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UN plane crash-lands in Mali, injures 11

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A United Nations plane careened off the runway while touching down in the northern Malian city of Gao on Monday, the international organisation said, injuring...
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Five African leaders in Mali to resolve political crisis amid ongoing protests

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Five African leaders are set to make a fresh bid to end Mali’s political crisis on Thursday, following weeks of sometimes deadly protests demanding the...
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Mali president tries to calm unrest with court dissolution

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Africanews. Mali’s embattled president announced the dissolution of the constitutional court in an attempt to calm the major civil unrest gripping the vulnerable African country,...
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Mali protest leaders hike pressure on president after talks

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Mali’s protest leaders stepped up pressure on President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita on Sunday, calling for more demonstrations and his resignation hours after meeting with him...
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In Africa, lack of coronavirus data raises fears of “silent epidemic”

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When the new coronavirus hit Tanzania in mid-April, President John Magufuli called for three days of national prayer to seek God’s protection from the scourge....
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Burkina Faso resumes polio immunisation amidst coronavirus

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Amidst the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic ravaging the world, Burkina Faso, on Monday, concluded the vaccination of 174,304 children, the World Health Organisation has said....
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Jihadists abduct 10 aid workers in Niger

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Armed jihadists abducted 10 humanitarian workers as they were distributing food in a village in southwestern Niger, their NGO said Thursday. The assailants drove into...
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African nations seek UN inquiry into US racism, ‘police brutality’

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African countries are lobbying to set up a U.N. inquiry into “systemic racism” and “police brutality” in the United States and elsewhere, aiming to defend...