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[l] at 7/23/19 3:00am
A recent infusion of interest — and cash — by the N.B.A. into the region means basketball is having a moment, particularly in Senegal.

[Category: Basketball, National Basketball Assn, Africa, Senegal]

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[l] at 7/22/19 3:11pm
Dr. Oly Ilunga, who had overseen the nearly year-old response to the Ebola crisis, resigned after the government reassigned that responsibility.

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

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[l] at 7/22/19 10:07am
In a battle for influence, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates have both sent money and weapons to Somalia. A secret recording suggests that militants may be working with the Qataris.

[Category: Somalia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports, Dubai Ports World, Shabab, Defense and Military Forces, Horn of Africa, Mogadishu (Somalia), Bosaso, Military Bases and Installations, Humanitarian Aid, International Relations, Ships and Shipping]

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[l] at 7/21/19 3:34am
Scientists tested a costly approach to curbing the AIDS epidemic: Test everyone in the community, and treat anyone who is infected.

[Category: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Medicine and Health, Epidemics, President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, Doctors Without Borders, New England Journal of Medicine, Africa, your-feed-science]

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[l] at 7/19/19 9:14pm
Algeria beat Senegal to win the Cup for the first time since 1990.

[Category: Soccer, Senegal, Algeria, Africa Cup of Nations]

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[l] at 7/19/19 9:41am
President Cyril Ramaphosa was accused on Friday of misleading Parliament about a campaign donation after his predecessor, Jacob Zuma, was called to testify in a corruption hearing.

[Category: Corruption (Institutional), Zuma, Jacob G, Madonsela, Thuli, South Africa]

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[l] at 7/19/19 7:03am
The World Health Organization issued the order; the virus has infected more than 2,500 people and killed nearly 1,700.

[Category: Ebola Virus, World Health Organization, United Nations, Congo, Democratic Republic of (Congo-Kinshasa), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Epidemics, Goma (Congo, Democratic Republic of), your-feed-healthcare]

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[l] at 7/19/19 12:25am
The men were tried under an antiterrorism law and were the main defendants in a case that put two dozen suspects on trial.

[Category: Morocco, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Jespersen, Louisa Vesterager, Ueland, Maren, Denmark, Norway]

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[l] at 7/19/19 12:02am
It seemed too outrageous that such a place would be bombed, but if it were true it might be a war crime. It was the middle of the night in Libya. How could we verify the claim?

[Category: Middle East and Africa Migrant Crisis, Libya, Tripoli (Libya), Video Recordings, Downloads and Streaming, News and News Media, Refugees and Displaced Persons]

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[l] at 7/17/19 10:09pm
Hemorrhagic fever inspires almost mythic terror, but whether it can be beaten depends more on people than on medical advances.

[Category: Ebola Virus, Epidemics, Vaccination and Immunization, World Health Organization, Africa, Congo, Democratic Republic of (Congo-Kinshasa), Goma (Congo, Democratic Republic of), Mbandaka (Congo, Democratic Republic of), West Africa]

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[l] at 7/17/19 2:34pm
With the bands Juluka and Savuka and as a solo artist, Mr. Clegg fused Western and African cultural influences and defied racial separation.

[Category: Clegg, Johnny, Deaths (Obituaries), Music, South Africa, Race and Ethnicity, Apartheid (Policy), Blacks, Juluka (Music Group), Savuka (Music Group)]

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[l] at 7/17/19 1:19pm
The year-old outbreak has now reached Goma, a heavily populated city near the border with Rwanda. The W.H.O. will ask experts again to decide whether to issue a declaration that could increase funding to fight the disease spread.

[Category: Epidemics, Ebola Virus, World Health Organization, United Nations, Congo, Democratic Republic of (Congo-Kinshasa), Goma (Congo, Democratic Republic of), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, your-feed-healthcare]

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[l] at 7/17/19 7:00am
The power-sharing agreement is another step on the country’s fraught transition to democracy. But key details have yet to be worked out.

[Category: Politics and Government, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Hamdan, Mohamed (Hemeti), Sudan]

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[l] at 7/16/19 1:24pm
An American ban on trophies may have contributed to a growing trade in lion skeletons.

[Category: Lions, Poaching (Wildlife), International Trade and World Market, Tigers, Skeletons, Bones, Endangered and Extinct Species, Conservation of Resources, Hunting and Trapping, Fish and Wildlife Service, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, Mozambique, Breeding of Animals, your-feed-science]

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[l] at 7/15/19 10:08pm
The former president of South Africa is accused of taking part in systematic looting of state resources by wealthy allies and African National Congress leaders.

[Category: Corruption (Institutional), South Africa, Zuma, Jacob G, African National Congress, Ramaphosa, Cyril, Bribery and Kickbacks, Bosasa Group, McKinsey & Co]

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[l] at 7/14/19 6:48pm
Hodan Nalayeh, a Somali-Canadian journalist, had a popular online show about Somalia. She was killed in a terrorist attack on a hotel.

[Category: Terrorism, Shabab, Somalia, Kismayo (Somalia), Canada, News and News Media, Nalayeh, Hodan (1976-2019), Deaths (Fatalities)]

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[l] at 7/14/19 3:12pm
Our journey to the moon took us a long way from Earth, but it was always tangled up with power politics here on the ground.

[Category: Apollo Project, Moon, Cold War Era, United States International Relations, Propaganda, Politics and Government, Space and Astronomy]

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[l] at 7/13/19 1:51pm
Somali forces ended an all-night siege on a hotel in the southern port city of Kismayo on Saturday morning.

[Category: Shabab, Kismayo (Somalia), Terrorism, Deaths (Fatalities), Hotels and Travel Lodgings, Al Qaeda, Somalia]

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[l] at 7/12/19 9:48pm
The son of Jacob Zuma faced charges for his role in a deadly 2014 collision in which his Porsche 911 crashed into a minibus in Johannesburg.

[Category: Politics and Government, Traffic Accidents and Safety, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, African National Congress, Zuma, Jacob G, Johannesburg (South Africa)]

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[l] at 7/12/19 9:42pm
At least 10 people, including a Canadian journalist, were killed by militant Islamists in an attack on a hotel in the port city of Kismayo, a Somali official said.

[Category: Somalia, Terrorism, Shabab, Mogadishu (Somalia)]

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