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Artists Flock to Dakar for Biennale

One of the most prominent events in the world of contemporary African art is kicking off in the Senegalese capital after a four-year absence due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 14th edition of the Dakar Biennale features the work of hundreds of artists f…

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Rwanda Says Territory Shelled by Congo, Requests Probe

Rwanda said on Monday that it had requested a regional body to investigate shelling of its territory by the military of neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo and that the attack had injured several people and damaged property.The alleged incident co…

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IMF extends Somalia funding to August following election

WASHINGTON— The International Monetary Fund has agreed to extend the duration of a crucial aid package to Somalia, following a long-overdue presidential election last weekend.The three-year $400m aid package from the IMF had been set to automatically e…

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Century-Old Canal Project Sparks Opposition in South Sudan

A petition to stop the revival of the 118-year-old Jonglei Canal project in South Sudan, started by one of the country’s top academics, is gaining traction in the country, with the waterway touted as a catastrophic environmental and social disaster for…

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African Union Chief Announces Visits to Moscow, Kyiv

Senegalese President Macky Sall said Sunday he would travel to Russia and Ukraine soon on behalf of the African Union, whose presidency he currently holds.The trip had been due to take place on May 18 but didn’t go ahead due to scheduling issues and ne…

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WHO Expects More Cases of Monkeypox to Emerge Globally

LONDON — The World Health Organization said it expects to identify more cases of monkeypox as it expands surveillance in countries where the disease is not typically found.As of Saturday, 92 confirmed cases and 28 suspected cases of monkeypox have been…

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Africa To Invest In Health Of Women, Children In Humanitarian Settings

NAIROBI, Provision of quality and affordable healthcare services to women, children and adolescents in Africa’s conflict hotspots will be a priority, to avert a humanitarian crisis, senior officials said at a virtual forum.Margaret Agama-Anyetei, actin…

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Africa To Invest In Health Of Women, Children In Humanitarian Settings

NAIROBI, Provision of quality and affordable healthcare services to women, children and adolescents in Africa’s conflict hotspots will be a priority, to avert a humanitarian crisis, senior officials said at a virtual forum.Margaret Agama-Anyetei, actin…

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