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[l] at 7/9/20 1:00am
Kenya has halted imports of secondhand clothes to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The move limits fashion selection, but opens doors for the country’s designers and manufacturers.

[Category: Kenya, Nairobi (Kenya), Katungulu Mwendwa, Wagura Kamwana, Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles Association, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Kenya Association of Manufacturers, Fashion and Apparel, International Trade and World Market, Textiles]

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[l] at 7/8/20 2:50pm
Amadou Gon Coulibaly had just returned to the West African country from France, where he had been receiving treatment for a heart condition.

[Category: Ivory Coast, Africa, Ouattara, Alassane D, Coulibaly, Amadou Gon (1959-2020), Politics and Government, Deaths (Fatalities)]

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[l] at 7/7/20 7:24pm
For months, terrified residents of Djibo, a town in the West African nation, kept discovering corpses of men who had been shot, blindfolded and bound. They blame the military.

[Category: Human Rights and Human Rights Violations, Human Rights Watch, Burkina Faso, Sahel (Africa), Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides]

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[l] at 7/7/20 4:40am
A commercial deal in Kenya marks the first application of balloon-powered internet in Africa, the region with the lowest percentage of internet users globally.

[Category: Kenya, Google Inc, Balloons (Aeronautics), Loon LLC, Computers and the Internet, Wireless Communications, Telkom Kenya, Hurricane Maria (2017), Cellular Telephones]

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[l] at 7/6/20 11:58am
Some conservationists say the recent die-off in Botswana could be natural, but others expressed more concern.

[Category: Elephants, Botswana, Conservation of Resources, Animal Behavior, Poisoning and Poisons, Research, your-feed-science, your-feed-animals]

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[l] at 7/6/20 11:58am
Some conservationists say the recent die-off in Botswana could be natural, but others expressed more concern.

[Category: Elephants, Botswana, Conservation of Resources, Animal Behavior, Poisoning and Poisons, Research, your-feed-science, your-feed-animals]

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[l] at 7/6/20 11:18am
The pandemic and economic crises have caused many workers to lose their jobs. Some have been detained, abused, deprived of wages and stranded far from home with nowhere to turn for help.

[Category: Foreign Workers, Workplace Hazards and Violations, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Labor and Jobs, Wages and Salaries, Women and Girls, Migrant Labor (Non-Agriculture), Immigration and Emigration, Layoffs and Job Reductions, Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), Africa, Bahrain, Beirut (Lebanon), Dubai (United Arab Emirates), Ethiopia, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Uganda, United Arab Emirates]

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[l] at 7/4/20 9:26am
Devastating assaults, occurring almost daily and often in the capital, Mogadishu, have put a strain on the country’s fragile government.

[Category: Somalia, Mogadishu (Somalia), Baidoa (Somalia), Shabab, Al Qaeda, Horn of Africa, Africa, Terrorism, Turkey]

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[l] at 7/4/20 6:50am
Devastating attacks, occurring almost daily and often in the capital, Mogadishu, have put a strain on the country’s fragile government.

[Category: Somalia, Mogadishu (Somalia), Baidoa (Somalia), Shabab, Al Qaeda, Horn of Africa, Africa, Terrorism, Turkey]

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[l] at 7/3/20 10:44am
Africans are increasingly pushing to hold police agencies to account and “decolonize” the repressive institutions they inherited from colonial rulers.

[Category: Africa, South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, George Floyd Protests (2020), Police Reform, Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings, Black Lives Matter Movement, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Moyo, Yassin (d 2020)]

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[l] at 7/2/20 12:13pm
Keleketla! is a studio assemblage of musicians from four continents, creating thoroughly hybridized music with African voices up front.

[Category: Music, Africa, Allen, Tony (1940- ), Keleketla! (Music Group), Coldcut (Music Group)]

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[l] at 7/2/20 10:06am
At least 81 people have been killed and dozens injured in the unrest that followed the killing of Hachalu Hundessa, underscoring long-simmering tensions in the Horn of Africa nation.

[Category: Ethiopia, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Ahmed, Abiy, Hundessa, Hachalu, oromo, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides]

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[l] at 7/2/20 5:16am
The unrest that followed the killing of Hachalu Hundessa underscores long-simmering tensions in the Horn of Africa nation.

[Category: Ethiopia, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Ahmed, Abiy, Hundessa, Hachalu, oromo, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides]

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[l] at 6/30/20 1:16pm
The musician, 34, was known for political songs that provided support for the ethnic Oromo group’s fight against repression and a soundtrack for antigovernment protests.

[Category: Ethiopia, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Ahmed, Abiy, oromo, Mohammed, Jawar, Hundessa, Hachalu, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides]

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[l] at 6/30/20 10:35am
The first acknowledgment by the royal family of the European country’s brutal actions in central Africa stopped short of an outright apology. It comes as Belgium begins to publicly reckon with the abuses.

[Category: Politics and Government, George Floyd Protests (2020), Discrimination, Colonization, Leopold II, Philippe, King of Belgium, Tshisekedi, Felix, Africa, Belgium, Brussels (Belgium), Congo, Democratic Republic of (Congo-Kinshasa)]

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[l] at 6/29/20 8:16am
The virus was slow to start in many African countries, but epidemiologists say the number of confirmed cases on the continent is now rising fast.

