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Plea to share spare coronavirus vaccines in order to avert ‘moral catastrophe’
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Plea to share spare coronavirus vaccines in order to avert ‘moral catastrophe’

Jun 9th 2021, 9:50 AM 14,533 Views 16 Comments

Vaccine shipments into Africa have ground to a ‘near halt’, the WHO said last week.

Twitter suspended in Nigeria after president's tweet deleted for violating rules
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Twitter suspended in Nigeria after president's tweet deleted for violating rules

Jun 5th 2021, 6:46 PM 20,193 Views 19 Comments

The government directive has been condemned by international human rights groups.

At least 114 killed in Burkina Faso in deadliest jihadist attacks since 2015
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At least 114 killed in Burkina Faso in deadliest jihadist attacks since 2015

Jun 5th 2021, 4:17 PM 15,495 Views 6 Comments

The country’s president described the massacre as “barbaric” and three days of national mourning have been declared.

Chaos in African Union parliament with threats, scuffles and a man appearing to aim a head-high kick at a colleague
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Chaos in African Union parliament with threats, scuffles and a man appearing to aim a head-high kick at a colleague

May 31st 2021, 10:00 PM 24,653 Views 6 Comments

The man said he was trying to knock a phone out of another legislator’s hand when he aimed a kick in the direction of Pemmy Majodina of South Africa

Macron admits to French guilt over role in 1994 Rwandan genocide
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Macron admits to French guilt over role in 1994 Rwandan genocide

May 27th 2021, 2:18 PM 11,731 Views 7 Comments

The French president stopped short of an apology but recognised that France bears ‘an overwhelming responsibility’ for the killing of 800,000 people.

Spain confirms journalists murdered after abduction in Burkina Faso
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Spain confirms journalists murdered after abduction in Burkina Faso

Updated Apr 27th 2021, 2:00 PM 35,330 Views 10 Comments

An Irishman was also taken during the attack.

First female president of Tanzania sworn in after death of Magufuli from mystery illness
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First female president of Tanzania sworn in after death of Magufuli from mystery illness

Mar 19th 2021, 8:29 AM 15,765 Views 12 Comments

Questions remain over the true cause of the late president’s death, after multiple rumours he had Covid-19 or had sought treatment abroad.

Tanzania’s Covid-sceptic President John Magufuli dies aged 61
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Tanzania’s Covid-sceptic President John Magufuli dies aged 61

Mar 18th 2021, 7:10 AM 32,423 Views 20 Comments

He had said last year that Tanzania had eradicated Covid through three days of national prayer.

Leaders track progress on African bid to 'silence guns'
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Leaders track progress on African bid to 'silence guns'

Dec 6th 2020, 3:58 PM 11,859 Views 6 Comments

The Africa Union (AU) adopted a plan in 2013 to silence guns on the continent by the year 2020.

Namibia is planning to sell 170 live elephants because of drought and conflict
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Namibia is planning to sell 170 live elephants because of drought and conflict

Dec 3rd 2020, 10:00 PM 19,078 Views 30 Comments

The government had been criticised for shooting elephants to control overpopulation.

Africa records two million coronavirus cases amid fears of fresh surge
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Africa records two million coronavirus cases amid fears of fresh surge

Nov 19th 2020, 9:44 AM 17,345 Views 18 Comments

The continent of 1.3 billion people is being warned against ‘prevention fatigue’.

Failed asylum seeker claims he was abandoned by gardaí at airport six months ago
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Failed asylum seeker claims he was abandoned by gardaí at airport six months ago

Sep 22nd 2020, 12:26 PM 60,064 Views 0 Comments

The man claims he was left in an airport terminal without money, a telephone or his luggage, the High Court heard.

R&B singer Akon moves ahead with Black Panther-style city in Senegal
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R&B singer Akon moves ahead with Black Panther-style city in Senegal

Sep 1st 2020, 7:28 AM 47,466 Views 37 Comments

Akon, who first announced his idea for the utopian city in 2018, has described it as a “real-life Wakanda”.

