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Former South Sudan Refugee Acclaimed for Saving COVID-19 Patients in South Africa

A former refugee from Sudan’s civil war who survived torture and homelessness to become a doctor is winning acclaim for saving the lives of COVID-19 patients in South Africa.Dr. Emmanuel Malish Taban was recently named one of the 100 most influential A…

Report: Images Show Evidence of Attack on Ethiopia Refugee Camp

New satellite images of a refugee camp in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region show more than 400 structures have been badly damaged in what a research group believes is the latest “intentional attack” by fighters. The report by the Great Britain-based …

Uganda Police ‘Raid’ Opposition Party Headquarters

A spokesman for Uganda’s main opposition party says government forces raided its headquarters Monday, a day after its leader vowed to challenge his loss in last week’s presidential election.Joel Ssenyonyi told reporters that police have surrounded the …

UN Recognizes ‘Tangible Progress’ on Solving Libya Crisis

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres hailed “tangible progress” made in recent months in tackling Libya’s almost decade-long crisis, in a report submitted Monday to the Security Council in which he demanded all foreign troops and mercenaries leave t…