[Category: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), World Health Organization, Africa, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Medicine and Health]

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[l] at 6/29/20 3:00am
From Kenya to Nigeria, South Africa to Rwanda, the pandemic is decimating the livelihoods of the once-stable workers who were helping to drive Africa’s economic expansion.

[Category: Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, middle class, Rwanda, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Economic Conditions and Trends, Curfews, Bonfire Adventures & Events Ltd, Africa]

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[l] at 6/28/20 8:19am
Migrants say Houthi militias that control northern Yemen are brutally forcing them out of their territory and into dangerous situations.

[Category: Yemen, Houthis, Human Rights and Human Rights Violations, Smuggling, Immigration and Emigration, Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)]

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[l] at 6/26/20 4:50pm
Her novel “The Long Journey of Poppie Nongena” was compared to Alan Paton’s “Cry, the Beloved Country” in arousing white opinion against apartheid. She had Covid-19.

[Category: Deaths (Obituaries), Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Books and Literature, Black People, Writing and Writers, Cape Town (South Africa), Joubert, Elsa (1922-2020)]

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[l] at 6/26/20 2:16pm
Mr. Foster, a former U.S. Marine, pioneered a new style of on-air personality in his African home, becoming a top celebrity. He died after testing positive for the coronavirus.

[Category: Deaths (Obituaries), Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Nigeria, Radio, Foster, Daniel Leon (1957-2020)]

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[l] at 6/25/20 1:33pm
The World Health Organization called the end of the country’s 10th outbreak, the second deadliest in history, “a victory for science.” Health workers had faced mistrust and treatment centers were attacked.

[Category: Congo, Democratic Republic of (Congo-Kinshasa), Ebola Virus, World Health Organization, Epidemics]

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[l] at 6/24/20 7:23pm
As mass infections strike even in places that had seemed to tame the coronavirus, officials are turning to targeted and fast-but-flexible approaches to stop third or fourth waves.

[Category: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Quarantines, Coronavirus Reopenings, Shutdowns (Institutional), Politics and Government, Disease Rates, South Korea, Japan, China, Germany, Great Britain]

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[l] at 6/23/20 1:06pm
Officials said two people were killed in the bombing at the facility in Mogadishu, Turkey’s largest overseas military base.

[Category: Somalia, Mogadishu (Somalia), Turkey, Erdogan, Recep Tayyip, Mohamed, Mohamed Abdullahi, Shabab, Al Qaeda, Africa, Horn of Africa]

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[l] at 6/22/20 3:50pm
Extremists and vigilantes are killing civilians in the West African nation of Burkina Faso, but so are soldiers, sowing fear and suspicion in a country that had once prided itself on its strong social fabric. We traveled to the country’s volatile far north to investigate the abuses.

[Category: Burkina Faso, Politics and Government, Defense and Military Forces, Terrorism, Vigilantes, Human Rights and Human Rights Violations, Refugees and Displaced Persons, Sahel (Africa)]

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[l] at 6/16/20 6:22am
What city leaders, museum officials and historians decide will have implications for how we remember the history the statues were designed to represent, as well as our current moment.

[Category: Monuments and Memorials (Structures), Art, George Floyd Protests (2020), Slavery (Historical), Museums, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Colston, Edward (1636-1721), Gryseels, Guido, Black People, Black Lives Matter Movement, Belgian Royal Museum for Central Africa, Rijksmuseum, Southbank Centre (London, England), Bristol (England), Antwerp (Belgium), Ghana, United States, University of Richmond, Columbus, Christopher, History (Academic Subject), Lee, Robert E, Locke, Hew, Dibbits, Taco, Leopold II]

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[l] at 6/15/20 9:43am
A case in the International Criminal Court against Ali Kushayb is the first to address the mass killings of civilians by Sudan’s armed forces and government-backed militias in Darfur.

[Category: War Crimes, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, International Criminal Court, Darfur (Sudan), Sudan, Kushayb, Ali]

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[l] at 6/13/20 7:37am
The silverback, known as Rafiki, was killed by a poacher with a spear, according to the Uganda Wildlife Authority. He was the leader of the famed Nkuringo gorilla group, which has been popular with tourists for decades.

[Category: National Parks, Monuments and Seashores, Monkeys and Apes, Fossey, Dian, Gorilla Fund, African Wildlife Foundation, Uganda, Wildlife Trade and Poaching]

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[l] at 6/11/20 2:17pm
Poaching of the big cats is on the rise, and a new study links their slaughter to corruption as well as investment from Chinese companies.

[Category: Jaguars, China, Conservation of Resources, Central America, South America, Wildlife Trade and Poaching, Endangered and Extinct Species, International Trade and World Market, Bolivia, Brazil, Suriname, Belize, Morcatty, Thais, Conservation Biology (Journal), Research, your-feed-science]

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[l] at 6/9/20 2:48pm
Mr. Nkurunziza ruled the small Central African nation for 15 years with an iron fist, arresting journalists, stifling media outlets and cracking down on the opposition.

[Category: Politics and Government, Nkurunziza, Pierre, Africa, Burundi]

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[l] at 6/6/20 9:05am
If confirmed, the death of Abdelmalek Droukdal would be a blow to one of the terrorist group’s most successful and resilient affiliates.

[Category: Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, Africa, Mali, Al Qaeda, Terrorism]

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