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History shows that wars are not always won with just bombs and bullets. To defeat an enemy and preserve the peace, Soldiers must win the…

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‘A Source of Enduring Pride’

‘A Source of Enduring Pride’

It is said that it is only in the service to one’s fellow human that one’s mettle is truly tested. And the Armed Forces of…

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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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Bridge Brings Together The Gambia, Senegal

Bridge Brings Together The Gambia, Senegal

Senegal’s southern Casamance region has long been isolated from the more populous north by a geographic peculiarity: The Gambia, and the namesake river that runs…

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Cameroonian Football Star Opens Academy for Girls

Cameroonian Football Star Opens Academy for Girls

Cameroon’s top female football star has opened an academy to teach the sport to girls. The academy is the first of its kind in the…

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Comic Books Showcase African Narratives

Comic Books Showcase African Narratives

To “showcase the best African narratives,” some artists and writers have teamed up to publish comic books in print and online. They also are experimenting…

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Senegal Unveils Museum of Black Civilizations

Senegal Unveils Museum of Black Civilizations

Senegal has opened its new $34 million Museum of Black Civilizations in the capital, Dakar. It follows calls from Senegal and other African nations for…

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Netflix Reveals First African Original Series

Netflix Reveals First African Original Series

BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS Netflix is to launch its first African original series in 2020. Queen Sono is “a drama about a secret agent who…

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