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Young and Unemployed, Tunisians Agitate for a ‘Second Revolution’

Sat, 27 May 2017 20:49:26 GMT

A protest camp in El Kamour, Tunisia, on Monday, after the National Guard moved in.Protests have been gathering steam in a remote region, leading to some government concessions but most recently resulting in a deadly clash with armed forces.


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Asian Kenyans Seek to Be Declared a ‘Tribe’ of Their Own

Fri, 26 May 2017 00:38:28 GMT

Bhavesh Ravel, 45, prayed in the Sai Baba Temple in the corner of the Diamond Plaza shopping center in Nairobi, Kenya.Kenyans of Indian and Pakistani descent, many of whose forebears helped build the nation, want to become the country’s 44th official ethnic group.


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Cuts to AIDS Treatment Programs Could Cost a Million Lives

Wed, 24 May 2017 00:51:58 GMT

A health worker testing a patient for H.I.V. in Homa Bay County, Kenya.Researchers said at least one million people would die worldwide if the Trump administration’s proposed funding cuts to public health programs were enacted.


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Security Council Meets Over Killing of 2 U.N. Experts in Congo

Tue, 23 May 2017 18:41:22 GMT

A United Nations peacekeeping soldier last year in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo.The meeting was convened to update the Council on investigations, including those conducted by the Congolese authorities, into the March deaths.


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W.H.O. Elects Ethiopia’s Tedros as First Director General From Africa

Tue, 23 May 2017 19:02:35 GMT

A woman waved a portrait of Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the newly elected director general of the World Health Organization, in Geneva on Tuesday.Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of Ethiopia was chosen after a closed session of world health ministers.


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Dakar Journal: Chinese Merchants Thrive in Senegal, Where People ‘Needed Stuff’

Tue, 23 May 2017 14:05:51 GMT

A Chinese shopkeeper selling inexpensive jewelry in the Centenaire neighborhood of Dakar, Senegal. More than 200 Chinese-owned shops line the Boulevard du Général de Gaulle, which slices through the neighborhood.In cramped shops along a gritty thoroughfare in the capital, shopkeepers described what led them to leave home, and often their families, for Africa.


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The Car Spins. Tires Squeal. She Relaxes.

Tue, 23 May 2017 08:50:02 GMT

Stacey Lee May is one of South Africa’s first female professional car spinners. Get behind the wheel with her in this 360 video.



Kenya’s Struggling Uber Drivers Fear a New Competitor: Uber

Mon, 22 May 2017 20:47:48 GMT

Traffic in downtown Nairobi, Kenya.Drivers say that Uber’s plans to start a discounted service in Nairobi, the capital, will eat further into their already meager earnings.


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Big Game Hunter Killed by Elephant in Zimbabwe

Mon, 22 May 2017 18:47:50 GMT

Theunis Botha, in an image from a YouTube video, was crushed when an elephant fell on him during a big game hunt in Zimbabwe.Theunis Botha, 51, of South Africa, led hunting trips for wealthy tourists. An elephant fell on him after it was shot by another hunter.


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