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Niassa Reserve marks first year without confirmed elephant kill, conservationists claim

Despite Being Larger Than Switzerland, One Wildlife Park Is Making Poaching Extinct

One of Africa's largest wildlife preserves marks a year without a single elephant found killed by poachers, which experts label an extraordinary development.



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Leaked documents reveal Russian effort to exert influence in Africa

Leaked Documents Reveal Russian Effort To Exert Influence In Africa

Exclusive: Kremlin ally Yevgeny Prigozhin leading push to turn continent into strategic hub, documents show



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Sudanese doctors say dozens of people raped during sit-in attack|Doctors believe paramilitaries carried out more than 70 rapes during an attack on a protest camp in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, a week ago

Sudanese Doctors Say Dozens Of People Raped During Sit-in Attack

Hospitals in Khartoum record more than 70 cases of rape in aftermath of attack on protest



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Botswana scraps gay sex laws in big victory for LGBTQ rights in Africa

Botswana Scraps Gay Sex Laws In Big Victory For LGBTQ Rights In Africa

Botswana's High Court has overturned a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations in a landmark victory for Africa's LGBTQ movements.



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South African officials warned residents to beware of 14 lions that might have escaped from a national park Thursday

A Pride Of 14 Lions Might Have Escaped From A South African National Park

The pride fled from Kruger National Park, one of Africa's largest game reserves at over 7,500-plus square miles, and were spotted in the town of Phalaborwa near a mine, local officials said.



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Confirmed death toll rises to 35 in Sudan as Rapid Defense Forces effectively disperse sit-in and begin cracking down on consequent protests all over the country using indiscriminate violence and deadly force

Sudan: Opposition Rejects Army's Plan For Snap Elections

Military council called fresh elections after deadly crackdown on protest sit-in on Monday



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At least a 13 killed and hundreds injured by gunfire from Sudanese Rapid Defense Forces in an attempt to disperse the months long sit-in infront of defense ministry

At Least 30 Killed As Sudan Military Storms Sit-in

At least 30 protesters were killed and hundreds injured on Monday when the Sudanese military opened fire to break up a sit-in, according to a local doctors' union.



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Kenya's highest court upholds law making gay sex illegal

Kenyan Court Upholds Law Making Gay Sex Illegal

In a blow to the LGBTQI movement in Africa, Kenya's High Court ruled Friday that a colonial-era law banning same-sex relations should remain in place.



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Ebola Patients Congo Fear Ongoing Violence Amid Outbreak (05.22.2019)

Patients In Congo Fear Ongoing Violence Amid Latest Ebola Outbreak

Officials said hospitals are being targeted by armed militia groups



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No charges over attack, says Schwarzenegger

No Charges Over Attack, Says Schwarzenegger

The actor says he will not press charges after being attacked at a public event in South Africa.



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Man kicks Arnold Schwarzenegger in the back at event, while camera records incident

WATCH: Man Kicks Arnold Schwarzenegger In The Back During Arnold Classic Africa In Sandton - Sandton Chronicle

SANDTON - The man ran up, jumped and kicked Schwarzenegger in the back and was then swiftly pinned down by security.



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Israel firm meddled in Africa, Asia and Latin America elections

Israel Firm Meddled In Africa, Asia And Latin America Elections

An Israel-based campaign to meddle in the elections of several African, Asian and Latin American countries has been uncovered by social media giant Facebook...



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Jamal Khashoggi fiancee: 'The world still has not done anything'

Jamal Khashoggi Fiancee: 'The World Still Has Not Done Anything'

Hatice Cengiz criticises lack of action and calls for sanctions on Saudi Arabia



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Zimbabwe made $2.7 million from the sale of more than 90 elephants to China and Dubai, according to a spokesman for the country's wildlife agency.

Zimbabwe Sells Elephants To China And Dubai For $2.7 Million

Zimbabwe made $2.7 million from the sale of more than 90 elephants to China and Dubai, according to a spokesman for the country's wildlife agency.



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Saudi oil tankers show 'significant damage' after sabotage attack, says Riyadh | World news

Saudi Oil Tankers Show 'significant Damage' After Sabotage Attack, Says Riyadh

One vessel was bound for the US and comes after warnings that Iran or its proxies could target shipping in region



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180 countries — except US — agree to plastic waste agreement

180 Countries -- Except US -- Agree To Plastic Waste Agreement

After 12 days of negotiations under the auspices of the United Nations, countries have agreed to treat plastic as hazardous waste. Germany is considering a ban that would go even further.



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The Trump Era Calls for an ‘American Spring’ - It’s time that our president—like the autocrats he is propping up across North Africa and the Middle East—finally be held accountable.

The Trump Era Calls For An 'American Spring'

It's time that our president--like the autocrats he is propping up across North Africa and the Middle East--finally be held accountable.



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Illicit gold exports from Africa flooding into the UAE with no benefit to the exporting countries.

Gold Worth Billions Is Smuggled Out Of Africa - New Analysis

High prices are luring more and more Africans into prospecting for gold. It's a livelihood for them, but states suffer as it's smuggled out in huge volumes.



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Deadly Easter church collapse in S Africa

Deadly Easter Church Collapse In S Africa

At least 13 worshippers are killed when a wall collapses at the start of an Easter service.



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US killed No. 2 leader of ISIS-Somalia, officials say

US Killed No. 2 Leader Of ISIS-Somalia, Officials Say

An American airstrike in northeastern Somalia has killed the deputy leader of the Islamic State group in Somalia, U.S. officials said Monday.



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