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"What made me personally start activism was the fact that I went to the richest school, one of the richest schools in the entire continent, St.

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Flight MS804, from Paris to Cairo, crashed into the Mediterranean Sea on May 19, 2016, killing all 66 people on board

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The Ethiopian government on thursday denied claims of the announcement of the withdrawal of the Tigrayan forces.

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Thami Mazibuko relocated back to Soweto six years ago, he noticed the lack of libraries in the township. In 2018 he started the Soweto Book Café as a space where he could advance literacy and "provide the community with access to books and information".

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Senegal will further support low-income families hit by the tough socio-economic situation. The government announced it would back more than 540,000 poor households.

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A three-day ministerial conference in Cameroon, which ended Wednesday, saw the UNHCR and seven central African states vow to come up with additional solutions for Central Africans who’ve fled their homes because of crises.

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Somalia's parliament elected a veteran politician as speaker of the lower house in a drawn-out process that concluded in the early hours on Thursday, as the fragile nation edges closer to holding a delayed presidential vote.

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Incorporated in 1885, Princeville, North Carolina, claims the distinction of being the oldest town in the nation chartered by African-Americans. But Princeville is vulnerable to flooding and experts say climate change will only bring stronger and more frequent storms

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US President Joe Biden asked Congress on Thursday for an additional $33 billion to help Ukraine fend off Russia's invasion.

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As climate change, population growth, and conflict constrain agricultural productivity, Genetically Modified (GM) crops as being touted as the solution to ensuring food security

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The police in Morocco have arrested several people at a cafe in the megacity of Casablanca on suspicion of failing to observe the Ramadan fast, which is penalised by Moroccan law, local media reported.

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The Moroccan police announced a record seizure of more than 31 tonnes of cannabis in a warehouse near Tangier, in the north of the kingdom, and the arrest of a man, an official source said.

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Vice president Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue in a statement on Thursday said the country has also requested, "international collaboration to detect vessels illegally flying the Equatorial Guinea's flag.

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Two former leaders in Guinea have been jailed as corruption charges mount against those close to deposed President Alpha Conde since the September military coup in Conakry.

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says winning the Champions League would boost Sadio Mane's chances of victory in this year's Ballon d'Or

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi has pardoned over 3000 prisoners, including journalist Hossam Moniss, who was jailed for "spreading false news", authorities said on Wednesday.

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One of Ghana’s opposition political parties, The Convention People’s Party (CPP) has announced plans to rebury the country’s first president Dr. Kwame Nkrumah.

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Al Rayyan SC of Qatar defeated defending champions Al Hilal Saudi 2-0 in their final Group A match in the ACL Champions League in Riyadh on Wednesday.

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"With effective vaccines at hand and the experience of DRC health workers, we can now change the course of this new epidemic for the better,"

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Reported cases of measles have surged by nearly 80% worldwide in the first two months of the year, the World Health Organization and UNICEF announced Wednesday

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It is through a motorcycle that death came to the village of Abubakar Aliyu. In early April, dozens of gunmen burst in, shooting at random and chasing down residents in central Nigeria.

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North Kivu and Ituri have been under a state of siege since May 6 2021, a measure that has given full powers to army and police officers to run the administration and wage war against the more than 100 armed groups that have plagued eastern Congo for more than a quarter century.

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“We never knew where my father was taken, what I know is that they took our land, they looted everything we had.

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Almost a month into Zimbabwe’s 2022 tobacco selling season, one of the priorities is to fight deforestation and child labor. Africa’s biggest tobacco grower and one of the world's top exporters pledged to make the industry more sustainable.

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