Africa

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‘More cautious’ China shifts Africa approach from debt to vaccine diplomacy
Analysis: After two decades of major financial aid, Beijing is rethinking its strategy on continent amid Covid crisis and fierce competition for power, analysts say

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent, and Helen Davidson

08, Dec, 2021 @12:24 AM

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Runner faces UK deportation despite state of emergency in Ethiopia
Officials refused Seyfu Jamaal’s asylum claim after he had waited more than three and a half years

Diane Taylor

07, Dec, 2021 @4:29 PM

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I feel despair at Sudan’s coup. But my children’s mini protest gives me hope | Khalid Albaih
After 30 years in exile, it’s easy to doubt that it will ever be safe to live and work in Sudan. But the action being taken by young people shows democracy will rise again

Khalid Albaih

07, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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UK travel firms call for state help after Omicron hits turnover
Industry body warns that some operators won’t last the winter after return of strict Covid travel rules

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

07, Dec, 2021 @12:01 AM

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From South Africa to freezing Birmingham. Welcome to my £2,285 quarantine world | Carla Stout
I’m stuck in a hotel for 10 days, under a system that is disorganised and shockingly expensive, says teacher Carla Stout

Carla Stout

06, Dec, 2021 @5:00 PM

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UK teenager who was mauled by crocodile feared losing foot
Amelie Osborn-Smith says she feels ‘very lucky’ in first interview after incident while rafting in Zambia

Sarah Marsh

06, Dec, 2021 @11:04 AM

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‘Travel apartheid’: Nigeria condemns England’s Covid red list
Nigerian high commissioner hits out as arrivals into UK face quarantine in effort to contain Omicron variant

Lucy Campbell

06, Dec, 2021 @10:54 AM

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Can artistic freedom survive in Sudan? The writing’s on the wall…
The recent coup dashed hopes raised by the end of the military regime but newly liberated artists refuse to submit quietly

Lizzy Davies

06, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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The 50 best albums of 2021, No 10: Mdou Moctar – Afrique Victime
The self-taught assouf star broke out of the underground with a stunningly adventurous album that fused psychedelia, introspection and rock-star flair

Gabriel Szatan

06, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Covid jingoism will not protect the west from the threat of Omicron | Nesrine Malik
It has been proved time and again that there’s more to tackling the pandemic than shutting out the rest of the world, says Guardian columnist Nesrine Malik

Nesrine Malik

06, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Gambian opposition parties reject election results
Incumbent president Adama Barrow wins by significant margin in test of democratic stability after decades of Yahya Jammeh’s rule

Portia Crowe in Banjul

06, Dec, 2021 @12:30 AM

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Dealing with uncertainty about the Omicron variant | David Spiegelhalter and Anthony Masters
Caution is sensible when so much is unknown

David Spiegelhalter and Anthony Masters

05, Dec, 2021 @10:00 AM

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