Egypt, Sudan Join Forces to Secure Border

Egypt, Sudan Join Forces to Secure Border

REUTERS Egypt and Sudan, two countries facing cross-border threats from militias operating in Libya, have agreed to set up joint military patrols along their border….

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Senegal Launches Cyber Security School

Senegal Launches Cyber Security School

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Senegal has inaugurated a cyber security school that aims to strengthen West Africa’s defense against computer hackers and prevent the internet from being…

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U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Somalia Returns

U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Somalia Returns

BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS The United States has re-established a diplomatic presence in Somalia for the first time in nearly 30 years. The Department of…

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‘Doctor Miracle’ Wins Nobel Prize

‘Doctor Miracle’ Wins Nobel Prize

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Photo by AFP/GETTY IMAGES In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, they call him “Doctor Miracle” for his surgical skill and dedication to helping…

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Côte d’Ivoire Leads Charge Against Counterfeit Drugs

Côte d’Ivoire Leads Charge Against Counterfeit Drugs

Photo by AFP/GETTY IMAGES Côte d’Ivoire authorities have seized nearly 400 metric tons of fake medicine over two years. The country is battling the scourge of…

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U.S. Doubles Support to G5 Sahel Force

U.S. Doubles Support to G5 Sahel Force

ADF STAFF Photo by AFP/GETTY IMAGES The U.S. has pledged $111 million to the G5 Sahel Force to bolster the fight against extremism in the Sahel…

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Seychelles President Calls for Action to Save Seas

Seychelles President Calls for Action to Save Seas

President Danny Faure of the Seychelles spoke for island nations around the world by calling for action to clean up the ocean. He spoke at…

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Google to Open AI Research Center in Ghana

Google to Open AI Research Center in Ghana

ADF STAFF Google plans to open its first artificial intelligence (AI) center on the African continent. The center, which was slated to open in 2018…

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Tourists Return to Tunisia After Terror Attacks

Tourists Return to Tunisia After Terror Attacks

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Tunisia’s tourism industry, hard hit by terror attacks in 2015, is rebounding, with revenues up nearly a third in the beginning of 2018,…

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EU to Train Libyan Coast Guard

EU to Train Libyan Coast Guard

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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