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# africa - Yesterday’s News

Monkeypox spread already an emergency, say African officials
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

Monkeypox spread already an emergency, say African officials

Fri 7:22 PM 11,009 Views 2 Comments

Countries in Africa have reported more than 1,800 suspected cases so far this year including more than 70 deaths.

# africa - Wednesday 29 June, 2022

'All of the animals will die': Kenyan farmers in crisis during worst drought in 40 years
# Waiting For The Rain
# Waiting For The Rain

'All of the animals will die': Kenyan farmers in crisis during worst drought in 40 years

Wed 7:58 PM 14,251 Views 9 Comments

Concern brought The Journal and other media to Kenya to report on the impacts of drought.

# africa - Friday 20 May, 2022

UN warns up to 18 million face severe food insecurity in Africa's Sahel region
# World Food Programme
# World Food Programme

UN warns up to 18 million face severe food insecurity in Africa's Sahel region

May 20th 2022, 3:15 PM 6,404 Views 4 Comments

In the Sahel, 7.7 million children under the age of five are expected to suffer from malnutrition.

# africa - Thursday 14 April, 2022

Floods in South Africa’s Durban area kill more than 300
# KwaZulu-Natal
# KwaZulu-Natal

Floods in South Africa’s Durban area kill more than 300

Apr 14th 2022, 9:30 PM 21,952 Views 3 Comments

The persistent rains have wreaked havoc, destroying homes, collapsing buildings and washing away major roads.

# africa - Tuesday 12 April, 2022

Death of pregnant woman pleading for care sparks outrage in Senegal
# Senegal
# Senegal

Death of pregnant woman pleading for care sparks outrage in Senegal

Apr 12th 2022, 10:09 PM 28,160 Views 2 Comments

Astou Sokhna died nine months pregnant on 7 April after doctors refused her request to perform a caesarean section.

# africa - Tuesday 29 March, 2022

Mane scores and Salah misses in penalty shootout as Senegal beat Egypt to reach World Cup
# Africa
From The42
# Africa

Mane scores and Salah misses in penalty shootout as Senegal beat Egypt to reach World Cup

Mar 29th 2022, 9:22 PM 9,676 Views 5 Comments

Partey strikes as Ghana upset Nigeria to reach World Cup

# africa - Saturday 19 February, 2022

Irish soldiers to stay in war-torn Mali for now despite French announcement of troop withdrawal
# Mali
# Mali

Irish soldiers to stay in war-torn Mali for now despite French announcement of troop withdrawal

Feb 19th 2022, 12:10 AM 25,867 Views 20 Comments

There are 34 Irish troops in Mali at present.

# africa - Friday 28 January, 2022

At least 77 killed in Tropical Storm Ana in southern Africa
# Storm Ana
# Storm Ana

At least 77 killed in Tropical Storm Ana in southern Africa

Jan 28th 2022, 7:40 AM 8,944 Views 0 Comments

The storm made landfall on Monday in Madagascar before ploughing into Mozambique and Malawi.

# africa - Monday 27 December, 2021

Irish NGOs worried booster roll-outs will lead to further vaccine inequality globally
# Vaccine Equity
# Vaccine Equity

Irish NGOs worried booster roll-outs will lead to further vaccine inequality globally

Dec 27th 2021, 6:30 AM 9,400 Views 8 Comments

Without intellectual property rights waivers to allow developing countries to produce their own jabs, demand will continue to outstrip supply, they said.

# africa - Friday 26 November, 2021

People travelling to Ireland from 7 southern African nations will need pre-flight PCR and home quarantine
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

People travelling to Ireland from 7 southern African nations will need pre-flight PCR and home quarantine

Updated Nov 26th 2021, 6:35 PM 133,409 Views 57 Comments

Germany, Italy, Austria and the Netherlands are among countries to have already banned visitors from South Africa.

# africa - Thursday 14 October, 2021

Africa detecting just one in seven Covid-19 cases, WHO study finds
# World Health Organisation
# World Health Organisation

Africa detecting just one in seven Covid-19 cases, WHO study finds

Oct 14th 2021, 6:46 PM 9,402 Views 3 Comments

The UN plans to increase rapid diagnostic testing in eight African countries.

# africa - Thursday 16 September, 2021

France kills leader of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara
# Isis
# Isis

France kills leader of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara

Sep 16th 2021, 10:56 AM 31,774 Views 14 Comments

Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi was killed in a strike by France’s Barkhane military operation a few weeks ago, French authorities said.

# africa - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Plea to share spare coronavirus vaccines in order to avert ‘moral catastrophe’
# Vaccine Plea
# Vaccine Plea

Plea to share spare coronavirus vaccines in order to avert ‘moral catastrophe’

Jun 9th 2021, 9:50 AM 14,538 Views 16 Comments

Vaccine shipments into Africa have ground to a ‘near halt’, the WHO said last week.

