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USAID awards millions of dollars to Washington State University to combat lethal livestock disease in East Africa known as East Coast Fever

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded millions of dollars to Washington State University to combat a lethal livestock disease in East Africa known as East Coast Fever. The disease causes more than $300...

540 bipartisan elected officials from all 50 U.S. states urge President Trump to welcome refugees

At least 540 local and state elected officials from all 50 states and the District of Columbia expressed their strong support for resettling refugees in their communities in a bipartisan letter sent to President Trump.

IMF criticizes summary dismissal of governor of central bank of Zambia Denny Kalyalya

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President Ramaphosa vows to build back South Africa better after COVID-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday vowed to build back South Africa better after the COVID-19 pandemic."We are determined that we should not merely return to where we were before the pandemic struck....

Aisha Buhari writes emotional letter to Nigerians after medical treatment in UAE: I am glad to be alive

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Nigerian prophet T.B. Joshua releases video detailing his ‘persecution’ in Israel before he was made ‘ambassador of tourism’ there

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WHO concerned Ebola outbreak in DRC could turn deadlier

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday it was concerned the Ebola outbreak in the Equator province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo could turn deadlier."There is currently a delay...

IMF says COVID-19 impact on Ethiopia’s air transport, travel and tourism would be significant

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday, again, forecast an economic turbulence for Ethiopia in 2020 and 2021 amid COVID-19 pandemic, saying that air transport, travel and tourism would be affected the most.

Nine ‘internet prince charming’ Nigerians arrested over love scams

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Coronavirus has killed nearly 27,000 people in Africa

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