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In Africa, a Drive to End Malnutrition Meets Covid-19
A way has been found to enrich the unfortified flour that Tanzanians eat as a staple. But the pandemic is getting in the way.
Sudan Must Pay Billions to Terrorism Victims, Supreme Court Rules
In a unanimous ruling, the court said a 2008 law allowing punitive damages applied retroactively to 1998 bombings in Kenya and Tanzania.
Covid-19 Outbreak in Nigeria Is Just One of Africa’s Alarming Hot Spots
Dozens of doctors are infected and gravediggers are overwhelmed in Kano, Nigeria’s second-largest city, where inaction led to an unchecked outbreak. Across Africa, other hot spots are emerging.
Tanzanian Cartoonist Has a Stick for Every Powerful Eye
Godfrey Mwampembwa, popularly known as Gado, has been holding politicians accountable for nearly 30 years. Now, his concern has shifted to the coronavirus.
Jane Goodall Is Self-Isolating, Too
She’s in England, in the house she grew up in, and she has a few thoughts about chimpanzees, the coronavirus pandemic and the loo paper shortage.
New U.S. Travel Ban Shuts Door on Africa’s Biggest Economy, Nigeria
The visa rules will affect nearly a quarter of the people on the African continent, including many hoping to join loved ones already in the U.S.
Trump Administration Adds Six Countries to Travel Ban
President Trump added Africa’s biggest country, Nigeria, as well as Myanmar, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Sudan and Tanzania, to his restricted travel list.
What if All That Flying Is Good for the Planet?
Without tourism, it’s easy to imagine the Serengeti turned into cattle ranches.
Health Experts Fight Ebola in Congo, and Each Other
As the epidemic rages in a violent, embattled region, two important players — the World Health Organization and Doctors Without Borders — clash over how to end it.
As Congo’s Ebola Outbreak Drags On, Untracked Cases Sow Confusion
On tour in Africa, American officials said the U.S. would keep providing aid. But Congo’s response has been uneven, and the former health minister has been jailed.
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