Africa:Using Data to Combat Prejudice Against Immigrants

Africa:Using Data to Combat Prejudice Against Immigrants

Photo: A. D’Amato/UNHCR Two young Eritreans wait to board a ferry at Samos Island, Greece.(file photo). By Daniel Gutman Buenos Aires — What are the contributions of migrants to trade, to the economy of their countries of destination and origin?...
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Jacob Zuma Prepares to Depart a Diminished A.N.C.

Jacob Zuma Prepares to Depart a Diminished A.N.C.

In his final address as party leader, Mr. Zuma acknowledged that the A.N.C. had been weakened and needed to be renewed. But he blamed outside forces — which have also been the ones to check his exercise of power —...
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Beyond Boko Haram’s Reach, Love and Feminism Flourish

Beyond Boko Haram’s Reach, Love and Feminism Flourish

But there is another Maiduguri entirely, one that helps shed light on the ideological battle at play in Nigeria’s north: This is a regional capital recognized for welcoming people of all religions and ethnicities, a college town long known for...
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Vincent Nguini, Guitarist With Paul Simon, Dies at 65

Vincent Nguini, Guitarist With Paul Simon, Dies at 65

Although Mr. Nguini made his musical career first in Paris and then New York City, he often returned to Cameroon to generate ideas. Photo Vincent Nguini in an undated photograph. “He was the most creative musician I’ve ever worked with,”...
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Africa:At Least 66 Journalists ‘Languishing in African Jails’ – Media Watchdog

Africa:At Least 66 Journalists ‘Languishing in African Jails’ – Media Watchdog

Photo: Tonny Omondi/The Nation Journalists react after they were teargassed by anti-riot police who did not want to be filmed during a demonstration in Kisumu on October 13, 2017 (file photo). At least 262 journalists have been jailed for doing...
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Africa:’Record Number of Journalists Jailed in 2017′

Africa:’Record Number of Journalists Jailed in 2017′

Photo: Tonny Omondi/The Nation Journalists react after they were teargassed by anti-riot police who did not want to be filmed during a demonstration in Kisumu on October 13, 2017 (file photo). By Faith Nyamai The number of journalists imprisoned worldwide...
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Africa:’Half The World Lacks Access to Essential Health Services’

Africa:’Half The World Lacks Access to Essential Health Services’

Photo: WHO/Alison Clements-Hunt The report shows that the 21st century has seen an increase in the number of people able to obtain some key health services, such as immunization and family planning. press release Tokyo — At least half of...
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Rwanda Accuses France of Complicity in 1994 Genocide

Rwanda Accuses France of Complicity in 1994 Genocide

Some examples of French complicity remain raw 23 years later. “There were cases where they found Tutsi refugees, saw them, and then left them, and more of them were killed,” said Timothy P. Longman, the director of the African Studies...
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Africa:Health Policies Must Focus On Needs of Individuals

Africa:Health Policies Must Focus On Needs of Individuals

Photo: Tami Hultman/allAfrica Mother and healthy baby at a family planning clinic in the Oromiyaa region of Ethiopia. interview Between 12-15 December the Universal Health Coverage Forum 2017 will take place Tokyo, Japan. This major gathering, co-hosted by the...
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Africa:Universal Health Coverage Day – So Much More Than ‘Health for All’

Africa:Universal Health Coverage Day – So Much More Than ‘Health for All’

Photo: Tami Hultman/allAfrica Mother and healthy baby at a family planning clinic in the Oromiyaa region of Ethiopia. opinion By Toyin Saraki Is universal health coverage the key to unlocking the potential of countries like Nigeria, to bring equality, health.....
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Africa:CAF President Sends Condolences Following Benjamin Massing’s Death

Africa:CAF President Sends Condolences Following Benjamin Massing’s Death

Photo: Camer.be Former Cameroon international Benjamin Massing, infamous for his tackling at the World Cup in 1990, has died aged 55. CAF President Ahmad has sent a message of condolence to the president of the Normalisation Committee following the death...
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