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Ethiopia: Fact-checking misleading images about hunger in Amhara

The spread of conflict from Ethiopia's northern Tigray region into neighbouring Amhara has displaced many thousands of people, leaving many desperately short of food. Social media images have been widely shared showing malnourished women and children. But we've found that...

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Abdelaziz Bouteflika, ousted Algerian president, dies aged 84

Algeria’s longest-serving president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who was ousted in 2019 amid pro-democracy protests after two decades in power, has died aged 84. The state television announcement on Friday, citing a statement from the office of the current president, Abdelmadjid Tebboune,...

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What’s changed after Magufuli’s death?

President Samia Suluhu took over three months ago as leader of Tanzania - from John Magufuli, a prominent coronavirus sceptic who died in March from heart complications, opening up the prospect of a new approach to Covid. So has Tanzania changed...

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