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Indonesia Volcano Damage - Houses buried as Mount Semeru death toll rises to 13

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The death toll following the eruption of the highest volcano on Indonesia's most densely populated island of Java has risen to 13, with seven people still missing, officials said Sunday as smoldering debris and thick mud hampered search efforts.

High altitude heroics in Rio from French slackliner

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A French dare devil crossed between Babilonia Hill and Urca Hill in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday on a bridge of webbing - known as a slackline. Nathan Paulin's stunt took place at an altitude of 80m (264ft) and covered a total distance of 500m (0.3 miles).

All aboard the 'Samba Train' for the first time since COVID

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Samba groups performed on a train filled with passengers Saturday as doubts are raised about the return of Rio De Janeiro's famous carnival due to the emergence of the omicron variant.

Famed Manger Square Christmas tree lit up

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The West Bank city of Bethlehem marked the start of the festive season Saturday by lighting up its Christmas tree in Manger Square.

Pope greets, chats with migrant families in Lesbos

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Pope Francis visited the Mavrovouni Identification Centre on Sunday and met with refugee families living in the camp. Francis took his time walking along the barricades, patting children on the head, asking them their names and posing for selfies.

Gambia's incumbent Pres. Barrow takes early lead in presidential polls

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The Gambia's incumbent president Adama Barrow appeared on course for re-election Sunday, as partial results from most districts placed him in the lead after Saturday's crucial polls for the young democracy.

South Africa: President Calls for Calm as Covid-19 Cases Rise

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[SAnews.gov.za] President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for calm amid the rising number of COVID-19 cases exacerbated by the Omicron variant.

Kenya: Ruto Hints at Rigathi Gachagua as His 2022 Running Mate

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[Capital FM] Nyeri -- Deputy President William Ruto's United Democratic Alliance (UDA) has settled on its likely candidate for a running mate post in the next election.

Nigeria: Netflix Releases Trailer for First Nigerian Christmas Movie

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[Leadership] As the yuletide season fast approaches, Netflix has released the trailer for it's first Nigerian Christmas film 'A Naija Christmas'.

Ethiopia: Abiy's Efforts to Block External Supplies to TPLF Attract Mideast Powers to Conflict

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[East African] The desire by the Ethiopian government to seal off external access routes for the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) has attracted Middle East rivals to the Tigray war, adding outside influence to the year-long conflict.

Uganda: Govt Denies Bombing Homes as It Hunts Allied Democratic Forces

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[Monitor] Uganda on Friday dismissed as "baseless propaganda" reports that its airstrikes and artillery bombardments launched at several bases of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in the Eastern Congo provinces of North Kivu and Ituri killed civilians.

South Sudan: In South Sudan Art Speaks Louder Than Words, Heals Wounds of War

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[East African] In July this year, South Sudan marked its tenth Independence anniversary. It is the world's youngest nation, but faces some of the biggest challenges imaginable. There is the war and conflict that were supposed to have ended with its independence but have, over the years, persisted in one form or other with varying lethality.

Zimbabwe: Chinomona Blasts 'Incompetent Gossiper' Manicaland Provincial Minister

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[New Zimbabwe] THE deadly Zanu PF divisions were on free show in Mutare Friday when women's league boss Mabel Chinomona publicly savaged Manicaland Provincial Affairs minister Nokuthula Matsikenyere for snubbing her events and accused her of gross incompetence.

Zimbabwe: I'm Ready to Rule - Opposition Leader Chamisa Declares

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[New Zimbabwe] MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has declared he was ready to rule the country and solve the country's economic problems.

Nigeria: Transport Grant Isn't the Best Way to Allocate Fuel Subsidy Savings - Here's What Is

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[The Conversation Africa] Following unrelenting pressure by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank, the Nigerian government intends to eliminate its fuel subsidy in July 2022.

Zimbabwe: Minister Fumes Over Incessant Power Cuts

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[New Zimbabwe] The Deputy Minister of Information Communication Technology (ICT) Dingumuzi Phuti has lamented incessant power cuts in Bulilima in Matabeleland South.

South Africa: Fossil Spine Suggests Ancient Human Relative Walked Like Us, but Climbed Like an Ape

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[The Conversation Africa] Around two million years ago an ancient human relative, Australopithecus sediba, lived in what is today South Africa, nearby a cave called Malapa that's a part of the Cradle of Humankind. Until recently, it was not clear how much the species spent climbing in trees and walking on two legs on the ground.

Nigeria: #GambiaDecides - Barrow Extends Lead, Wins More Votes in Fresh Results

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[Premium Times] The President of The Gambia, Adama Barrow, has extended his lead in results announced by the electoral umpire by winning 19 additional constituencies in Saturday's presidential election.

Kenya: Avoid Swollen Rivers - Kenyatta Warns After 23 Killed in River Enziu Bus Tragedy

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[Capital FM] Nairobi -- President Uhuru Kenyatta has warned Kenyans to avoid swollen rivers during the heavy rainy season after more than 23 people were killed when their bus was swept away in River Enziu.

Zimbabwe: Ministries Besiege Mthuli Over Inadequate Budget

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[New Zimbabwe] FINANCE minister Mthuli Ncube is under attack from almost all line ministries over the inadequate budget allocations for 2022, with the latest assault coming from the ministry of Primary and Secondary Education.

Gambia: Jonathan in Gambia, Speaks on Presidential Election

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[Premium Times] Former President Goodluck Jonathan who is currently in Banjul, as leader of a delegation of the West African Elders Forum (WAEF), has explained that the Forum is in The Gambia to ensure there is no election-related crisis, as Gambians vote in the country's December 4, 2021, presidential election.

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