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Back in the spotlight: Africa's Great Green Wall
After years of struggling with insufficient funds, efforts to build Africa's Great Green Wall -- a massive defence line against desertification -- have received a major boost.
22 Killed As Gunmen Attack IDP Camp In DR Congo
A new attack on the Ivo displaced people’s camp in the northeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday claimed the lives of 22 civilians, an aid worker said.
Huawei "ignoring" concerns as African governments use its tech to censor citizens
Press freedom lobby Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has released a new internet surveillance report which finds that Chinese telecommunications technology giant, Huawei, is "ignoring" concerns around privacy in Africa. The tech company is abetting African governments in intruding on the private lives of its citizens and helps limit freedom of information.
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G7 Ministers Meet As New Covid Strain Spreads Around The Globe
G7 health ministers were to hold an emergency meeting Monday on the new Omicron Covid-19 strain spreading the globe and forcing border closures, as experts race to understand what the variant means for the fight to end the pandemic.
Russia: Over 50 people die in Siberian mine accident
At least 52 people died in a Russian mining accident in Siberia, authorities announced on Thursday
Channel deaths: More migrants risk dangerous journey to UK today - as minister claims 'progress' in stopping crossings
More migrants have made the dangerous journey across the Channel today, less than 24 hours after 27 people died when their boat capsized off the coast of Calais
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