FILE - South African singer Johnny Clegg performs during the "South Africa Night Gala" at the Monte Carlo opera in Monaco, Sept. 29, 2012.
Groundbreaking South African musician Johnny Clegg dies at 66 after fighting pancreatic cancer
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July 16, 2019
Report by  International Maritime Bureau  calls the Gulf of Guinea a "world piracy hotspot."
Another eight sailors remained on board the ship which is now in a harbor in Ghana
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July 16, 2019
Men spread a malaria bed net in Mbarara, Uganda. (Courtesy - Paul Krezanoski)
Data show people don’t use their bed nets consistently, a possible contributor to the recent slowdown in the progress in the fight against the disease
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July 16, 2019
Sudanese women march with a national flag during a rally in the capital Khartoum, June 30, 2019.
Country’s women call on military and opposition leaders to include them in the domestic political process after the two sides agreed to a power-sharing deal
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July 16, 2019
Congolese families, who fled from Democratic Republic of, prepare meals at United Nations High Commission for Refugees' (UNHCR) Kyangwali refugee settlement camp, Uganda, Mar. 19, 2018.
For decades, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has endured ethnic violence leaving thousands dead and many more seeking refuge in neighboring countries
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July 16, 2019
A woman and her children wait to receive Ebola vaccinations, in the village of Mabalako, in eastern Congo Monday, June 17, 2019. Health officials in eastern Congo have begun offering vaccinations to all residents in the hotspot of Mabalako whereas…
The case fatality ratio among these infected children under age five is 77 percent, compared with 67 percent among the general population
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July 16, 2019
FILE PHOTO: A migrant from Cameroon holds his baby while trying to enter the Siglo XXI immigrant detention center to request humanitarian visas, issued by the Mexican government, to cross the country towards the U.S., in Tapachula, Mexico, July 5, 2019
One man says he chose the route after seeing accounts of Europe-bound immigrants being turned away, of drownings in the Mediterranean Sea and of racism
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July 16, 2019