South Africa reports record daily increase in coronavirus cases
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South Africa reports record daily increase in coronavirus cases

Jul 4th 2020, 1:13 PM 25,729 Views 6 Comments

More than 11 million people around the world are now known to have been infected since the pandemic began.

President Higgins says Ireland and Africa have each experienced racism and 'a suppressed culture'
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President Higgins says Ireland and Africa have each experienced racism and 'a suppressed culture'

Jun 10th 2020, 12:13 PM 21,934 Views 57 Comments

The President’s comments come at a time when there is is a global focus on the history of colonialism.

Al-Qaeda's chief in north Africa killed, says French defence minister
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Al-Qaeda's chief in north Africa killed, says French defence minister

Jun 5th 2020, 10:09 PM 24,530 Views 43 Comments

Abdelmalek Droukdel was the leader of al-Qaeda in north Africa.

Opinion: The virus may rapidly spread to countries that lack even the most basic resources to fight it
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Opinion: The virus may rapidly spread to countries that lack even the most basic resources to fight it

Mar 25th 2020, 7:00 PM 27,461 Views 24 Comments

Were coronavirus to spread across the entire African continent, countries will have to rely only on their own scarce resources, writes Trócaire CEO Caoimhe de Barra.

WHO warns Africa is ill-equipped to deal with coronavirus due to 'weaker health systems'
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WHO warns Africa is ill-equipped to deal with coronavirus due to 'weaker health systems'

Feb 22nd 2020, 1:45 PM 14,775 Views 12 Comments

There has been 200 suspected cases on the continent but nearly all have been confirmed negative.

'300 million were regularly tuning in' - Inside Africa's obsession with Premier League football
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'300 million were regularly tuning in' - Inside Africa's obsession with Premier League football

Jan 3rd 2020, 9:00 PM 11,564 Views 9 Comments

In an extract from his book, David Goldblatt looks at the continent’s remarkable devotion to the English top flight.

'300 million were regularly tuning in' - Inside Africa's obsession with Premier League football
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'300 million were regularly tuning in' - Inside Africa's obsession with Premier League football

Dec 27th 2019, 9:00 PM 12,015 Views 0 Comments

In an extract from his book, David Goldblatt looks at the continent’s remarkable devotion to the English top flight.

Nine sailors abducted by suspected pirates off African coast
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Nine sailors abducted by suspected pirates off African coast

Nov 4th 2019, 7:59 AM 16,396 Views 11 Comments

The Gulf of Guinea has become one of the most dangerous maritime regions in the world.

Dozens of elephants have died due to severe drought in Zimbabwe
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Dozens of elephants have died due to severe drought in Zimbabwe

Oct 21st 2019, 9:35 PM 11,590 Views 22 Comments

More than five million rural Zimbabweans – nearly a third of the population – are at risk of food shortages before the next harvest in 2020.

Poacher killed by elephant then eaten by lions in South Africa
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Poacher killed by elephant then eaten by lions in South Africa

Apr 7th 2019, 12:30 PM 69,827 Views 145 Comments

Only the man’s skull and a pair of trousers were recovered.

PSG open probe into claims of racial profiling of young players
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PSG open probe into claims of racial profiling of young players

Nov 8th 2018, 7:10 PM 3,137 Views 1 Comment

French investigative website Mediapart cited documents from the latest series of Football Leaks allegations.

Tanzania president orders arrests over Lake Victoria ferry disaster
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Tanzania president orders arrests over Lake Victoria ferry disaster

Updated Sep 21st 2018, 10:08 PM 24,859 Views 8 Comments

The MV Nyerere may have been carrying as many as 200 passengers.

Irish man due in UK court for attempting to smuggle rare bird eggs at Heathrow
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Irish man due in UK court for attempting to smuggle rare bird eggs at Heathrow

Jul 25th 2018, 8:27 AM 10,784 Views 0 Comments

Many of the eggs recovered on 26 June have now hatched.

Silicon Valley looks to Africa as a new tech frontier
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Silicon Valley looks to Africa as a new tech frontier

Jul 22nd 2018, 10:30 AM 12,718 Views 21 Comments

Many African governments have given the tech titans an enthusiastic welcome.

