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Hobbled by Separatist Conflict: Media Freedom in Cameroon

WASHINGTON - It has been nearly 10 months since anyone has heard from Samuel Wazizi, a journalist arrested August 2 ...

Girls Rush to Marriage, Childbirth for Fear of COVID-19

Girls in developing countries are so afraid of dying from COVID-19 that they are considering marrying and having children sooner, ...

South Sudan Minister Who Helped Write Constitution Dies

JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN - South Sudan's minister for East African Affairs, John Luk Jok, died Tuesday in the capital Juba, ...

From Sydney to Paris, World Outrage Grows at Floyd's Death

Thousands of Paris protesters defied a virus-related police ban and rallied Tuesday against racial injustice and heavy-handed police tactics, as ...

Coronavirus: what Nigeria can do post lockdown

The World Health Organisation has warned that COVID-19 infection rates are likely to remain for a long time. There is ...

California Police Arrest Curfew Flouters, Chase Thieves

LOS ANGELES - Police throughout California arrested hundreds of people who refused to heed curfews, chasing some down after they ...

Gragson nudges aside teammate, wins Xfinity event

Noah Gragson bumped JR Motorsports teammate Justin Allgaier into the wall with five laps remaining in the Cheddar's 300 on ...

Mory Kante, Guinea's hero, found new ways of playing the old music

Guinea is in mourning. Mory Kante, who passed away from chronic health problems at 70, was one of Africa's most ...

Cameroon Opens Schools Amid COVID-19 Spike

YAOUNDE - Schools and universities in Cameroon have opened Monday with hundreds of thousands going to class, despite the number ...

Civilians Killed in Libyan Capital as Park Hit by Shelling

CAIRO - A grassy area used as a park in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, was hit by shelling Sunday that ...

Officials Blame Differing Groups of 'Outsiders' for Violence

WASHINGTON - As protests over the death of George Floyd grow in cities across the U.S., government officials have been ...

City's Mahrez has watches worth R6.5m stolen - reports

Thieves accessed Riyad Mahrez's apartment, making off with over goods and cash worth Pound 500,000.One watch alone, a Richard Mille ...

Roadside Bomb Blast Kills 9 Near Somali Capital

Somali officials say nine civilians were killed and 10 others were wounded in a roadside bomb explosion outside Mogadishu on ...

Cameroon Military Acknowledges Soldiers Arrested in Togo

YAOUNDE - Cameroon's military says three of five men recently arrested by Togolese police and portrayed by Togolese media as ...

How African diaspora footballers juggle the identity question

Sport is a useful prism through which to explore aspects of national identity. This is particularly so with football, given ...

Feature: Nigerians mourn African music artist Majek Fashek

by Olatunji Saliu ABUJA, June 2 (Xinhua) -- Nigerians on Tuesday mourned legendary singer Majek Fashek who died in New ...

14 new COVID-19 cases reported in Libya, 182 in total

TRIPOLI, June 3 (Xinhua) -- The Libyan National Center for Disease Control on Tuesday reported 14 new COVID-19 cases, bringing ...

Mass Killing of Elephants in Ethiopia

Poachers have killed at least six elephants in a single day in Ethiopia, wildlife officials said on Tuesday, the largest ...

Slowdown in Morocco's COVID-19 pandemic continues for 5th day

RABAT, June 2 (Xinhua) -- The COVID-19 pandemic in Morocco on Tuesday continued its downward trend for the fifth day ...

UN warns of looming humanitarian crisis in Somalia

MOGADISHU, June 2 (Xinhua) -- The UN on Tuesday called on the international community to help Somalia avert a major ...

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Americans continue to shun use of masks

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA - At a grocery store in Alexandria, Virginia, customer Laura Shafor was dismayed about a couple who weren't ...

Washington's unruly withdrawal from WHO draws ire, opposition across globe

Photo taken on May 29, 2020 shows the live broadcast of U.S. President Donald Trump speaking at a press conference ...

Xinhua Portraits | May 2020

BEIJING, JUNE 3 (Xinhua) -- Editor's choice of Xinhua Portraits in May, 2020.A bride and her groom wear face masks ...

India's Modi Gets Trump Invite To Attend G-7 Summit, Ministry Says

NEW DELHI - India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has received an invitation from U.S. President Donald Trump to attend the ...

Media Trump Suggested Taking Control of Washington, DC, Police

The Trump administration floated the idea of taking control of Washington's police department amid nationwide protests over police brutality, according ...

Protests erupt across Balochistan to demand justice for 4-year-old

Turbat [Pakistan], June 2 (ANI): Protests have erupted across Balochistan to demand justice for four-year-old Bramsh, who was shot along ...

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