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The Gambia eliminates trachoma as a public health problem

The Gambia eliminates trachoma as a public health problem

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Banjul/Brazzaville, 20 April 2021 – The Gambia has successfully eliminated ...

The EU medicines regulator said the benefits of the J&J vaccine outweigh the potential risks.  By CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN (AFP)

EU agency says clot 'rare' J&J side effect, as Europe vows more Covid do...

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Europe's medicines regulator said Tuesday that blood clots should be listed ...

A statue in a face mask in Iran.  By ATTA KENARE (AFP)

Europe regulator to rule on J&J shot as EU vows increased Covid doses

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Europe's drug regulator was expected to rule Tuesday on the safety of the J ...

Idriss Deby Itno had ruled Chad with iron fist for three decades.  By MARCO LONGARI (AFP/File)

Chad's president Deby dies after fighting rebels on battlefield: army

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Chad's President Idriss Deby Itno has died on the battlefield after three d ...

Key figure: Deby at a Sahel summit in the French city of Pau in January last year.  By REGIS DUVIGNAU (POOL/AFP)

Chad's president Deby: a long-serving army ally in turbulent Sahel

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Idriss Deby Itno, who was on course for a sixth term as Chad's president be ...

At least 600 hectares of land were charred.  By RODGER BOSCH (AFP)

Cape Town blaze almost contained: parks agency

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A sweeping fire on South Africa's iconic Table Mountain that choked Cape To ...

The number of people facing acute insecurity shot up in 2019.  By Tony KARUMBA (AFP/File)

NGOs call for $5.5 bn to save 34 million from famine

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More than 260 non-governmental organisations signed an open letter Tuesday ...

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A year in jail for Nigeria's 'atheist with a cause'

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Amina Ahmed is tired. Day and night, she waits by her phone for news of her ...