Thousands of students armed with sticks and rocks clashed with armed police in Dhaka, as authorities in Bangladesh cut some mobile internet services to quell ... Show more

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Quick Glance: Bangladesh army intervenes as police fire on demonstrators
  • Soldiers were patrolling Bangladeshi cities to quell civil unrest, with police firing on protesters during a government curfew.

  • The violence this week has killed at least 115 people, posing a challenge to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's government.

  • The army has been deployed nationwide, and a curfew will remain in effect until at least Sunday morning.

  • Authorities imposed a nationwide internet shutdown, severely affecting communication, with major newspapers and state broadcaster offline.
Roll-out of affordable malaria vaccine begins: New malaria vaccine R21 is approved for babies and may save hundreds of thousands of lives
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Roll-out of affordable malaria vaccine begins
Quick Glance: New vaccine could eradicate malaria within years
  • The head of the vaccine development team said hundreds of thousands of lives could be saved this decade thanks to a new malaria vaccine.

  • Named R21/Matrix-M, the vaccine was hailed as a scientific breakthrough and is the first malaria vaccine to meet the World Health Organisation's target of 75% efficacy in preventing the disease.

  • Sir Adrian described the vaccine as the best vaccine we now have, being less expensive, more available, and working better.

  • The vaccine aims to prime the blood with antibodies targeting the malaria protein known as circumsporozoite protein (CSP) and is particularly suitable for low-income countries.
16 of the world's top 20 diamond-producing countries are in Africa, with Russia being the largest diamond producer and exporter globally ... Show more
A bill to repeal a ban on female genital mutilation in Gambia has sparked a fierce debate in the West African country around issues like tradition ... Show more

Gambia's bid to unban FGM divides families and parliament | Reuters
Burkina Faso received 173 of its nationals who were expelled from Cote d'Ivoire yesterday. This comes amid escalating tensions between the two West African ... Show more
Transnet gets $1bn African Development Bank loan: The loan will facilitate the first phase of the company's R152.8bn five-year capital investment plan.
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Transnet gets $1bn African Development Bank loan
Foreign Minister's trip: Baerbock calls on military governments in West Africa to take a “peaceful path”
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Foreign Minister's trip: Baerbock calls on military governments in West ...
What's at stake after the postponement of parliamentary and council elections in Cameroon? Could it jeopardize the aspirations of key opposition figures such ... Show more
Ivory Coast is kicking off its first vaccination drive against malaria, which kills four people a day in the country. The vaccine ... Show more
How is new malaria vaccine drive working in West Africa?: How does the new R21/Matrix-M vaccine work and where is it being administered?
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How is new malaria vaccine drive working in West Africa?
A Palestinian mother says she feels powerless as her malnourished son is ‘dying in front of [her] eyes.’ Her son is being treated in Gaza's Nasser hospital — ... Show more

UN experts say famine has spread throughout Gaza | Reuters
Two more Russian kamikaze drones enter Belarusian airspace: On July 13, another Russian Shahed kamikaze drone targeting Ukraine veered off course and flew more ...
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Two more Russian kamikaze drones enter Belarusian airspace
Sources:  Kamara’s Opposition to ‘Shady Yellow Machines Deal’ Behind Imminent Dismissal, Only Exit Package Remains Outstanding
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Sources:  Kamara’s Opposition to ‘Shady Yellow Machines Deal’ Behind ...
The UN is investigating reports of a mass grave along the Libya-Tunisia border after the bodies of at least 65 migrants were found at another site this year ... Show more

UN probing reported mass grave on Libya-Tunisia border | Reuters
President William Ruto of Kenya is putting together a new cabinet amid unverified reports of a plan for a unity government. Burkina Faso's interim leader ... Show more
Man United are investing in their present and future ✨ Leny Yoro is 18 Kobbie Mainoo is 19 Alejandro Garnacho is 20 Rasmus Hojlund is 21 Amad Diallo is ... Show more
#CurrentAffairs The largest economy in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) is set to boost its oil production by 2027 ... Show more

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Borussia Dortmund: Serhou Guirassy creates a storm dilemma to the power of two - where is there room for Niclas Füllkrug? - Eurosport
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Borussia Dortmund: Serhou Guirassy creates a storm dilemma to the power of ...
|~0~|: Burkina Faso's military leader Ibrahim Traore has accused France of destabilizing his country. He said he has evidence he has evidence of ... Show more
Cooperation leads to deportation: “Shocking and absurd”: At the end of June, the city of Hanover deported a well-integrated refugee to the Ivory Coast ...
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Cooperation leads to deportation: “Shocking and absurd”
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