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[l] at 6/27/22 10:58am
What do infectious diseases, T-cells, tomatoes, heart failure, sickle cell anemia and sorghum harvests have in common?

[Category: Crispr (DNA), Genetic Engineering, Research, Tomatoes, Sickle Cell Anemia, Cancer, Heart, Cereals]

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[l] at 6/26/22 11:47am
Initial reports suggested that there had been a stampede inside the club, in the coastal city of East London.

[Category: South Africa, Eastern Cape Province (South Africa), Stampedes]

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[l] at 6/25/22 2:42pm
The deaths occurred during an attempted mass crossing by 2,000 people over border fences into Melilla. Several human rights groups have called for an investigation.

[Category: Middle East and Africa Migrant Crisis, Immigration and Emigration, European Union, Melilla (Spain), Morocco, Human Rights and Human Rights Violations]

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[l] at 6/25/22 12:19pm
This year’s summit for the group of nations came as they grappled with the place of the monarchy, and as many were forging connections with powers like China and Russia.

[Category: Rwanda, Kagame, Paul, Commonwealth of Nations, Charles, Prince of Wales, Barbados, Jamaica (West Indies), Human Rights and Human Rights Violations]

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[l] at 6/24/22 7:28am
A summit of the organization that was born out of the embers of the British Empire is being held for the first time in the African country, but discussion of the host’s alleged abuses is conspicuously missing.

[Category: Rwanda, Kigali (Rwanda), Kagame, Paul, Johnson, Boris, Commonwealth of Nations, Ingabire, Victoire, Rusesabagina, Paul]

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[l] at 6/23/22 1:49pm
The final portion of a three-year investigation reported graft on a massive scale under former President Jacob Zuma, but also found the current president’s actions wanting.

[Category: South Africa, Corruption (Institutional), Zuma, Jacob G, Ramaphosa, Cyril, Gupta Family, Politics and Government, Bribery and Kickbacks, Ethics and Official Misconduct, Fraser, Arthur]

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[l] at 6/22/22 1:00am
Namibian investigators tracing money transfers by men suspected of stealing wads of cash from President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa say their cross-border calls for help went unanswered.

[Category: Politics and Government, Fugitives, Corruption (Institutional), Informers, Robberies and Thefts, African National Congress, Ramaphosa, Cyril, Fraser, Arthur, Namibia, South Africa]

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[l] at 6/21/22 2:52am
The massacre in Oromia, the nation’s largest region, came as the country grappled with a grueling civil war and the worst drought in decades.

[Category: Ethiopia, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Ahmed, Abiy, Oromia (Ethiopia), Human Rights and Human Rights Violations, War and Armed Conflicts, Amharas (Ethnic Group)]

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[l] at 6/20/22 9:30pm
Several villages near the town of Bankass were attacked over the weekend by jihadists, officials said.

[Category: Mali, United Nations, Civilian Casualties]

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[l] at 6/20/22 2:35pm
Three sisters braved lions, crocodiles, poachers, raging rivers and other dangers on a 1,300-mile transnational effort to forge a new dynasty.

[Category: Dogs, Land Use Policies, National Parks, Monuments and Seashores, Wildlife Sanctuaries and Nature Reserves, Zambia, Zimbabwe, your-feed-science, your-feed-animals]

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[l] at 6/20/22 3:00am
A photographer spent a few weeks helping run a horseback riding program on the white-sand beaches of Benguerra Island. Here’s what she saw.

[Category: Horses, Mozambique, Travel and Vacations, Islands, Beaches, Family Business]

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[l] at 6/19/22 5:59pm
The killings were the latest to roil the Horn of Africa nation, which is reeling from a civil war that began almost two years ago.

[Category: War and Armed Conflicts, Civilian Casualties, Ethiopia, Oromia (Ethiopia), Ahmed, Abiy, Oromo Liberation Army, Oromo (Ethnic Group), Tigrayans (Ethnic Group)]

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[l] at 6/19/22 11:29am
The incident comes as tensions between the two countries have escalated in recent weeks, threatening to destabilize an already volatile, mineral-rich region.

[Category: Congo, Democratic Republic of (Congo-Kinshasa), March 23 Movement, Tshisekedi, Felix, Kagame, Paul, Uganda, Burundi, Kenyatta, Uhuru Muigai]

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[l] at 6/16/22 9:29am
Encouraging news about Covid-19 vaccination rates among health workers and the elderly is tempered by warnings about the spread of monkeypox.

[Category: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Vaccination and Immunization, Monkeypox, Epidemics, Moeti, Matshidiso, World Health Organization, Africa]

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[l] at 6/16/22 3:00am
“The Sex Lives of African Women” explores women’s experiences, in their own words, helping foster “a sexual revolution that’s happening across our continent.”

[Category: Books and Literature, Sex, Women and Girls, Content Type: Personal Profile, Writing and Writers, Theater, The Sex Lives of African Women: Self-discovery, Freedom, and Healing (Book), Sekyiamah, Nana Darkoa, Africa, Kenya, Nairobi (Kenya)]

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[l] at 6/15/22 12:09pm
Four artists created stories of resilience from the traumatic histories of ancestors, on view at the Ford Foundation Gallery.

[Category: Art, Forced Labor, Sugar, Immigration and Emigration, Ford Foundation, Caribbean Area, Far East, South and Southeast Asia and Pacific Areas]

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[l] at 6/15/22 9:06am
The Irish budget airline had imposed a test in Afrikaans, a language with a racist legacy and that many South Africans don’t speak, to weed out fake documents.

[Category: Ryanair Holdings PLC, Politics and Government, Race and Ethnicity, Airlines and Airplanes, Language and Languages, Passports, Discrimination, O'Leary, Michael Kevin (1961- ), South Africa, Dublin (Ireland)]

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[l] at 6/15/22 5:35am
Sierra Leone is one of a few countries in sub-Saharan Africa that have not banned cutting. Now, young women are defying mothers and grandmothers by refusing to undergo the procedure.

[Category: Female Genital Mutilation, Women's Rights, Women and Girls, Sierra Leone, your-feed-healthcare]

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[l] at 6/14/22 11:35am
The reporter, Jeffrey Moyo, is unlikely to spend time in prison, but analysts said the case was part of a wider assault on press freedoms in the country.

[Category: News and News Media, Freedom of the Press, Politics and Government, Zimbabwe, Moyo, Jeffrey, Mnangagwa, Emmerson, New York Times]

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[l] at 6/14/22 6:08am
A court refused two appeals Monday, clearing the way for Britain to begin implementing the controversial plan to process and resettle people who crossed the English Channel to get to England.

[Category: Great Britain, Immigration and Emigration, Refugees and Displaced Persons, Decisions and Verdicts, Politics and Government, Asylum, Right of, Johnson, Boris, English Channel, Patel, Priti (1972- )]

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