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President Macky Sall said the blaze broke out in a neonatal unit, but gave no further details.

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Victims of Yahya Jammeh, who ruled the West African country for 22 years, welcomed the announcement but said exactly how he will be brought to justice is not clear.

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The vessel carried about 100 people and had left from a Libyan port city.

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U.S. prosecutors said the settlement followed “a multiyear scheme to manipulate benchmarks used to set prices for oil at two of our country’s busiest ports.”

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Dismayed that victims of the incessant violence in Somalia’s capital were being rolled to hospitals on wooden carts and in wheelbarrows, a dentist decided to do something about it.

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Dismayed that victims of the incessant violence in Somalia’s capital were being rolled to hospitals on wooden carts and in wheelbarrows, a dentist decided to do something about it.

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When his baby boy was diagnosed with the illness, he made it his mission to combat it. He later took his expertise back to his native Ghana.

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The president also signed off on targeting about a dozen Shabab leaders in the war-torn country, from which Donald J. Trump largely withdrew in his final weeks in office.

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The militants of Al Shabab collect taxes, decide court cases and control the streets. Somalis ask, will a new government even matter?

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The militants of Al Shabab collect taxes, decide court cases and control the streets. Somalis ask, will a new government even matter?

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Climate change sharply increased the chances of catastrophic rains in the country’s east, a team of researchers has found.

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New reported cases in South Africa have increased 80 percent, from the average two weeks ago and deaths have increased 44 percent.

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Aspen Pharmacare, in South Africa, was licensed to produce the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. It was hailed as an answer to Africa’s struggle to get access to vaccines.

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The antiviral pills, plentiful in the United States, are scarce overseas. Health groups and the White House want to expand access but face obstacles that evoke the H.I.V. epidemic.

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The militants ambushed troops guarding a water-pumping facility, before fleeing to the desert in Northern Sinai.

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The apartheid era created all-white enclaves littered with anti-Black government propaganda and sheltered from the atrocities of apartheid.

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The city of Saint-Louis was shaped by Louis Faidherbe, a French governor who also led brutal military campaigns in West Africa. What to do with his legacy has divided Senegal.

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Elon Musk grew up in elite, nearly all white enclaves littered with anti-Black government propaganda and sheltered from the atrocities of apartheid.

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The spread of two newly discovered subvariants has doctors watching closely.

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“We come here to forget it all,” one young musician said during the daily end of the fast. “The heat, the electricity cuts, the protests. Here, at least, we can sing.”

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During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims break their daily fast with iftar, a meal that is shared with friends, families, and even strangers. In Sudan, people gathered for iftar in riverside villages, desert hurts and suburban streets.

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