pay

In Nigeria, Africa's most populous country, an emerging crop of young comics are...

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Ethiopia is at war with itself. Here's what you need to know about the conflict

Ethiopia is at war with itself. Here's what you need to...

When Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2019,...

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Once considered a 'city disease,' Zimbabwe's rural areas are being hit hard by Covid, and panic has set in

Once considered a 'city disease,' Zimbabwe's rural areas...

Pauline Chinyandura adjusts her face mask as she rushes to serve lunch to a group...

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Armed men stormed her school in a kidnapping raid. Then she found her family in her captors' hideout

Armed men stormed her school in a kidnapping raid. Then...

Habiba Iliyasu, 15, was asleep in her school dormitory in northwestern Nigeria when...

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How synesthesia helps Ghanaian artist Prince Gyasi turn his work into 'color therapy'

How synesthesia helps Ghanaian artist Prince Gyasi turn...

Paint, or pixels? That's the question that Prince Gyasi wants you to ask when you...

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Why can't Nigeria protect its children from Boko Haram?

Why can't Nigeria protect its children from Boko Haram?

It was a kidnapping as brazen as it was unexpected.

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Africa's most populous city is battling floods and rising seas. It may soon be unlivable, experts warn

Africa's most populous city is battling floods and rising...

Cars and houses submerged in water, commuters wading through buses knee-high in...

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See inside Ugandan ICU dealing with a surge in Covid patients

See inside Ugandan ICU dealing with a surge in Covid patients

Covid-19 cases in Uganda were up 137% this week, the second straight week of a triple-digit...

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My uncle died of Covid-19 before he could get a vaccine in Kenya, and I got mine in a US drugstore. This is what vaccine inequality looks like

My uncle died of Covid-19 before he could get a vaccine...

Every time I see a call from home, my heart sinks. I always fear that they're ringing...

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Delta variant has spiked Covid-19 deaths in Africa by 80% in one month, WHO says

Delta variant has spiked Covid-19 deaths in Africa by 80%...

Coronavirus deaths in Africa rose rapidly over the past month, as fatalities surged...

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Nigerian digital artists are making a mark with NFTs

Nigerian digital artists are making a mark with NFTs

Nigerian art creators are leveraging the art world's shift to the digital world...

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Meet the Nigerian artist illustrating the human experience with a ballpoint pen

Meet the Nigerian artist illustrating the human experience...

From a distance, Jacqueline Suowari's larger-than-life portraits look like monochromatic...

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Sexual violence against women and girls in Ethiopia's Tigray region amount to war crimes, Amnesty says

Sexual violence against women and girls in Ethiopia's Tigray...

Troops and militias aligned with the Ethiopian government have subjected hundreds...

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Rwanda President Paul Kagame says 'we must not excuse or accept mediocrity' after Arsenal beaten by Brentford

Rwanda President Paul Kagame says 'we must not excuse or...

The reviews are in for Arsenal's performance against Brentford in the English Premier...

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Sudan to hand ex-President Omar al-Bashir to ICC

Sudan to hand ex-President Omar al-Bashir to ICC

The Sudanese government will hand Omar al-Bashir over to the International Criminal...

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'Misfit' Ghanaian artist Kojo Marfo finds a home among London's elite

'Misfit' Ghanaian artist Kojo Marfo finds a home among...

The JD Malat Gallery in London's Mayfair is everything you'd expect an exclusive...

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Influential tech CEO Rebecca Enonchong detained in Cameroon

Influential tech CEO Rebecca Enonchong detained in Cameroon

Rebecca Enonchong, a Cameroonian tech entrepreneur, has been arrested and brought...

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Netflix first original series from Nigeria drops highly anticipated trailer

Netflix first original series from Nigeria drops highly...

It is one of the most anticipated Nollywood films of all time and the trailer for...

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Wildfire rips through Algeria, killing 65 people including soldiers

Wildfire rips through Algeria, killing 65 people including...

Forest fires in Algeria killed 65 people on Tuesday, including 28 soldiers deployed...

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Social media and messaging apps appear to be shutdown in Zambia on election day, Facebook says

Social media and messaging apps appear to be shutdown in...

Social media and messaging apps, including Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Twitter,...

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Eliud Kipchoge: Marathon world record holder has 'the qualities of an ascetic monk'

Eliud Kipchoge: Marathon world record holder has 'the qualities...

When filmmakers were invited to document Eliud Kipchoge's second attempt to run...

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Second Nigerian "Chibok girl" freed in a week seven years after abduction

Second Nigerian "Chibok girl" freed in a week seven years...

A second young woman abducted seven years ago from the town of Chibok by Boko Haram...

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These African athletes made history at Tokyo 2020

These African athletes made history at Tokyo 2020

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics provided plenty of highlights and historical moments, many...

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Cameroonian tech entrepreneur Rebecca Enonchong says charges have been dropped

Cameroonian tech entrepreneur Rebecca Enonchong says charges...

Cameroonian tech entrepreneur Rebecca Enonchong, who was arrested earlier this week,...

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Eliud Kipchoge is the 'greatest of all time ... in any sport,' says leading performance coach

Eliud Kipchoge is the 'greatest of all time ... in any...

After winning the men's Olympic marathon at Tokyo 2020, Eliud Kipchoge disarmingly...