# africa - Saturday 5 June, 2021

Twitter suspended in Nigeria after president's tweet deleted for violating rules
# Banned
# Banned

Twitter suspended in Nigeria after president's tweet deleted for violating rules

Jun 5th 2021, 6:46 PM 20,226 Views 19 Comments

The government directive has been condemned by international human rights groups.

At least 114 killed in Burkina Faso in deadliest jihadist attacks since 2015
# Burkina Faso
# Burkina Faso

At least 114 killed in Burkina Faso in deadliest jihadist attacks since 2015

Jun 5th 2021, 4:17 PM 15,527 Views 6 Comments

The country’s president described the massacre as “barbaric” and three days of national mourning have been declared.

# africa - Monday 31 May, 2021

Chaos in African Union parliament with threats, scuffles and a man appearing to aim a head-high kick at a colleague
# Pan African Parliament
# Pan African Parliament

Chaos in African Union parliament with threats, scuffles and a man appearing to aim a head-high kick at a colleague

May 31st 2021, 10:00 PM 24,682 Views 6 Comments

The man said he was trying to knock a phone out of another legislator’s hand when he aimed a kick in the direction of Pemmy Majodina of South Africa

# africa - Thursday 27 May, 2021

Macron admits to French guilt over role in 1994 Rwandan genocide
# Genocide
# Genocide

Macron admits to French guilt over role in 1994 Rwandan genocide

May 27th 2021, 2:18 PM 11,761 Views 7 Comments

The French president stopped short of an apology but recognised that France bears ‘an overwhelming responsibility’ for the killing of 800,000 people.

# africa - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

Spain confirms journalists murdered after abduction in Burkina Faso
# Burkina Faso
# Burkina Faso

Spain confirms journalists murdered after abduction in Burkina Faso

Updated Apr 27th 2021, 2:00 PM 35,348 Views 10 Comments

An Irishman was also taken during the attack.

# africa - Friday 19 March, 2021

First female president of Tanzania sworn in after death of Magufuli from mystery illness
# Tanzania
# Tanzania

First female president of Tanzania sworn in after death of Magufuli from mystery illness

Mar 19th 2021, 8:29 AM 15,772 Views 12 Comments

Questions remain over the true cause of the late president’s death, after multiple rumours he had Covid-19 or had sought treatment abroad.

# africa - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Tanzania’s Covid-sceptic President John Magufuli dies aged 61
# Africa
# Africa

Tanzania’s Covid-sceptic President John Magufuli dies aged 61

Mar 18th 2021, 7:10 AM 32,441 Views 20 Comments

He had said last year that Tanzania had eradicated Covid through three days of national prayer.

# africa - Sunday 6 December, 2020

Leaders track progress on African bid to 'silence guns'
# Fighting Violence
# Fighting Violence

Leaders track progress on African bid to 'silence guns'

Dec 6th 2020, 3:58 PM 11,868 Views 6 Comments

The Africa Union (AU) adopted a plan in 2013 to silence guns on the continent by the year 2020.

# africa - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Namibia is planning to sell 170 live elephants because of drought and conflict
# Overpopulation
# Overpopulation

Namibia is planning to sell 170 live elephants because of drought and conflict

Dec 3rd 2020, 10:00 PM 19,856 Views 30 Comments

The government had been criticised for shooting elephants to control overpopulation.

# africa - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Africa records two million coronavirus cases amid fears of fresh surge
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Africa records two million coronavirus cases amid fears of fresh surge

Nov 19th 2020, 9:44 AM 17,357 Views 18 Comments

The continent of 1.3 billion people is being warned against ‘prevention fatigue’.

# africa - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Failed asylum seeker claims he was abandoned by gardaí at airport six months ago
# High Court
# High Court

Failed asylum seeker claims he was abandoned by gardaí at airport six months ago

Sep 22nd 2020, 12:26 PM 60,103 Views 0 Comments

The man claims he was left in an airport terminal without money, a telephone or his luggage, the High Court heard.

# africa - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

R&B singer Akon moves ahead with Black Panther-style city in Senegal
# Africa
# Africa

R&B singer Akon moves ahead with Black Panther-style city in Senegal

Sep 1st 2020, 7:28 AM 47,490 Views 37 Comments

Akon, who first announced his idea for the utopian city in 2018, has described it as a “real-life Wakanda”.

# africa - Saturday 4 July, 2020

South Africa reports record daily increase in coronavirus cases
# Africa
# Africa

South Africa reports record daily increase in coronavirus cases

Jul 4th 2020, 1:13 PM 25,736 Views 6 Comments

More than 11 million people around the world are now known to have been infected since the pandemic began.

# africa - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

President Higgins says Ireland and Africa have each experienced racism and 'a suppressed culture'
# History
# History

President Higgins says Ireland and Africa have each experienced racism and 'a suppressed culture'

Jun 10th 2020, 12:13 PM 22,005 Views 57 Comments

The President’s comments come at a time when there is is a global focus on the history of colonialism.

