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In a Climate of Uncertainty, Kenyan Farmers Turn to Peppers

In a Climate of Uncertainty, Kenyan Farmers Turn to Peppers

Reading Time: 2 minutes REUTERS In this arid stretch of Kajiado County, Kenya, where worsening heat and drought have been tough on livestock farmers, Arnold Ole Kapurua is experimenting…

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EU to Train Libyan Coast Guard

EU to Train Libyan Coast Guard

Reading Time: < 1 minute REUTERS The European Union plans to rapidly expand the training of Libyan Coast Guard personnel to stem migrant flows to Italy and to reduce deaths…

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Nigeria Takes Aim at Human Trafficking

Nigeria Takes Aim at Human Trafficking

Reading Time: < 1 minute REUTERS By rewarding whistleblowers, boosting prosecutions and challenging beliefs in black magic, Nigeria is ramping up its crusade against human trafficking. The effort is backed…

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AU Warns of 6,000 Returning Extremists

AU Warns of 6,000 Returning Extremists

Reading Time: < 1 minute REUTERS Up to 6,000 Africans who fought for ISIS in Iraq and Syria could return home, the African Union’s top security official warned, calling on…

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Ethiopia bets on clothes to build industrial future

Ethiopia bets on clothes to build industrial future

Reading Time: < 1 minute REUTERS Checkered shirts for the American chain Gap. Slate leggings for Swedish store H&M. Twill shorts for Germany’s Tchibo. They are among a growing list…

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Sahel Countries Unite Against Terror

Sahel Countries Unite Against Terror

Reading Time: 2 minutes REUTERS Five countries in the Sahel are setting up a security bloc to crack down on trafficking, terror and other cross-border crimes. The force assembled by…

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Nigeria Exchanges Prisoners for 82 Chibok Girls

Nigeria Exchanges Prisoners for 82 Chibok Girls

Reading Time: < 1 minute REUTERS Boko Haram militants in May 2017 released 82 schoolgirls who had been kidnapped from the northeastern Nigerian town of Chibok. The terrorist group, which…

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Nigeria-Morocco Pipeline Opens New Possibilities

Nigeria-Morocco Pipeline Opens New Possibilities

Reading Time: < 1 minute REUTERS Nigeria and Morocco have signed a joint venture to construct a gas pipeline that will connect the two nations and other African countries to…

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Kenya Burns Illegal Weapons

Kenya Burns Illegal Weapons

Reading Time: < 1 minute REUTERS Kenya set fire to 5,250 illegal firearms as part of a national effort to fight crimes such as cattle rustling, carjacking and terrorism. The…

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Tunisia Sweeps Out Terror Cells

Tunisia Sweeps Out Terror Cells

Reading Time: < 1 minute REUTERS Tunisian security forces dismantled 160 terror cells in the first 10 months of 2016, about 45 percent more than during all of 2015, the…

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