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COVID-19 deaths in Africa surge

Namibia, South Africa, Tunisia, Uganda and Zambia accounted for 83% of the new deaths recorded in the past week.
World Health Organization
By WHO
An image of Margaret Chepoteltel of Amudat District.
Gender

'My daughters will never undergo FGM'

— Survivors are leading the push to end female genital mutilation
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Africa needs a strategy for ‘emerging partners’

Report assesses growing ties with China and other Southern economies
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Africa needs a strategy for ‘emerging partners’

Report assesses growing ties with China and other Southern economies
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At last, signs of progress on AIDS

Policy shift in South Africa, as new infections decline across the continent
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Security for the highest bidder

Shoddy policing for the many, costly private protection for the few
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Safeguarding Africa’s fishing waters

Regional action needed to stop illegal trawlers off the coast
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Setting foreign fighters on the road home

Repatriation of ex-combatants vital to securing regional peace
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Linking disarmament with justice

chieving peace should not mean ignoring past atrocities
NEPAD in action

Internet enriches learning in rural Uganda

NEPAD e-schools connecting students to the world
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Seeking peace with justice in Uganda

International charges filed against northern rebel leaders
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Traditional healers boost primary health care

Reaching patients missed by modern medicine
Health Campaign