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Africa’s Coronavirus Death Toll Tops 100,000

The coronavirus death toll on the African continent surpassed 100,000 on Friday, as African countries struggled to obtain vaccines to counteract the pandemic.South Africa alone accounts for nearly half of the confirmed deaths in Africa with 48,859, acc...
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Staggering Level of Violence in South Sudan Threatens to Spiral Out of Control, UN Warns

U.N. investigators warn that unprecedented levels of ethnically based violence in South Sudan threaten to spiral out of control because of lack of justice and accountability. The report issued Friday will be submitted to the U.N. Human Rights Council,...
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Amid Clashes in Mogadishu, Analysts Warn Somalia Could Slip Back into Civil War

Politicians and analysts warn that clashes in Mogadishu, Somalia’s capital, between the federal government and supporters of opposition presidential candidates could escalate the country’s political crisis into a full-blown conflict.Tension has been si...
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Clandestine Training of Somali Forces in Eritrea Stirs Families’ Concern

Somalia’s government sent thousands of recruits to Eritrea for military training in a clandestine operation, as the country faces al-Shabab threats, the recent withdrawal of U.S. military personnel and the projected drawdown of African Union peacekeepi...
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