Market Reopens at Cameroonian Border

Market Reopens at Cameroonian Border

VOICE OF AMERICA Trade is returning to Cameroon’s border communities more than two years after the start of the regional military offensive against Boko Haram…

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Thutmose III the Warrior Pharaoh

Thutmose III the Warrior Pharaoh

ADF STAFF In the course of more than 3,000 years, 170 pharaohs ruled Egypt. Of those, the greatest military leader was Thutmose III, the sixth…

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Where Am I?

Where Am I?

According to legend, this site is the capital of a kingdom ruled by the Queen of Sheba. This important trading center was built between 1100…

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Viewpoint

Viewpoint

U.S. Africa Command Staff In a crisis, speed is essential. Whether it is a natural disaster, a disease outbreak or a conflict, security professionals know…

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Africa Makes Progress in Disease Prevention

Africa Makes Progress in Disease Prevention

Although outbreaks of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases have surfaced all over the globe, no continent has been harder hit than Africa. The Ebola epidemic…

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Modern Life Intrudes on Ancient Salt Trade

Modern Life Intrudes on Ancient Salt Trade

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Every morning, hundreds of men converge on a dry lakebed in Ethiopia, where they cleave at the ground with axes to extract salt….

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Nigerian Makes History with Solo Flight Around the World

Nigerian Makes History with Solo Flight Around the World

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Nigerian airline pilot Ademola Odujinrin, known as “Lola,” has become the first African to fly solo around the world. The 38-year-old left Washington,…

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Kenya to reopen border with Somalia

Kenya to reopen border with Somalia

VOICE OF AMERICA The Kenyan government says it will open the border with Somalia to boost trade and allow the flow of people between the…

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Nigeria Marks Democracy Day

Nigeria Marks Democracy Day

ADF STAFF Government officials and citizens packed into the stands of Freedom Square in Owerri, Nigeria, on May 29, 2017, to mark an important date…

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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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