# africa - Friday 5 June, 2020

Al-Qaeda's chief in north Africa killed, says French defence minister
# Mali
# Mali

Al-Qaeda's chief in north Africa killed, says French defence minister

Jun 5th 2020, 10:09 PM 24,543 Views 43 Comments

Abdelmalek Droukdel was the leader of al-Qaeda in north Africa.

# africa - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

Opinion: The virus may rapidly spread to countries that lack even the most basic resources to fight it
# Trócaire
# Trócaire

Opinion: The virus may rapidly spread to countries that lack even the most basic resources to fight it

Mar 25th 2020, 7:00 PM 27,478 Views 24 Comments

Were coronavirus to spread across the entire African continent, countries will have to rely only on their own scarce resources, writes Trócaire CEO Caoimhe de Barra.

# africa - Saturday 22 February, 2020

WHO warns Africa is ill-equipped to deal with coronavirus due to 'weaker health systems'
# Africa
# Africa

WHO warns Africa is ill-equipped to deal with coronavirus due to 'weaker health systems'

Feb 22nd 2020, 1:45 PM 14,793 Views 12 Comments

There has been 200 suspected cases on the continent but nearly all have been confirmed negative.

# africa - Friday 3 January, 2020

'300 million were regularly tuning in' - Inside Africa's obsession with Premier League football
# The Age Of Football
# The Age Of Football

'300 million were regularly tuning in' - Inside Africa's obsession with Premier League football

Jan 3rd 2020, 9:00 PM 11,576 Views 9 Comments

In an extract from his book, David Goldblatt looks at the continent’s remarkable devotion to the English top flight.

# africa - Friday 27 December, 2019

'300 million were regularly tuning in' - Inside Africa's obsession with Premier League football
# The Age Of Football
From The42
# The Age Of Football

'300 million were regularly tuning in' - Inside Africa's obsession with Premier League football

Dec 27th 2019, 9:00 PM 12,713 Views 3 Comments

In an extract from his book, David Goldblatt looks at the continent’s remarkable devotion to the English top flight.

# africa - Monday 4 November, 2019

Nine sailors abducted by suspected pirates off African coast
# Benin
# Benin

Nine sailors abducted by suspected pirates off African coast

Nov 4th 2019, 7:59 AM 16,400 Views 11 Comments

The Gulf of Guinea has become one of the most dangerous maritime regions in the world.

# africa - Monday 21 October, 2019

Dozens of elephants have died due to severe drought in Zimbabwe
# Drought
# Drought

Dozens of elephants have died due to severe drought in Zimbabwe

Oct 21st 2019, 9:35 PM 11,599 Views 22 Comments

More than five million rural Zimbabweans – nearly a third of the population – are at risk of food shortages before the next harvest in 2020.

# africa - Sunday 7 April, 2019

Poacher killed by elephant then eaten by lions in South Africa
# Africa
# Africa

Poacher killed by elephant then eaten by lions in South Africa

Apr 7th 2019, 12:30 PM 69,832 Views 145 Comments

Only the man’s skull and a pair of trousers were recovered.

# africa - Thursday 8 November, 2018

PSG open probe into claims of racial profiling of young players
# Allegation
From The42
# Allegation

PSG open probe into claims of racial profiling of young players

Nov 8th 2018, 7:10 PM 3,153 Views 1 Comment

French investigative website Mediapart cited documents from the latest series of Football Leaks allegations.

# africa - Friday 21 September, 2018

Tanzania president orders arrests over Lake Victoria ferry disaster
# Tanzania
# Tanzania

Tanzania president orders arrests over Lake Victoria ferry disaster

Updated Sep 21st 2018, 10:08 PM 24,863 Views 8 Comments

The MV Nyerere may have been carrying as many as 200 passengers.

# africa - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Irish man due in UK court for attempting to smuggle rare bird eggs at Heathrow
# Birds Of Prey
# Birds Of Prey

Irish man due in UK court for attempting to smuggle rare bird eggs at Heathrow

Jul 25th 2018, 8:27 AM 10,792 Views 0 Comments

Many of the eggs recovered on 26 June have now hatched.

# africa - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Silicon Valley looks to Africa as a new tech frontier
# Expansion
# Expansion

Silicon Valley looks to Africa as a new tech frontier

Jul 22nd 2018, 10:30 AM 12,742 Views 21 Comments

Many African governments have given the tech titans an enthusiastic welcome.

# africa - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Boris Becker's diplomatic passport is 'fake' says Central Africa Republic
# Causing A Racket
# Causing A Racket

Boris Becker's diplomatic passport is 'fake' says Central Africa Republic

Jun 19th 2018, 5:42 PM 49,113 Views 21 Comments

The document’s serial number corresponded to one of a batch of new passports that were stolen in 2014.

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