Nigeria's Oscar Disqualification Sees Push for Films in Native Languages
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Academy Awards rejected first Nollywood Netflix original “Lionheart” from International Feature Film category for lacking non-English dialogue
French Beninese writer, activist Kémi Seba distributes sanitary kits to Port au Prince slum, Nov 16, 2019. (Photo W.Bossou/ VOA Creole)
Kemi Seba tells VOA he wanted to do his part to help those who can’t afford to buy sanitary kits they urgently need
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Sun, 11/17/2019 - 17:43
Map of Burkina Faso
One soldier was killed in the operations, which come less than a month after 37 people were killed in an ambush on a convoy transporting employees of a Canadian mining company
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Sun, 11/17/2019 - 08:02
FILE PHOTO: Tibor Nagy, the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Africa, speaks during a news conference on the case of Sudan,…
The assistant secretary for African affairs cautioned that doing so was a process with conditions
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Fri, 11/15/2019 - 17:40
A member of Parliament for the semi-autonomous region of Puntland casts his vote in the Puntland's presidential election in…
The Somali population is estimated at 12 million, but realistically only half can be reached and registered, according to election official
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Fri, 11/15/2019 - 17:22
Tunisian President Kais Saied (L) meets with Prime Minister-designate Habib Jemli in Tunis, Tunisia, in this handout picture obtained by Reuters from the Tunisian Presidency, Nov. 15, 2019.
Ennahda party member Habib Jemli, 60, now has two months to form a government
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Fri, 11/15/2019 - 14:06
FILE - Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, also known as Farmaajo, delivers a speech in Nairobi, Kenya, Nov. 26, 2018.
Analysts warns that the rivalry and competing security interests are having a negative impact on Somalia's politics and stability
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Fri, 11/15/2019 - 12:29