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In war-weary CAR, humanitarian crisis deepens amid fresh violence

Concerns grow as surge in fighting displaces more than 100,000 in a country reeling from years of insecurity. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/1/19/political-crisis-grow-in-car-as-rebels-stage-attacks Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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And then there were two: can northern white rhinos be saved from extinction?

There are only two remaining rhinos of this species, a mother and daughter, but scientists see new hope in stem cell breakthroughs “I watch these…

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Mike Pompeo’s reign of error comes to an end with an ‘assault on the First Amendment’

In less than a week, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s service will mercifully come to an end. America will be better when he leaves office….

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Shipwreck Filled With Treasure and Elephant Tusks Sheds Light on 16th-Century Ivory Trade

A trove of elephant tusks found in the cargo hold of an old Portuguese shipwreck is yielding new insights into the 16th-century ivory trade and…

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A Daring Giraffe Rescue Is Underway in Kenya

Conservationists, government officials, and local community members are banding together to pull off a rescue of eight giraffes stranded on a shrinking island in Kenya….

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South African police use tear gas on protest over race

South African police have used tear gas, stun grenades and water cannons on hundreds of mainly Black protesters who gathered again outside a high school…

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Pop star presidential candidate Bobi Wine released after dozens dead in Uganda protests

Hundreds more supporters arrested by police during violent clashes Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/bobi-wine-uganda-protests-election-b1759072.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was…

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Protests in Uganda’s capital as Bobi Wine arrested

Protests have broken out in Uganda’s capital, Kampala, after police arrested Bobi Wine, a musician and opposition politician who is seeking the presidency in next…

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WHO announces end to Ebola outbreak in Congo

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday announced the end to the 11th Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Wednesday.The country’s…

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Ancient mummies unveiled in Egypt, over 2,500 years after their burial

Egyptian officials hail the brightly colored, ornate sarcophagi as one of the biggest discoveries of 2020. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/ancient-mummies-antiquities-unveiled-egypt-over-2-500-years-after-n1247836 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Thousands of refugees cross into Sudan to flee fighting in Ethiopia

Fears grow of humanitarian crisis as conflict in Tigray region pushes 8,000 people across border in two days Thousands of refugees fleeing fighting in northern…

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Ethiopia says its jets are ‘pounding’ targets in Tigray

An Ethiopian military official says the air force is “pounding targets with precision” as the federal government continues its offensive against the defiant northern region…

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Ilhan Omar hits out at Trump for doing ‘literally what Somali dictators used to do’

All members of ‘The Squad’ have either won or are on way to re-election    Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-election-2020/ilhan-omar-trump-somali-dictators-b1585981.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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Uganda police arrest Bobi Wine after presidential nomination

Ugandan police have again arrested Bobi Wine, a popular singer and opposition presidential hopeful, just after he was successfully certified as a candidate in next…

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How Africa’s exportation of ‘countless’ wild animals fuels the deadly wildlife trade

We are working with conservation charity Space for Giants to protect wildlife at risk from poachers due to the conservation funding crisis caused by Covid-19….

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Researchers confirm existence of 5-million-year-old HONEY BADGER relative that terrorized bigger predators on African plains

In new research, paleontologists working along the west coast of South Africa have confirmed the existence of an ancient relative of the modern honey badger…

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Libya’s rival forces sign permanent ceasefire at UN-sponsored talks

Deal includes departure of all foreign fighters for at least three months and prisoner exchange Rival forces in Libya have agreed a permanent nationwide ceasefire…

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Trauma and fury as soldiers open fire in Nigeria, drawing global attention to weekslong protests

Events reached a climax in the west African country Tuesday night with reports of soldiers opening fire on protesters in Lagos. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/soldiers-open-fire-nigeria-drawing-global-attention-long-running-protests-n1244111 Droolin’ Dog…

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Uganda’s ‘taxi divas’ rise from COVID-19’s economic gloom

Uganda latest ride-hailing service is called Diva Taxi, breaking the mold in the socially conservative country by hiring only female drivers Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/ugandas-taxi-divas-rise-from-covid19s-economic-gloom-uganda-driver-women-woman-women-b1131418.html Droolin’ Dog…

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Thousands of seal pups discovered dead in mysterious mass die-off at colony in Namibia

<p>‘This is tragic, as it makes up a large portion of the new pup arrivals expected in late November,’ says conservationist organisation</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/seal-pups-dead-namibia-pelican-point-cape-fur-b1102232.html Droolin’…

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I am proud that young Nigerians are driving change – we will no longer be ignored

<p>SARS has been disbanded but the protests will continue, as we are tired of the poor educational system, bad roads, and interrupted power supply</p> Source:…

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