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Rich nations’ vaccine hoarding prolongs Africa’s pandemic: WHO

GENEVA — The World Health Organization is warning that COVID-19 vaccine export bans and hoarding by wealthy countries will prolong the pandemic in Africa, preventing...

Macron to reassure African leaders on commitment to fighting terror

Paris, France: President Emmanuel Macron will seek to reassure Sahel leaders of his commitment to Africa's anti-terror fight on Friday, at their first talks...

Haiti: Political instability, poverty, and quakes

Port-au-Prince, Haiti: Haiti, where a group of armed individuals assassinated President Jovenel Moise early Wednesday, is one of the world's poorest countries, crippled by...

South Sudan refugees stranded in north decade after split

Khartoum, Sudan: A decade ago, South Sudanese Rosa Ghobrial packed up her life in Sudan to start anew in the newly independent South, but...

Delta Covid spreading in Africa at record pace: WHO

Kinshasa, DR Congo: The Delta variant of coronavirus is driving the pandemic forward in Africa at record speeds, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned...

Africa hit by ‘brutal’ third wave as vaccination slows

Johannesburg, South Africa: Africa is dealing with a severe coronavirus resurgence, with enormous hospital admissions and deaths putting health systems on the verge of...

IMF chief warns of ‘two-track recovery’ in Africa, calls for aid

Kolkata, India: IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva on Wednesday urged for greater aid to African countries to help them recover from the pandemic, warning...

World powers renew push for Libya peace

Berlin, Germany: World leaders are meeting in Berlin on Wednesday to seek long-term peace in Libya by ensuring that the conflict-torn North African country...

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Swiss unanimously votes for same-sex union referendum

GENEVA — In Switzerland, a controversial same-sex marriage referendum has been resoundingly approved by voters of the conservative, rich Alpine...
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New Covid surge overwhelms hospitals in parts of US

WASHINGTON, D.C. — According to one of the country's top health officials, the spike in coronavirus cases in the...

China wants effeminate male celebs to man up

WASHINGTON — Macho men are in and effeminate male performers are out as Beijing expands its crackdown on China's entertainment...

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