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By Wanjohi Kabukuru, Associated Press
Multiple tropical storms that pummeled Madagascar, Malawi and Mozambique earlier this year were analyzed by the World Weather Attribution group, who determined that the storms were made worse by the increase in global temperatures.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
The complete U.S. military withdrawals from Afghanistan and Somalia last year have made it more difficult for the United States to counter terror groups that aspire to attack America and its allies, senior commanders told Congress on Tuesday.
By Maria Cheng, Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press
Unlike rich countries, African nations have very limited access to COVID-19 tests, especially at-home tests.
By Kwasi Gyamfi Asiedu, Associated Press
The U.S. Roman Catholic church faces a clergy shortage. The number of priests has declined by 60 percent over the last 50 years.
By Matt O'Brien, CHINEDU ASADU, Associated Press
Computers have become amazingly precise at translating spoken words to text messages and scouring huge troves of data for answers to complex questions – as long as you speak English or another of the world's dominant languages.
By Raf Casert, Associated Press
The discovery of a new coronavirus variant sent a chill through much of the world as nations raced to halt air travel, markets fell sharply and scientists held emergency meetings. But the risks of the variant remained largely unknown.
By Sam Mednick, Associated Press
Trapped in conflicts, the children of West and Central Africa are the most recruited by armed groups in the world and also have the highest number of victims of sexual violence, says a report released Tuesday by the United Nations…
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken saw first-hand the limits of America's influence abroad as he traveled across Africa.
In a lengthy, private meeting with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and other top officials, Blinken hailed Kenya’s role in seeking to ease the conflict in Ethiopia and as an example of a vibrant, inclusive democracy.
The Biden administration's competition with China for influence hasn't gotten off to a great start in Africa. In August, the top U.S. diplomat planned a visit, only to postpone it because of the turmoil in Afghanistan that preoccupied Washington.
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