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Africa

Husband Arrested In Killing Of Kenyan Olympic Runner Agnes Tirop

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The husband of Olympic runner Agnes Tirop has been arrested and will be charged with her murder after Kenyan police...

Some COVAX Supply Sent To Wealthy Countries As Charity Only Goes So Far

LONDON (AP) — An international system to share coronavirus vaccines was supposed to guarantee that low and middle-income countries could get doses without being...

Ashley Judd Says She Can Walk Again Nearly 6 Months After Shattering Leg

Ashley Judd is walking again, nearly six months after shattering her leg deep in a Congolese rainforest. Judd posted a video of herself on Instagram on Sunday...

Badass Impala Makes Incredible Escape From Crocodiles, Hippos And 16 Wild Dogs

One very lucky impala managed to escape three of the most dangerous types of animals in Africa, eluding 16 wild dogs, swimming through crocodile-infested...

South African Court Orders Ex-President Jacob Zuma Jailed For Contempt

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma has been found guilty of contempt of court and sentenced to 15 months in prison...

‘Brave Little Crab’ Mesmerizes Pride Of Lions In South Africa

A “brave little crab” caught the interest of a pride of lions in South Africa, rangers at the MalaMala Game Reserve said.  The scrappy crustacean raised its...

Weird ‘Living Fossil’ Fish Lives 100 Years, Pregnant For 5

The coelacanth — a giant weird fish still around from dinosaur times — can live for 100 years, a new study found. These slow-moving, people-sized...

Donald Trump Says He Should Have Shut Down Twitter, Just Like Nigeria Is Doing

Donald Trump can’t tweet, but his blatherings still get repeated on the social media platform that banned him after he spread violence-stoking lies. On Tuesday,...

World Health Organization Gives COVID-19 Variants ‘Non-Stigmatizing’ Greek Names

The World Health Organization shifted how it will name current and future COVID-19 variants on Monday, choosing to identify them by letters of the...

South Africa Returns To Stricter Lockdown, COVID-19 Cases ‘Surging’

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced Sunday that his country will return to stricter lockdown measures in the...

Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Effective Up To 6 Months Later, Study Finds

NEW YORK — Pfizer says its vaccine continues to be effective against COVID-19 up to six months later. Pfizer and its German partner, BioNTech, announced...

Nigerian Governor Says 279 Kidnapped Schoolgirls Are Freed

GUSAU, Nigeria (AP) — Hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls abducted last week from a boarding school in the northwestern Zamfara state have been released, the...

Cape Hatteras: A Top Family Beach

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