Africa

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Mozambique confirms first wild poliovirus case in 30 years
Case in child in Tete province follows detection of similar strain in Malawi in February, officials say

Peter Beaumont

19, May, 2022 @1:54 PM

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Widow of man killed in Libya accuses South Africa of ‘silence’ in hunt for his body
The South African government sent Anton Hammerl’s passport to his widow in 2016 but has refused to say how it came to have it

Peter Beaumont

19, May, 2022 @12:11 PM

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‘Huge spike’ in global conflict caused record number of displacements in 2021
Those fleeing combat were internally displaced 14.4m times, with biggest toll in sub-Saharan Africa, report reveals

Lizzy Davies

19, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘History repeating’: Amazon base in Cape Town splits Indigenous groups
Building work is quiet, for now, on £200m project that pits different visions of South Africa’s future against one another

Jason Burke in Cape Town

19, May, 2022 @4:00 AM

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World Bank pledges $12bn to support low-income countries hit by shortages
Move follows warning from head of UN World Food Programme about high prices leading to social unrest

Phillip Inman

18, May, 2022 @4:51 PM

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‘I thought the UK was a good country’: Sudan massacre refugee faces removal to Rwanda
Mohammed is among first asylum seekers to face removal under Home Office’s controversial scheme

Diane Taylor

18, May, 2022 @3:37 PM

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US supreme court abortion reversal would be global ‘catastrophe’ for women
If Roe v Wade is overturned, it will encourage anti-choice groups – particularly in the developing world, activists warn

Lizzy Davies

18, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Mariner of the Mountains review – dreamily wonderful Algerian family odyssey
Karim Aïnouz’s essay on his own family history takes him from Brazil to north Africa to discover his father’s country

Leslie Felperin

17, May, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Clashes in Tripoli as would-be prime minister attempts to claim power
Fathi Bashagha forced to withdraw in the face of opposition from Libya’s military

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

17, May, 2022 @11:27 AM

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The ‘Spider-Man’ of Sudan: the real-life superhero of the protest movement
In Khartoum, Sudan, an anonymous protester dressed as Spider-Man joins the hundreds of thousands of protesters desperate to protect their fragile civilian government after the military coup in October 2021

Phil CoxRafa Renas, Giovanna Stopponi, Tracy McVeigh Jess GormleyLindsay Poulton

17, May, 2022 @10:00 AM

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The ‘Spider-Man’ of Sudan: masked activist becomes symbol of resistance
Dressed in red and blue, ‘Spidey’ is a fixture at protests against the military regime – and the subject of a new Guardian documentary

Kaamil Ahmed

17, May, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Biden reverses Trump withdrawal of US army trainers from Somalia
Up to 500 special forces advisers will train Somali forces to combat growing threat of al-Shabaab militants, says White House

Julian Borger in Washington

16, May, 2022 @6:45 PM

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