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South Africa expels Malawi diplomats over booze scandal

16 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Diplomats ordered to leave after they 'were found guilty of engaging in illicit trade in duty-free alcohol'.
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What does a sustainable Africa look like?

1 day ago   |   Fortune

The third wave of COVID infections in Africa, the origins of racial inequality in the U.S, and remembering Kalief Browder
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French military kills Al-Qaeda commander blamed for kidnapping & murder of journalists in 2013, defense minister says

French military kills Al-Qaeda commander blamed for kidnapping & murder of journalists in 2013, defense minister says

1 day ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

During its operation in Africa's Sahel region, France's military killed an Al-Qaeda commander believed to be responsible for kidnapping and murdering two French journalists in...
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South Africa finalizes treaty to extradite fugitives in UAE

1 day ago   |   ABC News

South Africa says it has finalized an extradition treaty with United Arab Emirates, allowing it to bring back members of an Indian family accused of involvement in high-level...
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Could naked mole rats hold key to curing cancer and dementia?

1 day ago   |   Science Daily

Scientists say naked mole rats - a rodent native to West Africa - may hold the key to new treatments for degenerative diseases such as cancer and dementia.
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Famine Hits 350,000 Ethiopians, Worst for Any Country in a Decade

2 days ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

United Nations agencies said the crisis in Ethiopia's conflict-ravaged Tigray region had plunged it into famine. “This is going to get a lot worse,” a top aid official said.
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Emmanuel Macron Calls on EU to Match U.S.' COVID Vaccine Donations

2 days ago   |   Newsweek

French President Emmanuel Macron wants the European Union to match the U.S.' ambitions of donating 500 million vaccines. He has insisted on helping Africa in particular.
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Lack of Vaccines Fuels Terrorism in Africa

Lack of Vaccines Fuels Terrorism in Africa

2 days ago   |   Foreign Policy

To avoid more instability, it is time for all wealthy nations to start sharing.
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French President Emmanuel Macron announces future reduction of France's military presence in Africa's Sahel region

2 days ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles


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Macron to reduce French military troops in Africa's Sahel

2 days ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles

French President Emmanuel Macron has announced the future reduction of France's military presence fighting Islamic extremism in Africa's Sahel region
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Biden calls Pulse ‘hallowed ground,' will sign bill enshrining it as national memorial

Biden's statement comes as Central Florida commemorates the events of June 12, 2016, when 49 people died in the Pulse shooting at the gay nightclub on South Orange Avenue. Read more ...

‘Crazy' incident with Kevin Durant's security guard has Bucks fired up

‘Crazy' incident with Kevin Durant's security guard has Bucks fired up

That a security guard employed by Kevin Durant and the Nets charged onto the court and actually bumped and shoved P.J. Tucker enlivened the Bucks Read more ...

Severe thunderstorm warning for Ripley County, Indiana

Severe thunderstorm warning for Ripley County, Indiana

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Yankees' Luis Severino exits rehab start with new injury worry

Yankees' Luis Severino exits rehab start with new injury worry

Luis Severino had to be helped off the field in the second inning of his rehab start on Saturday with an apparent foot injury. Read more ...

Nets' Harden out, Green questionable for Game 4 at Milwaukee

Nets' Harden out, Green questionable for Game 4 at Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE - The Brooklyn Nets again won't have James Harden but could have forward Jeff Green back for Game 4 of their second-round playoff series with the Milwaukee Bucks on... Read more ...

DeGrom tosses, Mets expect ace to make next scheduled start

DeGrom tosses, Mets expect ace to make next scheduled start

NEW YORK - Two-time National League Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom is expected to make his next scheduled start for the New York Mets despite having to leave his most... Read more ...

Former Twins Pitcher Jim ‘Mudcat' Grant Dies At 85

Former Twins Pitcher Jim ‘Mudcat' Grant Dies At 85

MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Twins announced on Saturday that former pitcher Jim “Mudcat” Grant died at the age of 85. He spent four years with the Twins, and led the 1965 team... Read more ...

TSA screens over 2 million passengers in a single day for the first time...

TSA screens over 2 million passengers in a single day for the first time since March 2020

The Transportation Security Administration screened more than 2 million passengers on Friday, and for the first time since March 2020. “The growing number of travelers... Read more ...

Carjacker returns 3-year-old to woman he stole car from

Carjacker returns 3-year-old to woman he stole car from

CHICAGO - A man who carjacked a woman's SUV in Humboldt Park returned to the scene of the crime moments later after realizing the woman's 3-year-old daughter was in the... Read more ...

French Open Lookahead: Djokovic vs Tsitsipas in men's final

French Open Lookahead: Djokovic vs Tsitsipas in men's final

PARIS - LOOKAHEAD TO SUNDAY Read more ...