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Fifteen Killed in Landslide at Guinea Gold Mine

A landslide at an artisanal gold mine has killed at least 15 people in northeastern Guinea, the government said on Sunday. The disaster took place on Saturday in remote Siguiri province, 800 km (500 miles) from the capital Conakry. The zone holds some ...

Chad Military Claims Victory Over Rebels in North

Chad's military claimed victory on Sunday in its weeks-long battle with northern rebels that led to the death of President Idriss Deby on the battlefield. The rebel group Front for Change and Concord in Chad (FACT) did not respond to a request for com...

More Than 1,200 Migrants Reach Italian Island in Boats in 12 Hours

More than 1,200 migrants in several decrepit, overcrowded fishing boats on Sunday reached a tiny Italian island in a span of 12 hours, as human traffickers exploited calm seas and warm weather to launch multiple vessels, the mayor said. The first of th...

UN Reports Acute Food Insecurity in Southern Madagascar

The United Nations says thousands of people in Madagascar are suffering from famine, while more than 1 million others are facing acute hunger and are forced to resort to extreme measures to keep from starving.More than 1.1 million people in southern M...

Chad’s Military Council Seeks Central African States Support

Envoys from Chad’s ruling military council are seeking support from its central African neighbors in fighting rebels who they say endanger a smooth return to civilian rule. Chad’s delegation told Cameroon’s president that without peace, a transition t...

China Says Rocket Debris Unlikely to Cause Damage

An out-of-control Chinese rocket is expected to reenter Earth’s atmosphere this weekend, but experts do not know where debris from the craft will land or exactly when it will happen. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said on Friday that th...

African Activists Welcome US Support of COVID Vaccine Waiver

JOHANNESBURG - African nations have welcomed news that the U.S. supports a proposal to waive intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines. But, they warn, the road ahead is long and full of obstacles.Health experts and activists say the deci...