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World Feb 25Medical oxygen scarce in Africa, Latin America amid virus
A crisis over the supply of medical oxygen for coronavirus patients has struck nations in Africa and Latin America, where warnings went unheeded at the start of the pandemic and doctors say the shortage has led to unnecessary deaths.
World Feb 24Ghana becomes first country to receive coronavirus vaccines from COVAX program
The arrival of 600,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine in the West African country marks the beginning of the largest vaccine procurement and supply operation in history, according to the World Health Organization and UNICEF.
World Dec 18Abducted Nigerian schoolboys freed after quick response
The relatively quick release of the more than 330 boys took place after a prompt response by the government, which appears to have learned from earlier mass school abductions, especially of the Chibok schoolgirls, that did not have such a…
World Aug 19Mali coup leaders vow elections amid widespread condemnation
The junta that forced Mali’s president to resign urged people to go back to business as usual, seeking to normalize their coup amid global condemnation from leaders who feared the power grab would only further mire West Africa’s fight against…
World Jun 30African, French and Spanish leaders meet to combat extremism
The five African countries, known as the G5, have formed a joint military force that is working with France, which has thousands of troops to battle the extremists in the Sahel, the region south of the Sahara Desert.
Health Mar 20Africa, Latin America fragile targets for coronavirus spread
The coronavirus is now moving into parts of the world that may be the least prepared. Some countries in Africa and Latin America lack the equipment or even trained health workers to respond.
World Dec 05Dozens of migrants drown off coast of Mauritania
The boat capsizing is one of the deadliest disasters this year among people making the perilous journey to Europe.
World Jan 20Tshisekedi declared Congo’s president, but runner-up revolts
Congo’s election crisis deepened early Sunday when the Constitutional Court confirmed the win of Felix Tshisekedi, rejecting claims of fraud, and runner-up Martin Fayulu promptly declared himself the country’s “only legitimate president.”…
World May 17Congo reports first urban case of Ebola. Here’s what that means for the outbreak
Congo's latest Ebola outbreak has spread to a city of more than 1 million people, a worrying shift as the deadly virus risks traveling more easily in densely populated areas.