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Funding, Suicide Attacks Remain Challenge for African Force Fighting Boko Haram

YAOUNDE � Boko Haram has lost as much as 70 percent of its war equipment and fighters. That’s the assessment of defense officials from the five countries involved in the joint task force fighting the militants. But the officials, who …

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Posted in Politics

Department dismisses fake news about brain cancer

Pretoria – The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has reassured members of the public that Minister Angie Motshekga has never said that too much studying causes brain cancer.

This after the department noted a recent spate of fake news doing …

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President Jacob Zuma extends condolences on the passing of former rugby captain Salie Fredericks

President Zuma extends condolences on the passing of former SARU Captain Fredericks

President Jacob Zuma has expressed deep sadness and extended heartfelt condolences on the passing of the legendary former South African Rugby Union (SARU) Captain Salie Fredericks, who passed …

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Sudan sanctions, Mosul, and Marawi: The Cheat Sheet

Check out the topics on IRIN’s radar and trawl through our curation of the best humanitarian reports, opinion, and journalism you may have missed:

Will US relax 20-year-old sanctions on Sudan?

Sudan’s diplomacy is on a roll: the international criminal …

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CAPE TOWN, July 7 (NNN-SABC) — Beekeepers in the Southern Cape region of South Africa’s Western Cape Province have begun to rebuild their colonies after hundreds of hives were destroyed by recent fires.

With little foliage left, they are now …

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