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December 05, 2019
As 58 migrants drown off Africa, a call to stop smugglers
The drowning of at least 58 migrants in the Atlantic Ocean off Mauritania sent despair through tiny Gambia on Thursday while ...
December 05, 2019
UN says 58 migrants dead as boat capsizes off Mauritania
At least 58 people are dead after a boat carrying dozens of migrants capsized in the Atlantic Ocean off the West African ...
November 14, 2019
The barrier-breaking ‘Atlantics’ heralds Mati Diop’s arrival
Mati Diop has always lived in Paris but as a French-Senegalese woman whose family is from Dakar, she’s long been acutely ...
October 31, 2019
Leaked UN report shows failed investigation on sexual abuse
The United Nations botched its investigation into accusations of sexual abuse in Central African Republic, letting down ...
October 09, 2019
Measles outbreak kills more than 4,000 in Congo this year
More than 4,000 people have died in Congo this year in the world's largest measles outbreak, the United Nations children's ...
October 04, 2019
NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even ...
September 30, 2019
Senegal president pardons political rival ex-mayor
Senegal's president has pardoned one of his main political rivals, the former mayor of Dakar, who was jailed in 2018 on ...
September 05, 2019
Greece beats New Zealand for final spot in 2nd round of WCup
Greece is headed to the second round of the World Cup after beating New Zealand 103-97 on Thursday in a showdown between ...
September 03, 2019
Ingles 1 assist short of triple-double as Australia advances
Australia showed it can do damage by ending the Americans' 78-game winning streak in a warm-up game just over a week ago.
August 28, 2019
Africa is the 'fire continent' but blazes differ from Amazon
As the world has watched with fear and fascination the fires burning in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, satellite images show a ...
August 23, 2019
Report: West, Central Africa violence closes 9,000 schools
Fourteen-year-old Hussaini said he first heard screaming. Then people fired guns, shooting at and killing at least one of his ...
August 20, 2019
Burkina Faso president says extremists kill 24 soldiers
An attack by extremists in Burkina Faso's northern province has killed at least 24 soldiers, one of the deadliest attacks on ...
July 02, 2019
Ebola case reported not far from South Sudan border
Authorities have confirmed an Ebola case not far from Congo's border with South Sudan, a country with a weak health care ...
June 26, 2019
Beauty pageant winner accuses ex-Gambia president of rape
A Gambian beauty pageant winner has accused the country's former dictator Yahya Jammeh of raping her four years ago, the ...
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