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Women Left Behind: Gender Gap Emerges in Africa’s Vaccines

The health outreach workers who drove past Lama Mballow’s village with a megaphone handed out T-shirts emblazoned with the words: “I GOT MY COVID-19 VACCINE!”By then, the women in Sare Gibel already had heard the rumors on social media: The vaccines co…

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Women Left Behind: Gender Gap Emerges in Africa’s Vaccines

The health outreach workers who drove past Lama Mballow’s village with a megaphone handed out T-shirts emblazoned with the words: “I GOT MY COVID-19 VACCINE!”By then, the women in Sare Gibel already had heard the rumors on social media: The vaccines co…

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Volunteers in the Sky Watch Over Migrant Rescues by Sea

As dozens of African migrants traversed the Mediterranean Sea on a flimsy white rubber boat, a small aircraft circling 1,000 feet above closely monitored their attempt to reach Europe.The twin-engine Seabird, owned by the German non-governmental organi…

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How Social Media Became a Battleground in the Tigray Conflict

When Ethiopian federal forces and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) started fighting in November 2020, a second front quickly opened online, where both sides seek to control the narrative.Social media became a battleground, with the Ethiopian…

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