Algeria’s Ancient Pyramid Tombs Still Shrouded in Mystery

Algeria’s Ancient Pyramid Tombs Still Shrouded in Mystery

Algeria’s pyramid tombs, called the Jeddars, are unique relics of an ancient era. The 13 monuments, whose square stone bases are topped with angular mounds,…

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Malawi Introduces Groundbreaking Malaria Vaccine

Malawi Introduces Groundbreaking Malaria Vaccine

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Malawi has launched the world’s first malaria vaccine in a program to prevent a disease that kills hundreds of thousands across Africa and…

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Efforts Could Bring Hope for Snakebite Victims

Efforts Could Bring Hope for Snakebite Victims

In 2015, a puff adder bit 4-year-old Chepchirchir Kiplagat. She lost the use of the left side of her body. Sleeping beside her, 2-year-old Scholar…

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South African Surgeons Make History with 3D Printed Ear Implants

South African Surgeons Make History with 3D Printed Ear Implants

South African surgeons successfully performed the world’s first implant of middle-ear bones that used 3D printed components, a research university said. The technique “may be…

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Roving Cinema plays in Central Africa

Roving Cinema plays in Central Africa

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE A giant screen flickers to life in a remote village in the equatorial forest of the Central African Republic. About 200 villagers take…

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Africa Eyes Mobile Gaming Boom

Africa Eyes Mobile Gaming Boom

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE An army of humans laid waste to an alien colony as South African video game maker Simon Spreckley enthusiastically controlled the action using…

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Bananas Help Peel Away Angola’s Oil Dependency

Bananas Help Peel Away Angola’s Oil Dependency

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Boxes of green bananas are shifted one by one from a stack of crates into a refrigerated shipping container in Caxito, Angola. Stamped…

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Powerhouse of Talent Showcased at Awards Show

Powerhouse of Talent Showcased at Awards Show

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Nigeria’s Davido won the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) trophy for artist of the year, leading a strong showing for West Africa’s Afrobeats…

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South African Kids Learn to Code

South African Kids Learn to Code

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE It’s Wednesday, 2 p.m. sharp in the densely populated South African township of Ivory Park —time for about 60 11-year-olds to duel at…

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Festival Honors Benin’s Storytelling Heritage

Festival Honors Benin’s Storytelling Heritage

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Photo by AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Dusk settled on Sainte-Cecile square, and the oil lanterns cast a soft yellow light as a storyteller captivated the…

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