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Guinea-Bissau votes for president amid tension, unrest

Guinea-Bissau is holding a presidential election against a backdrop of political tension and unrest on the streets of the impoverished West African country. Twelve candidates...

India tightens screws as daily COVID-19 infections exceed 100,000

India reported a record rise in COVID-19 infections on Monday, becoming the second country after the United States to post more than 100,000 new...

G7 leaders describe Afghan evacuation as an “immediate priority” as deadline...

Leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) countries said on Tuesday that they will continue to work toward the safe evacuation of their citizens...

First tweet fetches $2.9 million at auction

The first message ever fired off at Twitter sold on Monday for $2.9 million when its sender Jack Dorsey accepted the winning bid for the collectible...

Libya might backslide to chaos, UN envoy warns

United Nations (UN) Special Envoy for Libya Jan Kubis warned the Security Council on Thursday that efforts must be made to avoid having the...

TALK AFRICA: Making Africa’s roads safer

Over 1.3 million people die from road accidents every year; that is an average of 1 life lost every 24 seconds! And according to the...

COVID-19 worsens Zimbabwe’s pre-existing socio-economic challenges: WFP

The COVID-19 pandemic has worsened Zimbabwe's pre-existing socio-economic challenges, with urban centers now on the frontline of the current rise in acute hunger, the...

Wildfires in Algeria leave 42 dead, including 25 soldiers

At least 25 soldiers died saving residents from wildfires ravaging mountain forests and villages east of Algeria’s capital, the president announced Tuesday night as...

Four people killed after bus plunges into river in central Nigeria

Four people were killed and seven others critically injured after a passenger bus lost control and plunged into a river in central Nigeria's Kogi...

Train hits and kills three in Morroco

Three people died Sunday night after being struck by a train in the suburb of Casablanca, Morocco's economic hub. The accident occurred near the town...
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