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The story of a young Senegalese man captured in his village in 1917 to serve alongside the French in World War One has opened the 'Cannes Film Festival "

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South Africa was embroiled in a new racial flareup on Monday after a white student was filmed urinating on a black student's books and laptop at Stellenbosch University

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South Africa said Thursday it would review a decision to spend more than a million dollars on a flag project after public outrage

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For ILO’s new boss, Gilbert F. Houngbo, social protection is the ultimate solution that can mitigate effects of crises that are often inescapable.

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Laboratory tests show that the newly confirmed case is linked to a strain that was circulating in Pakistan, as was the case in Malawi, the WHO said

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The Nigerian police have arrested two men suspected of being behind the high-profile kidnapping of two dozen students in April 2021 in northwestern Nigeria, and the murder of five of them.

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A shipment of one and a half tonnes of smuggled ivory was seized last weekend and three suspected traffickers were arrested in Lubumbashi, in the south-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo,

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Videos circulating since Tuesday on social networks show a bloodied man being accosted by a crowd while hurling homophobic insults at him in a neighborhood of the capital Dakar

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An Egyptian court on Wednesday sentenced to death a man accused of stabbing a Coptic priest to death in the coastal city of Alexandria in April, a court source said.

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The UN Assistant Secretary-General for Africa told the Security Council that terrorism and insecurity continue to spread in the Sahel, devastating the lives of millions of people

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Striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has retired from international soccer, Panthers coach Patrice Neveu confirmed the news.

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A 16-member ECOWAS delegation has been in Ouagadougou since Tuesday, May 17 to continue its analysis of the national situation, government spokesman Lionel Bilgo said.

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For the first time, the new Special Representative of the UN Secretary General in the Central African Republic and head of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), Valentine Rugwabiza, address a press conference in Bangui.

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"We are quite pleased to have him around. At his age, doing such a great task, it is inspiring for us, even as a school and we are able to motivate the young aviators we have, those who are training in different levels be it PPL (Private Pilot License), CPL (Commercial Pilot License) .

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Around 15 assailants were killed during a "terrorist" attack last week in the north of Togo that also left eight soldiers dead, a minister said Wednesday.

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The lack of investment in Africa's oil and gas sector over the past few years has led to a sharp decline in production

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Bamako this week announced that it was quitting the G5 Sahel, after being blocked from assuming the group's rotating presidency. It blamed 'a state outside the region' for trying to foment divisions among the member states

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The atmosphere was tense and security forces were deployed around the court ahead of the verdict. The 3rd criminal court set a new ruling date on September 21st.

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Formerly reserved for blacks during the colonial period, it is in this neighbourhood where all the country's cultures mix. It is also where several of the main figures of the struggle for independence were born, starting with Samora Machel, the first Mozambican president

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France on Tuesday "regretted" Mali's departure from the regional Sahel organisation G5 Sahel, saying the decision compromised regional efforts to fight terrorism and reflected the "isolation" of the ruling junta in Bamako.

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From May 19 to June 21, the Biennale of Contemporary African Art will feature fifty-nine artists, including four collectives, from twenty-eight countries among which 16 African nations.

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The declaration on Wednesday, May 18 follows the confirmation of a child in the country's northeastern Tete province who got paralyzed by the disease, according to the World Health Organization WHO.

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It's now been a month since the miners - six Burkinabe, one Zambian and one Tanzanian - were trapped at the bottom of the Perkoa mine, after heavy rains caused a flood

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Senegalese police have commenced an investigation into an attack on a young man accused of being homosexual.

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