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18 Nov
France and Italy trade barbs in the papers as tensions boil over regarding the Ocean Viking migrant ship rejected by Italian authorities. Also, Donald Trump gets roasted by his favourite newspaper, the New York Post, over lacklustre Republican results in the midterms. Finally, discover your climate change moniker with the Arctic Risk Name Generator!
17 Nov
With no vaccine or treatment available for a strain of Ebola that is circulating in Uganda, the country's latest outbreak is shaping up to be the third largest on record.
17 Nov
The world's population will likely hit an estimated 8 billion people on Tuesday, according to a United Nations projection, with much of the growth coming from developing nations in Africa. Among them is Nigeria, where resources are already stretched to the limit.
17 Nov
Aid is slowly coming to southern Nigeria after the biggest floods since 2012 killed more than 600 people and affected nearly 3 million others, according to official figures. Many have fled their homes, including to overcrowded displacement camps. This year's rainy season is one of the deadliest in the West African country's history.
16 Nov
Hundreds of thousands of homes have been destroyed and communities left stranded in Nigeria's worst flooding in years. DW's Flourish Chukwurah traveled to Tombia, a town in Bayelsa State, whose residents have largely been displaced by the floodwaters.
14 Nov
The first flight carrying asylum seekers to Rwanda is set to leave the UK. The controversial plan aims to keep people from illegally crossing the English Channel. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees said the scheme sets a 'catastrophic precedent.
14 Nov
South Africa approves a funding plan for phasing down coal power. But the hundreds of millions in loans have some citizens worried about supersizing the nation's debt. African leaders at the COP27 summit look to hold wealthier nations accountable for their emissions.
13 Nov
The scars of the bloody two-year conflict between the Ethiopian government and Tigrayan forces are still fresh and run deep, despite the surprise ceasefire agreement reached in South Africa on Wednesday.
13 Nov
A UN-backed court in the Central African Republic said the three accused militiamen showed no remorse over the attacks which killed 46 civilians.
12 Nov
One day after Ethiopia's historic truce agreement, we bring you reactions as Addis Ababa and Tigray look ahead to a renewed path of understanding and cooperation. World powers are now voicing cautious optimism for the country's future, but a long road to recovery lies ahead.
12 Nov
A few decades ago, humpback whales were endangered, with only 10,000 of them left. But a global push for better protection has meant that whale watching, not whale hunting, is now a thriving industry. Every summer, the mammals travel to the warm swallow waters of the Gulf of Guinea and Madagascar to mate and give birth, before restarting their odyssey back to the Antarctic with their offspring. Our France 2 colleagues report from Gabon, with FRANCE 24's Camile Nedelec.
11 Nov
The new digital platform catalogs objects that were stolen from Benin Kingdom during the colonial era: Over 5,000 items across in 20 countries have been identified.

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A handful of African companies have finally started shipping goods under the long-delayed AfCFTA free trade agreement. They're part of a new initiative to kick-start intra-African trade.
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Church-led marches across the Democratic Republic of Congo saw protesters decry fighting in the country's restive east and condemn neighboring Rwanda for allegedly backing rebels.
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The price cap could make it difficult for Moscow to sell its oil for a higher price. Meanwhile, a senior US intelligence official said the war was at a ''reduced tempo.'' DW has the latest.
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