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Nigeria: Nigerian Albinos Demand Authorities Restore Free Cancer Treatment

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[VOA] Abuja, Nigeria -- Nigerian Cynthia Ukachi, who has albinism, first noticed the changes on her skin in 2018. When she went to the hospital, she was told it was an early stage of skin cancer, and that it had started because of exposure to the sun.

Africa: Roe v Wade - Why Africans Should CARE

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[Africa-US Forum] Johannesburg -- On the night of 2 May 2022, we woke up to news that a Roe versus Wade draft decision by the U.S. Supreme Court had been leaked indicating that the ruling in that abortion case might be overturned. Abortion is not only at the center of American political discourse but in Africa as well. This article explores the implications for Africa.

Africa's week in pictures: 20-26 May 2022

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A selection of the best photos from across Africa and beyond this week.

Using 3D-printing to build a school in Madagascar

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Maggie Grout has started an NGO that will 3D-print schools where access to education is not guaranteed.

African Union extraordinary summits will tackle humanitarian, political crises

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The executive council of the African Union met in Malabo Thursday, ahead of two summits (Friday and Satruday) set to tackle the humanitarian & political crisis the continent faces.

DJ Sbu’s Net Worth, Businesses and Cars

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DJ Sbu has amassed quite a fortune from his work as an entertainer and entrepreneur. Know about his businesses and net worth in here.

‘Protracted political impasse’ further polarizing Libya

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Despite UN efforts, political, economic and security deadlock continues in Libya, the UN political affairs chief told the Security Council on Thursday, adding

South Africa needs $250 bn to transition from coal - report

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South Africa needs $250 bn to transition from coal - report

Europe looks to Africa for energy security [Business Africa]

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As Europe takes action to reduce imports of Russian gas, the continent's leaders have been looking to Africa as an alternative energy supplier. So far, deals have been signed with Algeria, Angola, Congo, Nigeria, and others are thought to be on the way

Algeria, Italy sign new energy supply deal

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Rome is looking for more energy supply from Algiers as it prepares to cut dependence on Russian gas

Senegal: Relatives grieve loss of babies killed in hospital fire

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In western Senegal, grieving families continue to come to the Mame Abdou Aziz Sy Dabakh Hospital for answers. Eleven new born babies died in the Tivaouane facility after a blaze broke out late Wednesday in the neonatal unit.

Rival Libya leader Bashagha says he has no plans to rule from Tripoli

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African nations leading the way on ‘food systems transformation’: Guterres 

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African countries are at the vanguard of a vital transformation of food systems to simultaneously address food security, nutrition, social and environmental

Africa: U.S. Senate Committee Hears from Six Nominees for Key Africa Ambassadorial Posts

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[allAfrica] The U.S. Senate moved a bit closer to confirmation of President Biden's nominees for six key ambassadorial posts in Africa with a hearing on Tuesday. [Watch]

Zimbabwe's African elephant summit ends

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The first African Elephant Summit came to a close Thursday, in Hwange, northern Zimbabwe. Harare, some of its neighbours in southern Africa, Japan and China -two large consumer markets of elephant tusk- gathered in a bid to develop a new management strategy and promote the lifting of a ban on ivory

Niger's army kill about 40 jihadists

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Niger's army killed about 40 jihadists

Chile welcomes first stop of Banksy tribute exhibitions in Latin America

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Santiago, Chile, has welcome on Wednesday 25. May, "THE ART OF BANKSY: Without Limits", an exhibition that pays tribute to Banksy.

Campaign posters and billboards proliferate ahead of Nigeria's main parties' primaries

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The ruling All Progressives Congress party and the opposition People's Democratic Party gear up to hold primaries to elect their candidates for the presidential race

Covid-19 exacerbates mental health issues in Kenya

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In Kibera slums, a 68-member self-help group known as 'Ushirika Stress-Free' aims to help residents cope with the economic downturn caused by COVID-19. The group offers counseling and group therapy at no cost

Two dead in protest over arrested Burkina gold miners

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Two people have been confirmed dead in Houndé, western Burkina Faso following clashes between police and angry gold miners.

Gambia: Gambia Validates Truth Commission's Work and Promises Justice

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[JusticeInfo.net] It is a milestone for the future of The Gambia. On Wednesday 25 May, the government, after five months of deliberation, finally said how it intends to implement the recommendations of the Truth Commission. Justice Minister Dawda Jallow said it has accepted all but two of the commission's 265 recommendations and announced the creation of a special court to prosecute alleged perpetrators, including senior officials and former president Yahya Jammeh.

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