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An app would let domestic workers accrue pay they’re owed — but in practice rarely get — to take sick days or care for loved ones.

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Nigerians welcome the return of artefacts - including Cambridge University's cockerel - looted in 1897.

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Pressure mounts on the military to restore civilian rule as international bodies respond.

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Nigeria loses thousands of doctors every year to Europe, North America, and the Middle East due to poor salaries, benefits, and working conditions back home. Nigerian health authorities are promising to improve compensation to stop the country’ medical brain drain but as Timothy Obiezu reports from Abuja, it may not be enough.

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"It's a journey," the Botswanan track star captioned a video that shows him working out with his training buddy.

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Sudanese security forces arrested demonstrators in Khartoum on Wednesday, including three leading pro-democracy activists, as the World Bank and African Union took steps to increase pressure on the leaders of Monday's military coup.

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Meet Amadou Krubally, the Gambian bidding to become his country's first Winter Olympian in 100 days' time.

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Despite the military takeover in Sudan on Monday, Nureldin Satti, Sudan’s ambassador to the United States, remains in his post and vows to continue working with U.S. officials. In an interview with VOA's Nabeel Biajo, Satti said that he rejects the military moves and is coordinating with Sudanese diplomats around the world to mount pressure on Sudan’s military leaders to restore the civilian-led government.

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The Committee to Protect Journalists says Sudanese military authorities on Tuesday arrested journalist Maher Abugoukh, a manager at Sudan state television, at his home in Khartoum. The military seized power in a coup on Monday.

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The Global Center on Adaptation says climate change will push 120 million people into extreme poverty by 2030, and a third of them will be Africans if nothing is done to mitigate its effects.

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Justin Welby says he is "gravely concerned" by a Ghanaian proposal that would punish people for being gay.

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A ceremony is being held at a Cambridge college to mark the official transfer of ownership.

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Ghana's parliament began considering a bill that would criminalise homosexuality and make advocating for LGBT people a crime. Human rights activists have sounded the alarm at plans to prosecute the LGBT community in a country already experiencing a wave of homophobia.

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"The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" spoof of the vaccine-refusing Brooklyn Nets star is “rated ‘M’ for maybe you should have just gotten vaccinated.”

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Pro-government Zimbabweans say sanctions imposed in 2003 and earlier by some Western nations, including the United States, because of election rigging and human rights abuses, are derailing the country economy’s recovery. The sanctions are a divisive issue among Zimbabweans.

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The U.N. refugee agency reports it has restarted a voluntary repatriation operation for thousands of refugees from the Central African Republic who were living in the Democratic Republic of Congo.  Over the past two years, the U.N.

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The general leading Sudan’s coup has vowed to usher the country to an elected government. But Abdel-Fattah Burhan has powerful allies, including Gulf nations and a feared Sudanese paramilitary commander, and he appears intent on keeping the military firmly in control.

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A former army private admitted at a trial on Tuesday that he had helped transport a hit squad to assassinate Burkina Faso's revolutionary leader, Thomas Sankara, 34 years ago.

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The generals fear they are at risk if civilian rule demands accountability, argues Alex de Waal.

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The actress tells the BBC that nations must start sharing jabs to help reach the WHO's vaccination goals.

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According to a new report, women and people of color are still a long way from reaching proportional representation as TV creators, writers and directors.

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Agnes Wanjiru was murdered nine years ago near a British army base in Kenya.

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The United States says it will review its support for an elite unit of the Somali National Army following its participation in a battle against a former ally in the fight against al-Shabab extremists.

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Former internationals Joseph-Antoine Bell and El Hadji Diouf praise Cameroon's stadia for January's Africa Cup of Nations.

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