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Death Toll Rises From West Darfur Fighting

The death toll in West Darfur state climbed to 159 Tuesday, with more than 200 people injured after more than three days of fighting between different ethnic communities, according to the Committee of West Darfur Doctors. The committee says the violen…

Death Toll Rises in West Darfur

The death toll in West Darfur state on Tuesday climbed to 159 with more than 200 people injured after more than 3 days of fighting between different ethnic communities, according to the Committee of West Darfur Doctors. This latest wave of violence …

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…

More Than 80 People Killed in West Darfur Attack

Unknown armed men killed more than 80 people and injured at least 160 others in the Krinding refugee camp and elsewhere in Genena, the capital of Sudan’s West Darfur state this weekend, prompting the governor to declare a state of emergency. Governor…

46 Civilians Feared Killed in Eastern Congo Attack, Official Says

Forty-six civilians are reported to have been killed in an attack by suspected Islamist militants on a village in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, a senior provincial official said Thursday. Local security forces have been dispatched to the v…

270 Million COVID Vaccine Doses Headed for African Continent

The African Union says the continent is set to receive about 270 million doses of coronavirus vaccine and wants to see them distributed equitably.For just over two months, a team at the 55-member organization of African states has worked to ensure the …