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By Associated Press
The level of testing across the continent is considerably less than what health experts say is needed to effectively control the spread of the disease.
By PBS NewsHour
Hundreds of thousands of people are displaced as fighting continues between government forces and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front in northern Ethiopia, threatening the stability of a volatile region. Cameron Hudson, senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center and…
By Cara Anna, Associated Press
Africa's top public health official has helped to steer the continent's 54 countries into an alliance praised as responding better than some richer nations, including the United States.
By Mogomotsi Magome, Associated Press
The COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with climate change and the struggling economies of several countries, are the main causes of the food insecurity.
The pandemic has created immense challenges for people around the world. In Malawi, an extremely poor country in southern Africa, the situation is complicated by the fact that many residents don’t have access to services and supplies that Americans tend…
By Christina Larson, Associated Press
Males were long assumed to be loners because they leave their mother's herd when they reach adolescence. A study published Thursday shows that adolescent males prefer to travel along migration corridors behind older males.
By Elias Meseret, Cara Anna, Associated Press
Decades of progress in one of modern history's greatest achievements, the fight against extreme poverty, are now in danger.
South Africa’s confirmed coronavirus cases have doubled in just two weeks to a quarter-million, and India on Saturday saw its biggest daily spike as its infections passed 800,000. The surging cases are raising sharp concerns about unequal treatment in the…
The continent faces its first recession in a quarter-century and has lost nearly $55 billion in the travel and tourism sectors in the past three months, the African Union says.
By Khaled Kazziha, Cara Anna, Associated Press
For months, a large part of East Africa has been caught in a cycle with no end in sight as millions of locusts became billions, nibbling away the leaves of both crops and the brush that sustains the livestock so…
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