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[l] at 5/29/23 2:01pm
The legislation is among the most restrictive of its kind in the world and was condemned by Western leaders and the United Nations human rights body.

[Category: Uganda, Museveni, Yoweri, Kampala (Uganda), Homosexuality and Bisexuality, Law and Legislation, Discrimination, Politics and Government, Sexual Minorities Uganda]

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[l] at 5/29/23 8:46am
President Yoweri Museveni dismissed widespread criticism of the legislation, which is among the most restrictive of its kind in the world.

[Category: Uganda, Museveni, Yoweri, Kampala (Uganda), Homosexuality and Bisexuality, Law and Legislation, Discrimination, Politics and Government, Sexual Minorities Uganda]

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[l] at 5/29/23 3:31am
Binyavanga Wainaina attacked insulting clichés in the essay, “How to Write About Africa,” in 2005. In a posthumous collection of the same name, his range as a writer is on display.

[Category: Wainaina, Binyavanga, Books and Literature, Writing and Writers, Content Type: Personal Profile, How to Write About Africa: Collected Works (Book), Africa, Granta]

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[l] at 5/29/23 2:50am
President Yoweri Museveni dismissed widespread criticism of the anti-gay measure, which calls for life imprisonment for anyone convicted of homosexuality.

[Category: Uganda, Museveni, Yoweri, Kampala (Uganda), Homosexuality and Bisexuality, Law and Legislation, Discrimination, Politics and Government, Sexual Minorities Uganda]

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[l] at 5/28/23 3:01am
Dozens of Sudanese artists and curators have fled their studios and galleries in the capital, jeopardizing thousands of artworks and imperiling an art scene central to the 2019 revolution.

[Category: Sudan, Art, Culture (Arts), al-Burhan, Abdel Fattah, Hamdan, Mohamed (Hemeti), Egypt, Kenya, Khartoum (Sudan), Omdurman]

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[l] at 5/25/23 11:49am
Accused of having a direct hand in the killing of hundreds of Tutsis, Fulgence Kayishema was arrested in South Africa, where he hid as an asylum seeker.

[Category: War Crimes, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, Fugitives, Kabuga, Felicien, Rwanda, South Africa]

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[l] at 5/24/23 9:11am
Researchers just discovered that the spiny mouse was concealing bony plates beneath the skin over its tail.

[Category: Mice, Tail, Armor, Bones, Research, iScience (Journal), your-feed-science, your-feed-animals]

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[l] at 5/24/23 9:10am
A new genetic analysis of 290 people suggests that humans emerged at various times and places in Africa.

[Category: Research, Genetics and Heredity, Archaeology and Anthropology, Neanderthal Man, DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid), Paleontology, your-feed-science]

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[l] at 5/24/23 1:27am
Hundreds were drawn to a remote wilderness in southeastern Kenya by the End Times preaching of pastor Paul Mackenzie. Relatives and ex-members tried to intervene, but some did not want to be rescued.

[Category: Religious Cults, Evangelical Movement, Ministers (Protestant), Doomsday, Mackenzie, Paul Nthenge, Kenya, Malindi (Kenya), Content Type: Personal Profile, Deaths (Fatalities), Suicides and Suicide Attempts]

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[l] at 5/23/23 3:00am
War in the northeast African nation has forced pregnant women to drive “through hell” to reach the dwindling number of hospitals and clinics, or turn to overworked midwives to give birth at home.

[Category: Maternal Mortality, Home Births, Hospitals, Khartoum (Sudan), Sudan, Midwives and Doulas, Pregnancy and Childbirth, al-Burhan, Abdel Fattah, Hamdan, Mohamed (Hemeti), Rapid Support Forces (Sudan), Darfur (Sudan)]

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[l] at 5/23/23 1:00am
Almost all cervical cancer deaths now occur in developing countries. Tanzania is trying to inoculate girls against the virus that causes the disease — nearly 20 years after rich countries began offering the shot.

[Category: Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Vaccination and Immunization, Cervical Cancer, Rumors and Misinformation, Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Developing Countries, Gardasil (Vaccine), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, Tanzania, your-feed-healthcare, your-feed-science]

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[l] at 5/22/23 8:23pm
As an extinction crisis wiped out species at the end of the Permian Period, a predatory species emerged that dominated Southern Africa’s domain.

