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Destroying Entire Villages, Cyclone Idai Leaves Africa With An Inland Ocean
By Farai Mutsaka, AP
Flooding continues, making Idai one of the most destructive natural disasters in southern Africa’s recent history.
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Cyclone Idai's Death Toll In The Hundreds In Southern Africa
Many more are missing in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi in the region's most destructive flooding in 20 years.
Ethiopian Airlines Black Boxes Show ‘Clear Similarities’ With Lion Air Crash: Official
By Maggie Fick, Reuters
Both planes were Boeing 737 MAX 8s and both crashed minutes after take off.
Pilots Have Reported Issues In U.S. With New Boeing Jet
The Max 8 is the same plane at the center of a growing global ban by more than 40 countries following a fatal crash in Ethiopia.
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Painting 'Pigcasso' Hogs The Limelight At South Africa Farm Sanctuary
The pig was rescued and brought to an animal sanctuary in Franschhoek, where her new owners noticed her love of color and paint brushes.
Airlines Ground Boeing Planes After Crash
Concerns are following a Boeing 737 Max 8 crash in Ethiopia that killed everyone on board.
We Built This: Laolu Senbanjo Is Sharing The Beauty Of Black Stories And Culture Through Art
"I, for one, believe that art can be used to start a conversation."
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NBA To Co-Launch Professional Basketball League In Africa
The Basketball Africa League will be the first time the NBA collaborates to operate a league outside of North America.
I Fight Anti-GMO Fears In Africa To Combat Hunger
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The anti-GMO news and campaign across the globe make me wonder whether improved crop varieties would ever reach small stakeholder farmers like my mother.
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Emergency Crews Rescue Newborn Baby Stuck In Storm Drain
Rescue crews in Durban, South Africa, spent nearly four hours trying to get the child out of the drain.
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South African Fossils Are Human Missing Link, Says New Study
The discovery has been the subject of a contentious debate.
Up To 117 Migrants Feared Dead After Overloaded Dinghy Sinks In Mediterranean
Those missing off the coast of Libya include 10 women and two children, including a two-month-old baby.
With 'New Brighton,' Nakhane Is Poised To Be A Queer Pop Icon For 2019
Curtis M. Wong
Praised by Elton John and Madonna, the South African artist vows to "never live in fear again" in his new video.
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Death Toll In Nairobi Hotel Complex Attack Rises To 21
By Christopher Torchia, AP
Gunfire continued into Wednesday morning, and dozens of trapped people were rescued overnight.
Gabon Foils Attempted Military Coup, Arrests 4 Military Officers
By Geraud Wilfried Obangome, Reuters
The alleged plotters were taken into custody mere hours after they took over a state radio station.
Trevor Noah Says The Sweetest Things About His 91-Year-Old Grandmother's Squad
“It’s amazing to watch," said "The Daily Show" host.
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200 Nations Agree On Global Climate Pact Rules After Weeks Of Talks
By Bate Felix, Nina Chestney and Agnieszka Barteczko, Reuters
After two weeks of talks in Poland, nations finally agreed on rules for combatting climate change.
Number Of Jailed Journalists Nears Record High, Report Shows
By Joseph Ax, Reuters
As of Dec. 1, more than 250 journalists are behind bars, just for doing their jobs.
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Trevor Noah Has Been Silenced... But It's Not What You Think
"The Daily Show" host gets an assist from his colleague Roy Wood Jr.
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Plastic Bag Removed From Sea Turtle’s Throat In Troubling Video
The turtle was found – visibly weak and sick – on a beach in South Africa earlier this month.
Nigeria’s President Denies Dying And Being Replaced By Lookalike
One theory widely aired on social media - and by some political opponents - was that Buhari had been replaced by a lookalike from Sudan called Jubril.
How War Could Undermine One Of Medicine's Brightest Success Stories
Instability in central Africa could thwart efforts to wipe out a deadly disease.
Beyoncé Pens Letter To Nelson Mandela: 'Your Work And Your Sacrifices Were Not In Vain'
The singer is set to honor the late South African leader at the Global Citizen Festival.
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Why It Matters That Alex Trebek Mispronounced The Name Of My People On 'Jeopardy!'
Shirley Ngozi Nwangwa
, Guest Writer
I’m really sorry, but I have to drag Alex Trebek.
South Africa's White Nationalist Rhetoric Is Thriving, Thanks In Part To Trump
The president helped propagate the myth that a white genocide is unfolding on South African farms.
Kenya's Mary Keitany Wins NYC Marathon For 4th Time In 5 Years
By Denis P. Gorman, AP
She ran the race in 2 hours, 22 minutes, 48 seconds -- the second fastest in history.
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