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UN Chief: Global Economic Recovery Uneven

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged international business leaders and economists on Monday to do their part to make post-COVID19 economic recovery equitable across the globe.“At this critical moment, we are setting in stone a lopsided recove…

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While Attacks Persist, Nigerian Authorities Say They’re Responding

ABUJA, NIGERIA — Nigerian authorities say the military is responding to a series of killings and kidnappings by gunmen in the country’s northwest. In the latest attack, gunmen on motorcycles Saturday raided a village in Kebbi State, killing at least 50…

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Uganda Hit by Fuel Shortage as Trucks Stuck in Tailbacks

KAMPALA, UGANDA — Ugandans were struggling Monday with a fuel shortage that has sent prices skyrocketing, as hundreds of trucks remain stuck in huge tailbacks at the border with Kenya.Energy Minister Ruth Nankabirwa said the border delays were caused b…

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Medics: Sudan Security Forces Kill 7 Protesters in Anti-coup Rallies

KHARTOUM — Sudanese forces killed seven anti-coup protesters Monday in one of the deadliest days of recent rallies against a military takeover, medics said, as security chiefs vowed to hold to account those they accused of causing “chaos.”The latest vi…

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UN Agency Calls for International Action to End Sahel Conflict

GENEVA — UNHCR, the U.N. Refugee Agency is calling for international action to end the armed conflict in Africa’s Central Sahel region, a conflict that has killed tens of thousands of people and displaced more than 2.5 million over the last decade.Data…

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UN Grants $150 Million in Aid for 13 Underfunded Crises

GENEVA — The United Nations is allocating $150 million from its Central Emergency Response Fund to support seriously underfunded humanitarian operations in 13 countries in Africa, the Americas, Asia and the Middle East.Topping the list of underfunded c…

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Cameroon Begins Mass COVID-19 Tests to Encourage Football Turnout

YAOUNDE — Cameroon launched a massive campaign Sunday for fans to be tested and vaccinated against COVID-19 to fill stadiums in the ongoing Africa Football Cup of Nations the country is hosting. Cameroon and African football officials say only 2,000 su…

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Government Spokesperson, Former Journalist Injured in Somalia Bombing

A suicide bomber in the Somali capital has injured government spokesman and former journalist Mohamed Ibrahim Moalimuu.Witnesses told VOA Somali that a suicide bomber ran toward Moalimuu’s vehicle in central Mogadishu and detonated an explosive vest.Mo…

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