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Over 1,000 lawyers demonstrate for ‘change’ in Algeria

March 24, 2019

Algerian lawyers hold placards and national flags during a demonstration against ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in the centre of the capital Algiers on March 23, 2019. AFP PHOTO By AFP IN SUMMARY Chanting “we’re fed up” with this government and calling on the political system to “go away”, the lawyers, wearing their black robes, waved […]

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Africa cyclone death toll surges past 600, ‘worst yet to come’

March 24, 2019

  Manduana Manaque, 70, stays on a roof under the rain with her belongings in Buzi, on March 23, 2019, after the area was hit by the Cyclone Idai. AFP PHOTOS IN SUMMARY Districts west of Beira resemble an inland lake, and thousands of people are still trapped on roof tops. Nearly 90,000 people are […]

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Flooding in Mozambique reaches crisis level as UN appeals for help

March 23, 2019

The United Nations World Food Programme raised the crisis classification for Mozambique’s flooding after it was struck by Tropical Cyclone Idai to its highest level, which it said put the disaster on par with Syria and Yemen. “The designation will accelerate the massive operational scale-up now underway to assist victims,” the WFP said in an […]

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Dozens killed amid escalating violence in Mali

March 23, 2019

By Reuters March 23, 2019 Gunmen killed more than 60 Fulani herders in central Mali on Saturday, a local mayor said, in one of the deadliest such attacks in a region reeling from worsening ethnic and jihadist violence. The assaults on the villages of Ogossagou and Welingara took place as a United Nations Security Council […]

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C-Sections 50 times more deadly in Africa

March 16, 2019

By VOA The death rate among women undergoing a C-section to deliver a baby is about 50 times higher in Africa than in most wealthy nations, researchers said Friday. One in 200 women dies during or soon after a cesarean in a sampling of nearly 3,700 births across 22 African countries, they reported in The […]

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Cyclone batters Zimbabwe, at least 24 people dead

March 16, 2019

    Cyclone Idai, which brought floodwater and destruction to areas of Mozambique and Malawi, hit Zimbabwe on Friday, cutting off power and communications. “Number of deaths is confirmed at 24 mainly from Chimanimani east. The number of missing people is currently 40 (and) the fatalities include 2 students,” the ministry said on Twitter. Joshua […]

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