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Côte d’Ivoire Leads Charge Against Counterfeit Drugs

Côte d’Ivoire Leads Charge Against Counterfeit Drugs

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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

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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Ghana, U.S. Strengthen Partnership for Disaster Response

Ghana, U.S. Strengthen Partnership for Disaster Response

Reading Time: < 1 minute GHANA NEWS AGENCY Security professionals in Ghana and their counterparts from U.S. Africa Command held a forum to better prepare for disasters. The event focused…

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Germany Donates Patrol Boats  for Fight Against Boko Haram

Germany Donates Patrol Boats for Fight Against Boko Haram

Reading Time: < 1 minute DEFENCEWEB Germany has given five patrol boats to the Nigerian Navy, which will use them to patrol Lake Chad and coastal creeks and deltas. The…

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Worldwide Piracy Hits 20-Year Low

Worldwide Piracy Hits 20-Year Low

Reading Time: 1 minute DEFENCEWEB Piracy across the world dropped in 2017 as officials reported a total of 180 attacks against ships to the International Maritime Bureau (IMB). This…

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Blind Ethiopian Activist Battles for the Disabled

Blind Ethiopian Activist Battles for the Disabled

Reading Time: 2 minutes AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Yetnebersh Nigussie’s first battle for disability rights was in law school, when she successfully pushed university administrators to provide Braille textbooks for blind…

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