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The agreement follows nine months of massive street protests that recalled the Arab Spring.

  • Aug 17, 2019

Zimbabweans weather repeated crackdowns amid an implosion of public services. 

  • Aug 16, 2019

Sarah Momanyi is one of over a third of Kenyans without a proper birth certificate — a major setback for her ambitions.

  • Aug 12, 2019

The request for the return of a sacred drum comes amid a fierce debate over whether institutions that benefited from colonialism have any right to keep plundered objects.

  • Aug 9, 2019

As the situation deteriorated on the first anniversary of the crisis, Rwanda shut its border with its western neighbor.

  • Aug 1, 2019

A WHO official said Ebola response efforts were “seriously negatively impacted.”

  • Jul 24, 2019

The outbreak is nearing its one-year mark and has killed nearly 1,700 people in Congo.

  • Jul 17, 2019

Goma is home to more than a million people, and Ebola’s arrival there could represent a major escalation in the outbreak.

  • Jul 16, 2019

The long-awaited way forward was met with both celebration and skepticism.

  • Jul 5, 2019

Out of an abundance of caution, health officials will wait three more weeks before a final declaration.

  • Jun 27, 2018
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