[Category: Paleontology, Endangered and Extinct Species, Fossils, South Africa, Research, Current Biology (Journal), your-feed-science, your-feed-animals]

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[l] at 5/22/23 10:56am
Don’t be fooled by its generic title. Lesley Lokko’s “Laboratory of the Future” is the most ambitious and pointedly political Venice Architecture Biennale in years.

[Category: Architecture, Art, Venice Architecture Biennale, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Indigenous People, Sustainable Living, Waste Materials and Disposal, Global Warming, Forensic Architecture, University of Virginia, Venice (Italy)]

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[l] at 5/21/23 3:57am
The truce is the first to be signed by both sides. It followed weeks of talks in Saudi Arabia between representatives of the two rival generals vying for power in the northeast African nation.

[Category: War and Armed Conflicts, Sudan, al-Burhan, Abdel Fattah, Hamdan, Mohamed (Hemeti), Peace Process, Rapid Support Forces (Sudan)]

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[l] at 5/20/23 8:18am
The animals had been extinct for more than 70 years in the country, which has just begun a program that brought 20 cheetahs from Africa to a wildlife sanctuary.

[Category: Cheetahs, Endangered and Extinct Species, Animal Behavior, National Parks, Monuments and Seashores, Wildlife Sanctuaries and Nature Reserves, Kuno National Park (India), India, Politics and Government]

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[l] at 5/19/23 3:42pm
Officials destroyed Sudanese passports on security grounds as they evacuated the Khartoum embassy. Now the passport owners are trapped in a war zone.

[Category: Passports, Visas, Sudan, War and Armed Conflicts, Khartoum (Sudan), Evacuations and Evacuees, Diplomatic Service, Embassies and Consulates, United States International Relations]

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[l] at 5/18/23 8:46pm
As American-led peace efforts flounder, experts warn that Sudan risks spiraling into a state of anarchy akin to its most chaotic neighbors.

[Category: Sudan, War and Armed Conflicts, al-Burhan, Abdel Fattah, Hamdan, Mohamed (Hemeti), Defense and Military Forces, Rapid Support Forces (Sudan), International Relations, Politics and Government, Refugees and Displaced Persons]

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[l] at 5/18/23 8:51am
Talking with Touria El Glaoui, its founder, about making a real difference in the careers of African artists.

[Category: Art, Conventions, Fairs and Trade Shows, Africa, New York City, 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, El Glaoui, Touria]

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[l] at 5/17/23 1:00am
South Africa’s largest city is now on its sixth different mayor in 22 months. While politicians argue over power, residents struggle with dry taps, heaps of garbage and dilapidated buildings.

[Category: Politics and Government, Elections, Mayors, Johannesburg (South Africa), African National Congress]

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[l] at 5/16/23 3:30pm
The war in Sudan has unleashed a new wave of violence in the western region of Darfur, sending tens of thousands into neighboring Chad, where a new humanitarian crisis is looming.

[Category: War and Armed Conflicts, Sudan, Darfur (Sudan), Chad, Refugees and Displaced Persons, United Nations, Rapid Support Forces (Sudan), Civilian Casualties, Humanitarian Aid, vis-photo]

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[l] at 5/16/23 1:00am
Archaeologists offer a new explanation for one of the century’s grislier finds, “a carefully gathered collection of hands” in a 3,500-year-old temple.

[Category: your-feed-science, Archaeology and Anthropology, Egyptian Civilization, Hands, Amputation, War and Armed Conflicts, Nature (Journal), Egypt]

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[l] at 5/15/23 1:00am
The massacre of nine workers in the Central African Republic and other recent attacks raise questions about China’s ability to protect its citizens overseas.

[Category: China, Foreign Workers, International Relations, Mercenaries and Private Military Contractors, Gold, Mines and Mining, Communist Party of China, Wagner Group, Xi Jinping, Touadera, Faustin-Archange, Prigozhin, Yevgeny V, Africa, Bangui (Central African Republic), Central African Republic, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides]

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