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UN Secretary-General António Guterres has urged authorities in the Central African Republic (CAR) to spare no effort in investigating the “unacceptable attack” earlier this week by the presidential guard against a vehicle from the UN mission in the country, MINUSCA.

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Ongoing fighting across several states in Ethiopia is hampering humanitarian efforts.

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Here are three reasons why Ethiopia is still at war, a year since the conflict began in the northern region of Tigray.

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The Netflix series "Colin in Black and White" explores the activist and former NFL player’s unique struggles coming to terms with his Blackness in white spaces.

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Ruggs was cut by the team after he allegedly drove drunk at high speed into a woman's car, killing her.

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Damon Galgut wins the prestigious literary award at the third attempt with his novel The Promise.

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Watch the moment South African author Damon Galgut won the Booker Prize for fiction for The Promise.

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The former Chicago Bulls star sidekick just took a leading role in insulting his legendary teammate.

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Health workers in Cameroon are fighting a cholera outbreak that claimed 13 lives this week in two major cities of the central African state. The outbreak, which has affected several hundred people, comes as Cameroon prepares to host the African Football Cup of Nations, or AFCON, in about two months.

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The death toll from the collapse of a high-rise building in an upscale area of Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos has risen to 36, the emergency services said Thursday.

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Ethiopia Thursday marks the one-year anniversary of brutal fighting between government forces and regional Amhara militiamen aligned with Eritrean forces against rebels in the northern Tigray region. Now, Tigrayan forces say they are advancing on the capital, Addis Ababa, and that it could fall within months or even weeks.

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Ethiopia Thursday marks the one-year anniversary of brutal fighting between government forces and regional Amhara militiamen aligned with Eritrean forces against rebels in the northern Tigray region. Now, Tigrayan forces say they are advancing on the capital, Addis Ababa, and that it could fall within months or even weeks.

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Environmentalists in Zimbabwe are reacting angrily to President Emmerson Mnangagwa's address at the COP26 conference, where he pledged his government's fight against deforestation and climate change. Environmentalists say the government is busy dishing out land to companies, mainly Chinese, to mine coal for energy use, which COP26 wants phased out.

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The Tour du Faso, a 10-day bicycle race through the conflict-stricken West African country of Burkina Faso, began in the southern city of Banfora on October 29. One Burkinabe rider hopes to build on his Summer Olympics performance and secure victory despite security concerns.

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Rebels advance towards the capital, while Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed vows to "bury his enemies".

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The State Department says U.S. Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa Jeffrey Feltman will travel to Ethiopia on Thursday and Friday, after rebel forces from the northern Tigray region said they were moving toward the capital and the government in Addis Ababa declared a state of emergency.

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The judge's decision leaves just one Black juror and 11 white jurors in the murder trial over Ahmaud Arbery's death.

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In tonight's edition: World leaders pledge more support for the continent, a continent which has contributed the least to climate change but bears the brunt of rising temperatures and environmental disasters.  And France's oldest and most prestigious literary prize is won by a Sub-Saharan African writer for the first time.

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In tonight's edition: France's oldest and most prestigious literary prize is won by a Sub-Saharan African writer for the first time. Senegal's Mohamed Mbougar Sarr impressed the judges with his novel "The Most Secret Memory of Men".

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Here's a look at what U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and other top diplomats have been doing this week: Ethiopia The U.S. State Department raised the travel advisory for Ethiopia to Level 4 on Tuesday, asking Americans not to travel to the country because of "armed conflict, civil unrest, communications disruptions, crime, and the potential for terrorism and kidnapping in border areas.

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South African author Damon Galgut wins the prestigious literary award at the third attempt.

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Government forces were going to door to door in the Ethiopian capital, rounding up ethnic Tigrayans, members of the same ethnic group as the rebels closing in.

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“I found myself desperately yearning to see and speak to Stockard," the actor confessed in his upcoming memoir.

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Its foreign minister is "positive" in the case of a man wanted by the US over the 1988 plane bombing.

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