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In race for vaccine, African countries fear coming in last

Welcome to POLITICO’s new Global Public Health Spotlight — an extension of the Global Translations newsletter. Each week we track major issues facing the globe….

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Ethiopia starts filling dam ‘unilaterally’ as Sudan reports drop in Blue Nile water levels

Ethiopia has begun filling the reservoir behind the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, its water minister said on Wednesday. The statement comes a day after talks…

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Loon’s balloon-powered internet service is live in Kenya

A bit later than expected, Loon has finally launched its balloon-powered 4G internet service in Kenya. Through a partnership with Telkom Kenya, the balloons have…

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Hundreds of elephants have died in Botswana and scientists have no idea why

‘This is totally unprecedented in terms of numbers of elephants dying in a single event unrelated to drought,’ says conservationist Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/elephants-die-botswana-hundreds-why-okavango-delta-a9597086.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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How to rid east Africa of locusts? Serve them in a kebab or drive them to cannibalism

Nets and backpack-vacuums being developed to capture large numbers of insects Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/locusts-east-africa-nairobi-kenya-kebab-cannibalism-a9597691.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The…

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Supreme Court rejects mail-in voting for all in Texas during pandemic

For months, Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has fought expanding mail-in balloting during the pandemic, saying fear of contracting the virus is an insufficient…

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'Nearly one million pigs killed' as African swine fever worsens in Nigeria

Outbreaks of disease becoming increasingly common, with latest ‘worst ever’ for continent Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/african-swine-fever-nigeria-outbreak-pigs-killed-a9574151.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you….

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Popular 25-year-old Ugandan gorilla killed at UNESCO park, four arrested

Rafiki, 25-year-old male Silverback was hugely popular with tourists at the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/popular-25-year-old-ugandan-gorilla-killed-unesco-park-four-n1230701 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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Libya has a chance at peace but Russia and the US are in the way

Haftar seems to be on his way out, while Turkey risks creating a new Afghanistan on Europe’s southern flank Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/libya-war-haftar-tripoli-russia-putin-us-turkey-a9557136.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Danger of 'miscalculation' as global powers scramble for position in Libya

Fighting moves from west to centre and south of country, as Egypt advances toward border, and Tripoli ignores truce calls Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/libya-war-tripoli-haftar-russia-turkey-gna-a9554976.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Ebola: Four dead after new outbreak in Congo

Governor calls for calm and advises people not to ‘touch ill or dead people who had a fever or bleeding’ Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/ebola-congo-outbreak-death-toll-drc-mbandaka-pandemic-outbreak-a9542426.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Worst flooding in generations in Kenya devastates communities reeling from locust swarms and Covid-19

Around 233,000 people have been affected by the floods after record breaking rains, reports Ed Ram from Lake Victoria Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/independentpremium/world/kenya-floods-coronavirus-locust-swarms-latest-a9538311.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Electrifying West Africa with a renewable grid

Enlarge / A new hydroelectric power station in the Ivory Coast. (credit: Xinhua News Agency) There’s been a lot of discussion about how areas that…

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Essential Remittances To Africa Devastated By Coronavirus Pandemic

Families dependent on remittances from seasonal workers are facing a crisis, even in countries without widespread COVID-19 cases. The post Essential Remittances To Africa Devastated…

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‘People are desperate’: floods and rock slides devastate western Uganda

Villagers who have lost everything are sheltering in makeshift camps where food, bedding and water are in short supply It was about 1am last Thursday…

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Coronavirus could kill up to 190,000 in Africa in first year if not contained

Most African countries have imposed restrictions on public gatherings, international travel and curfews among other measures meant to curb the spread. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/coronavirus-could-kill-190-000-africa-first-year-if-not-n1202296 Droolin’ Dog…

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Aerial footage shows miles-long queue for food aid in South Africa

Aerial footage showed thousands of people queuing for miles down a dirt road in South Africa for charity food aid meant to relieve hunger caused…

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Remote cameras are revealing the human impact on rainforest species in Africa

Using new filming techniques, scientists can now study animals in hard-to-reach places, improving conservation in some of the most remote parts of the world, write…

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‘Crazy Beast’ Fossil Discovered in Madagascar Reveals Bizarre Mammal From the Cretaceous

An incredible skeleton unearthed in Madagascar over 20 years ago has finally been studied in detail. The well-preserved bones reveal a “crazy beast” that was unlike…

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Escape of Ebola patient in Congo sparks fear of further infection

New cases emerge two days before Congo to declare end to Ebola epidemic Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/democratic-republic-congo-ebola-patient-escape-who-a9474251.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with…

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At least 300,000 Africans expected to die in pandemic: U.N. agency

The COVID-19 pandemic will likely kill at least 300,000 Africans and risks pushing 29 million into extreme poverty, the U.N. Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)…

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