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Hajj: Hundreds of pilgrims including Africans die from extreme heat

More than 500 pilgrims including Africans have died from heat-related illnesses during the annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca. The five-day event begun on Friday with...

Gambia’s Fatou Baldeh to receive 2024 Women’s Rights Award

Gambian women’s rights activist Fatou Baldeh will be honored with the Geneva Summit Women's Rights Award later this month. She has been campaigning to end female genital...

UK to loan back Ghana’s stolen ‘crown jewels’: Learn how

For the first time in 150 years some of Ghana's stolen gold and silver regalia belonging to the Ashanti Kingdom will make a return...

UN peacekeepers to start withdrawing from eastern Congo in April

The United Nation has said that about 2,000 U.N. peacekeepers will start withdrawing from eastern areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo by in...

UN court begins hearing South Africa’s genocide case against Israel

The UN's International Court of Justice begins hearing a case brought by South Africa against Israel on Thursday. South Africa last month filed the case...

Nadia Mohamed: The first Somali-American elected mayor

27-year-old Nadia Mohamed, a Somali-American who was elected mayor two months ago in US state of Minnesota has been sworn in. She made history as...

South Africa sues Israel at UN top court: What you need to know

South Africa has filed a case at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) seeking a declaration that Israel has committed genocide against Palestine. The case...

The Kenya-EU economic partnership agreement to boost trade

Kenya and the European Union have sealed an Economic Partnership Agreement that will grant the East African nation duty-free status and unlimited access to...

The cost of UK’s asylum deal with Rwanda rises

The UK has given Rwanda another £100m to relocate asylum seekers for this year. The British government has already paid about £140m to Rwanda as...

Climate Finance Files highlight alarming lack of transparency and accuracy

With world leaders meeting in Dubai for the COP28 meetings, analysis of a huge new set of data reveals the full extent to which...

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