Africa

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Covid live: Oxford vaccine boss says it’s unfair to ‘bash UK’ over high cases; Czech Republic in ‘epidemic of unvaccinated’
Prof Andrew Pollard says UK testing much more than European neighbours; Czech Republic faces surge in cases

Miranda Bryant (now) and Martin Belam and Samantha Lock (earlier)

26, Oct, 2021 @12:28 PM

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Boom time for Cape Verde’s sea turtles as conservation pays off
The number of nesting sites on the archipelago has risen dramatically, but global heating sees male population plummet

Annika Hammerschlag

26, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Born in Blackness by Howard W French review – dehumanised in the age of discovery
The scale of the west’s exploitation of Africa and Africans in the pursuit of economic power is laid bare in this painful, passionate retelling of Eurocentric history

Peter Frankopan

26, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The Nigerian fish market where gods and commerce meet
The all-women market appoints a ‘mother of wealth’ to pray for their good fortune – and in this recession-hit country the role is more important than ever

Emmanuel Akinwotu in Lagos

26, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Congo Calling review – idealism and reality collide
Stephan Helpert’s doc highlights three white aid workers in DRC and asks who really benefits from their presence

Phuong Le

25, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Seeds of Sudan coup sown after fall of Omar al-Bashir
Analysis: democratic transition that followed 30 years of military rule only papered over faultlines

Peter Beaumont

25, Oct, 2021 @2:42 PM

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Marathon des Sables runners say organisers failed in duty of care
Exclusive: some competitors say they feared they would die in 56C Sahara heat during six-day 250km race

Jessica Murray

25, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Failed state? Why Nigeria’s fragile democracy is facing an uncertain future
In the first in a series on Africa’s most populous state, we look at the effects of widening violence, poverty, crime and corruption as elections approach

Peter Beaumont

25, Oct, 2021 @5:01 AM

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Britain’s migratory birds ‘may stop flying south for winter’
Study finds species are staying longer in European breeding grounds and spend less time in Africa

Patrick Barkham

25, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Libya moves closer to holding high-risk presidential elections
Electoral roll to be set out this week alongside opening of nominations for president despite internal opposition and fears of bloodshed

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

24, Oct, 2021 @9:40 PM

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UK defence minister faces call for inquiry into 2012 killing of Kenyan woman
Inquest in Kenya in 2019 concluded that Agnes Wanjiru, 21, ‘was murdered by British soldiers’

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

24, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Anger over ‘shambolic’ phone app shares sale
Trading suspended in South African healthcare firm’s shares after police arrest two over fraud allegations

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

24, Oct, 2021 @8:15 AM

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