Fighting Famine

Fighting Famine

Tracking and Relieving Hunger Can Be a Challenge. The Key for Soldiers? Knowing Their Role By the time the world hears about a famine, it’s probably too…

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The Fight for Fertile Land

The Fight for Fertile Land

Africa’s pastoralists and farmers are in conflict. Boko Haram sees an opportunity. ADF STAFF For generations, Fulani herdsmen have roamed North Africa, grazing their animals….

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At War with Malaria

At War with Malaria

The Mosquito-Borne Disease Is a Continental Problem, but a Program is Equipping African Militaries to Fight It ADF STAFF An insidious, debilitating force has attacked…

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SOLDIERS TO THE RESCUE

SOLDIERS TO THE RESCUE

Armed Forces Have The Skills And Tools To Respond To Crises ADF STAFF or years, when countries needed their armed forces’ help during natural disasters,…

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African Cinemas Make a Comeback

African Cinemas Make a Comeback

VOICE OF AMERICA Africa’s largest film festival, FESPACO, celebrated its 25th edition in 2017. The main venue, as always, was the old and respectable Cine…

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N’Dour Lends Star Power to Malaria Fight

N’Dour Lends Star Power to Malaria Fight

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Youssou N’Dour, Senegal’s — and perhaps Africa’s — most famous musician, is throwing his weight behind malaria eradication in his homeland. N’Dour has…

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Africa Wants Five More Slots for World Cup

Africa Wants Five More Slots for World Cup

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE FIFA officials say that Africa wants 10 places in the 48-nation World Cup in 2026, up five slots. The current system has 32…

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Chadian Official Takes Helm of AU

Chadian Official Takes Helm of AU

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Moussa Faki Mahamat, former foreign minister of Chad, assumed office as head of the African Union Commission, pledging to reform the institution and…

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Tunisia Prevents 27,000 from Joining Terror Groups

Tunisia Prevents 27,000 from Joining Terror Groups

ADF STAFF Tunisian authorities announced they have stopped more than 27,000 young people from joining terror groups since 2012. Interior Minister Hadi al-Majdoub said the…

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Tanzania Puts Poaching ‘Devil’ Behind Bars

Tanzania Puts Poaching ‘Devil’ Behind Bars

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Tanzania sentenced its most notorious poacher, nicknamed “The Devil,” to 12 years in prison for running an ivory trafficking network across five African…

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