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Photos: The world’s displaced population equivalent to 12th largest country

Posted by June 13, 2024

A report by the United Nations refugee agency says forced displacement surged to historic new levels across the globe last year. Some 120 million people were di

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‘Meloni wants to present Italy as the new European face…

Posted by June 13, 2024

Bari, Italy – Africa is set to be high on Italy’s agenda this year at the Group of Seven (G7) leaders’ meeting, as Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni aims to p

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When are Hajj and Eid al-Adha 2024?

Posted by June 12, 2024

Al Jazeera takes a look at the world’s largest religious gathering Mecca sees every year.Hajj, the largest annual Muslim gathering, occurs in Mecca from the e

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At least 49 dead, 140 missing in migrant boat sinking…

Posted by June 11, 2024

Refugees and migrants are increasingly taking the dangerous route despite instability in Yemen and the fallout of the war on Gaza.At least 49 people have been k

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Aircraft carrying Malawi vice president missing, search under way

Posted by June 10, 2024

President orders search operation after plane carrying Vice President Saulos Chilima went missing after it left the capital, Lilongwe.A military plane carrying

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Detained Uganda anti-pipeline activist released

Posted by June 10, 2024

Environmental Governance Institute says Stephen Kwikiriza in ‘poor condition’ after ‘severe beatings’ in detention.An activist with an environmental gro

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Armed conflicts hit post-WWII record in 2023

Posted by June 10, 2024

Number of conflicts worldwide hit 59 last year with 28 occurring in Africa.More armed conflicts took place in 2023 than in any other year since the end of World

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Can South Africa escape the ‘group of death’ with a…

Posted by June 10, 2024

Who: Bangladesh vs South AfricaWhat: ICC T20 World Cup Group D matchWhen: Monday, June 10, 10:30am local time (14:30 GMT)Where: Nassau County International Cric

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South Africa legalises cannabis use. Will the rest of Africa…

Posted by June 10, 2024

On the eve of the May 27 general elections, which saw the ruling African National Congress lose its majority for the first time in 30 years of South African dem

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Why a Nigerian woman faces jail time for reviewing tomato…

Posted by June 9, 2024

Lagos, Nigeria – On September 16, 2023, Chioma Okoli posted a review of the Nagiko tomato puree she bought at a street market in Sangotedo, Lagos, on her Face

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The Zimbabwean musician bringing the marimba and mbira to township…

Posted by June 8, 2024

Harare, Zimbabwe – Dzivarasekwa, a nondescript township on the southwestern rims of Zimbabwe’s capital, copies the 1907 template of the first ghetto, Harari

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South Africa’s ANC wants a national unity government: What is…

Posted by June 7, 2024

EXPLAINERThe ruling ANC is avoiding a coalition government with any single opposition group as it faces its toughest challenge yet.South Africa’s ruling Afric

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