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At least 24 migrants drowned off Libya: IOM

Two dozen migrants and refugees on board a rubber dinghy trying to cross from Libya to Europe are believed to have drowned after their boat capsized, the UN's International Organization of Migration ...

Map of Libya

Bangabandhu a personification of principles of freedom, equity: Nigeria

Nigerian foreign minister Geoffrey Onyeama said that Bangabandhu was a true leader, an undaunted advocate of the interests of the Bengalis and a hero not only to Bengalis but also to all peace-loving ...

Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen and state minister for foreign affairs Shahriar Alam shows the commemorative stamp that Nigeria released as a tribute to Bangabandhu

Coronavirus graft scandals shake South Africa's president

South Africa is reeling from coronavirus-linked corruption scandals that have battered president Cyril Ramaphosa's credibility and the country's image abroad, but spurred unprecedented efforts to ...

South-African President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses South African Parliament on 22 May 2019 in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases close to 1.12 million

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa surged to 1,118,814 as the death toll rose to 25,618, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said on Monday

Mine workers wearing face masks arrive ahead of their shift, amid a nationwide coronavirus disease (COVID-19) lockdown, at a mine of Sibanye-Stillwater company in Carletonville, South Africa on 19 May.

Africa’s COVID-19 cases pass 1.1 million mark

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa surged to 1,108,837 as the death toll rose to 25,337, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) revealed on Sunday

People wearing protective face masks stand in a queue to receive food aid amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at the Itireleng informal settlement, near Laudium suburb in Pretoria, South Africa on 20 May.

Central African states seek to make forests work for people and planet

Countries home to the Congo Basin rainforest, including Gabon and the Republic of Congo, are working on ways to harness their majestic trees to benefit their people while maintaining climate ...

Forest

Global COVID-19 cases near 16m: Johns Hopkins

The overall number of global coronavirus cases was nearing the 16 million mark, while the deaths have increased to over 643,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University

A pedestrian walks past a photo of Chicago Cubs player Javier Baez in the Wrigleyville neighborhood near the Chicago Cubs home stadium of Wrigley Field, which has been closed due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions in Chicago, Illinois, US on 20 May.

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 810,000

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the African continent reached 810,008 on Saturday, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said

Mine workers wearing face masks arrive ahead of their shift, amid a nationwide coronavirus disease (COVID-19) lockdown, at a mine of Sibanye-Stillwater company in Carletonville, South Africa on 19 May.

Perils of the catwalk: African models warn of trafficking threat

All eyes will be on the catwalk, but the model behind Ethiopia's first reality TV modelling competition hopes the show will also shine a spotlight on exploitation in the industry across Africa.

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Google to fund 100,000 scholarships

Google on Monday announced a new Google Career Certificates that will help Americans get qualifications in high-paying high-growth job fields — no college degree required

Google to fund 100,000 scholarships
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