Boris Becker's diplomatic passport is 'fake' says Central Africa Republic
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Boris Becker's diplomatic passport is 'fake' says Central Africa Republic

Jun 19th 2018, 5:42 PM 49,102 Views 21 Comments

The document’s serial number corresponded to one of a batch of new passports that were stolen in 2014.

Tomorrow Fifa will choose between North America and Morocco to host 2026 World Cup
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Tomorrow Fifa will choose between North America and Morocco to host 2026 World Cup

Jun 11th 2018, 9:12 PM 9,831 Views 16 Comments

On the eve of the World Cup in Russia, 207 Fifa member nations will cast their vote in a congress of world football’s governing body.

At least 27 people killed after dam bursts in Kenya
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At least 27 people killed after dam bursts in Kenya

May 10th 2018, 10:47 AM 7,501 Views 2 Comments

Weeks of torrential rains in Kenya have led to flooding and mudslides that have left 159 dead.

This Cork dairy farmer drank blood fresh from a cow when she spent time farming with tribespeople in Kenya
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This Cork dairy farmer drank blood fresh from a cow when she spent time farming with tribespeople in Kenya

May 2nd 2018, 6:10 AM 13,352 Views 20 Comments

Paula Hynes travelled to Kenya to spend two-and-a-half weeks with a remote Maasai tribe.

Israel will send refugees to Western countries as deportation plan scrapped
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Israel will send refugees to Western countries as deportation plan scrapped

Apr 2nd 2018, 7:30 PM 19,776 Views 54 Comments

The original scheme was criticised by the United Nations.

Big Tobacco made €7,900 for every dead smoker in 2015, according to a new report
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Big Tobacco made €7,900 for every dead smoker in 2015, according to a new report

Mar 9th 2018, 6:05 AM 11,748 Views 68 Comments

The latest edition of the Tobacco Atlas says that the industry is maximising profits by targeting the ‘vulnerable’ in places like Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.

A change collection that became an Irish institution is back
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A change collection that became an Irish institution is back

Feb 17th 2018, 9:45 AM 15,494 Views 25 Comments

Kumba from Sierra Leone is this year’s cover star.

South Africa's ruling party has decided to oust scandal-tainted President Zuma - reports
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South Africa's ruling party has decided to oust scandal-tainted President Zuma - reports

Feb 13th 2018, 7:17 AM 5,845 Views 7 Comments

Jacob Zuma has refused to resign, local media reported.

Suspected poacher mauled to death and eaten by pack of lions in South Africa
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Suspected poacher mauled to death and eaten by pack of lions in South Africa

Feb 12th 2018, 11:01 AM 111,717 Views 216 Comments

The remains were found at the weekend in the bush at a private game park in the northern province of Limpopo

'Raped women are forced to marry their rapists to maintain their family's name'
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'Raped women are forced to marry their rapists to maintain their family's name'

Feb 11th 2018, 7:30 PM 11,601 Views 82 Comments

Jenifer Williams lives in Dublin but grew up in the Congo, she described it as “a ground of no mercy”.

These Israeli teeth show modern humans left Africa 100,000 years earlier than thought
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These Israeli teeth show modern humans left Africa 100,000 years earlier than thought

Jan 28th 2018, 3:30 PM 17,316 Views 36 Comments

The ancient jawbone is believed to be somewhere between 177,000 and 194,000 years old.

Non-emergency surgical death rates in Africa are double the global average
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Non-emergency surgical death rates in Africa are double the global average

Jan 4th 2018, 6:15 AM 5,462 Views 5 Comments

Elective surgeries in African countries have a death rate double that of the global average, a new study reveals.

'You could hear the bones breaking' - South Africa haunted by racially charged murders
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'You could hear the bones breaking' - South Africa haunted by racially charged murders

Dec 27th 2017, 6:05 AM 33,880 Views 10 Comments

Robert Turner was one of the latest victims of a long campaign of violence against the country’s farmers who are largely white.

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