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West Africa healthcare strained by Ebola, COVID outbreaks: WHO

UN health agency says West Africa faces complex challenge of multiple outbreaks that could strain healthcare systems. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/8/19/west-africa-healthcare-strained-by-ebola-covid-outbreaks-who Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Zambia deploys army to curb violence ahead of elections

At least two people have been killed in pre-election violence in the Southern African country ahead of polls this month. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/8/1/zambia-deploys-army-to-curb-violence-ahead-of-elections Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Stone Age axe dating back 1.3 million years unearthed in Morocco

Researchers find North Africa’s oldest Stone Age hand-axe manufacturing site, dating back 1.3 million years. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/7/28/archaeologists-in-morocco-announce-major-stone-age-find Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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What happened in Tunisia was a coup

Democratic transitions do not normally involve the storming of media offices. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/opinions/2021/7/27/what-happened-in-tunisia-was-a-coup Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The…

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The insurrection in South Africa is about more than freeing Zuma

Unrest is not a spontaneous uprising of the poor, but a targeted campaign to get political concessions from government. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/opinions/2021/7/20/the-insurrection-in-south-africa-is-about-more-than-freeing-zuma Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Covid live: deaths in Africa rise by 43% in a week; UK reports 48,553 new cases in highest total since mid-January

Africa death toll driven by lack of intensive care beds and oxygen, WHO says; UK also reports 63 more deaths France achieves record jabs with…

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Britain found to have funded ‘conversion therapy’ clinics in Africa

Investigation finds UK Aid and USAid money went to centres where ‘condemned’ practice is routinely offered to LGBTQ+ people The UK government is among major…

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WRC: Safari Rally puts Kenya back on world stage

Known as one of world’s toughest races, the returning 18-stage event takes place between June 24-27. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/6/25/kenya-hosts-world-rally-championship-after-19-year-absence Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Northeast Nigeria conflict killed more than 300,000 children: UN

Study published by UNDP finds death toll caused by 12 years of violence is 10 times higher than previous estimates. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/6/24/northeast-nigeria-conflict-killed-more-than-300000-children-un Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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World’s third largest diamond unearthed in Botswana

Minerals minister Lefoko Moagi said the discovery of the yet-to-be named stone could not have come at a better time after the Covid-19 pandemic hit…

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Africa faces ‘rising threat’ of a COVID third wave: WHO

The UN health agency warns coronavirus cases are surging in many countries on the continent. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/6/3/africa-faces-rising-threat-of-a-covid-third-wave-who Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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Thousands flee Goma after DR Congo warns of new volcano eruption

Magma detected beneath city and adjoining Lake Kivu, says military governor Thousands of people scrambled to flee the Congolese city of Goma on Thursday, some…

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Volcano aftershocks rock east DRC, raise fears of fresh eruption

Death toll reaches 32 as lava lake in Mt Nyiragongo’s crater seems to have refilled, prompting fears of second eruption. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/5/25/volcano-aftershocks-rock-east-drc-raise-fears-of-fresh-eruption Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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DRC: Goma residents flee as Nyiragongo lava reaches city outskirts

Volcano Mount Nyiragongo erupted during the night but lava flow seems to have lost intensity Thousands of residents have abandoned their homes in a major…

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DRC orders evacuation of Goma after Nyiragongo volcano erupts

Hundreds of people in eastern city head towards border with Rwanda after red fumes fill sky and power was cut The government of the Democratic…

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‘Bodies are being eaten by hyenas; girls of eight raped’: inside the Tigray conflict

A nun working in war-torn Tigray has shared her harrowing testimony of the atrocities taking place The Ethiopian nun, who has to remain anonymous for…

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South Africa: My Father Died For This

Can the perpetrators of a notorious apartheid-era crime finally be brought to justice in South Africa? Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/program/people-power/2021/5/6/south-africa-my-father-died-for-this Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Archaeologists uncover oldest human burial in Africa

‘Quite spectacular’ discovery shows three-year-old child was carefully laid to rest nearly 80,000 years ago Archaeologists have identified the oldest known human burial in Africa…

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Uganda passes bill criminalising same-sex relationships and sex work

The conservative African country insists it is ‘not yet ready’ for gay rights as campaigners say the flawed legislation sanctions rape The Ugandan parliament has…

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Africa’s LGBTQ communities need more protection and support

South Africa should take the lead in the fight against homophobic hate crimes on the continent. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/opinions/2021/4/30/africas-lgbtq-communities-need-more-protection-and-support Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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President of Chad dies on frontline day after winning election, army says

The West has seen Deby as an ally in the fight against Islamist extremist groups, such as Boko Haram and groups linked to Al Qaeda…

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African elephants face extinction amid poaching, habitat loss

Number of forest elephants – found mostly in Central Africa – has fallen by 86 percent over the last 30 years. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/3/26/african-elephants-now-critically-endangered Droolin’ Dog…

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