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Friday, December 3, 2021 - 19:17
Zimbabwe reported a sharp rise in coronavirus infections Friday despite measures to stem the spread of the virus, a day after it identified its first case of the new Omicron variant.
Friday, December 3, 2021 - 19:13
The music-hall singer who was reburied at the Pantheon spent time in Algeria between the 1930s and 1950s as an artist. But Baker was also a spy for French intelligence during the Second World War. She later adopted two orphans of Algerian origin: a Kabyle boy and a 'pied-noirs' girl.

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Friday, December 3, 2021 - 18:30
“I do not think anyone in Nigeria needs persuading of the need for urgent action on the environment. Desertification in the north, floods in the centre, pollution and erosion on the coast are enough evidence. For Nigeria, climate change is not about the perils of tomorrow, but what is happening...
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Friday, December 3, 2021 - 18:28
The government wants secondary school students to harvest crops to help frontline fighters.
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Friday, December 3, 2021 - 18:17
The Atlas Lions kicked off their campaign with a 4-0 victory over Palestine to go top of Group C
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Friday, December 3, 2021 - 18:11
Zimbabwe’s government, which has confirmed the presence of the omicron variant of COVID-19 in the country, has ruled out easing its new tough restrictions on visitors and returning citizens as it tries to contain the new variant. The country’s Vice President Constantino Chiwenga – who is also the...
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Friday, December 3, 2021 - 18:11
Meet Simba, the lion from Russia who is getting used to his new home here in Tanzania.
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Friday, December 3, 2021 - 18:00
In this episode, we discuss the role of women in conflict resolution and peacebuilding with Gini Reticker and Cecelia Danuweli.
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Friday, December 3, 2021 - 17:57
Voters in the tiny nation, the smallest on mainland Africa, are concerned about improving living conditions.
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Friday, December 3, 2021 - 17:45
An acquatic Santa swims with the fish at an aquarium in South Korean capital Seoul. Visitors can watch the festive diver feed fish and perform bubble tricks with air.
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Friday, December 3, 2021 - 17:32
A collective of 10 young Nigerian performers seeks to improve the lives of Orowonshoki's residents through dance at the "Slum Party", hoping to change the reputation of an area once blighted by gang violence.
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Friday, December 3, 2021 - 17:27
"I'm going to start watching all the episodes that I missed... you feel like you're in the film", says a Universal Studios Hollywood visitor as Hogwarts castle is lit up for Christmas at the California theme park on the 20th anniversary of the first Harry Potter film.
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Friday, December 3, 2021 - 17:23
Even though Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his deputy, Constantino Chiwenga, appear to be in good books while in public, insiders say, the latter’s allies are against the former's endorsement by some Zanu PF members to run for the 2023 elections. Hence, there has been an ongoing cold...
African news, analysis and opinion
Friday, December 3, 2021 - 17:19
Mandates should be considered only when all geographical, financial and cultural access issues have been addressed. They should be a last resort. Catherine Kyobutungi, Executive Director, African Population and Health Research Center Licensed as Creative Commons –...
Friday, December 3, 2021 - 17:06
[SAnews.gov.za] The fourth wave has sparked an increase in hospital admissions in children under the age of five, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) said.
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Friday, December 3, 2021 - 17:05
The "Slum Party" kicks off with a burst of music, dance and the flames of a fire breathing act
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Friday, December 3, 2021 - 16:58
The World Health Organization has recognized Botswana for its efforts to prevent the transmission of HIV from expectant mothers to unborn children. Officials say no children born to HIV-positive mothers this year had the virus. WHO awarded Botswana the ‘silver tier’ status this week; The silver...
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Friday, December 3, 2021 - 16:47
Ghana’s parliament has voted to reject the 2022 budget, the first time since the West African country returned to multi-party politics in 1992. The political impasse has created doubts about the future of a country that's seen as a rare bright spot for democratic governance in the region and could...
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Friday, December 3, 2021 - 16:42
When the power goes out in South Africa’s platinum mines—as it frequently does—emergency-response plans are activated to evacuate miners from the depths. And for every dark day in the mines, people above ground also suffer: businesses shutter their doors, refrigerators stop humming, health clinics...
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Friday, December 3, 2021 - 16:33
Thousands have answered PM Abiy Ahmed's call to join the country's armed forces to defeat a rebel uprising in the north and center of the country. September to February are a major crop harvesting season in Ethiopia
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