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South Africa’s Ramaphosa urges support for vaccination drive

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JOHANNESBURG — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa urged support for his government’s efforts to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic as it struggles to implement...

Uganda eases social media curbs, but Facebook still off

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<p>KAMPALA, Uganda &mdash; Ugandan authorities on Wednesday lifted restrictions on social networks imposed ahead of a presidential election last month, but Facebook remains blocked...

European Tour adds new golf tournament in Kenya

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VIRGINIA WATER, England — The Kenya Open will be followed by a new tournament in the East African country next month, the European Tour...

Turkish sailors abducted by pirates return home from Nigeria

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ANKARA, Turkey — Fifteen Turkish sailors who were kidnapped by pirates off west Africa last month returned to Turkey on Sunday. ...

Women fleeing Burkina Faso violence face sexual assault

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KAYA, Burkina Faso — A 20-year-old woman could no longer live in her village amid the rising violence caused by Islamic extremists. But she...