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29 Oct
Capturing the mundane: Lockdown photography wins prestigious prize
4 Sep
South Sudanese model Majda John Peter has been crowned the winner of the world's most prestigious modelling competition, as the event held by global agency Elite returned on Tuesday.
3 Sep
Zambia took a crucial step closer on Wednesday to restructuring its debts and rebuilding its ravaged economy. The International Monetary Fund said in a statement that it had approved a $1.3 billion, 38-month loan program with the southern African country.
24 Apr 2022
French President Emmanuel Macron defeated his far-right rival Marine Le Pen by a comfortable margin in Sunday's election, early projections by four pollsters showed, securing a second term and heading off what would have been a political earthquake.
2 Apr 2022
Can Russia still win the information war? Public opinion in the West was quick to swing solidly against Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine, with even the fringes of the far right and far left here muting their admiration of Moscow's strongman, but that doesn't mean Moscow's spin machine has gone quiet.
2 Mar 2022
As dawn breaks on a weekend morning over in Thailand's southwestern Samut Songkhram province, 102-year-old Sawang Janpram gears up in his running shoes for a race he has been looking forward to throughout the past week.
8 Nov 2021
Kenya's Albert Korir won the men's New York Marathon for the first time on Sunday with a time of 2 hours 8 minutes and 22 seconds.His compatriot Peres Jepchirchir, the reigning Olympic champion, secured the women's title yet again in the iconic race with a time of 2 hours 22 minutes and 39 seconds.
6 Nov 2021
France's oldest and most prestigious literary prize is won by a Sub-Saharan African writer for the first time. Senegal's Mohamed Mbougar Sarr impressed the judges with his novel "The Most Secret Memory of Men". But first, world leaders pledge more support for Africa, a continent which has contributed the least to climate change but which bears the brunt of rising temperatures and environmental disasters.
16 Oct 2021
Two opposition alliances have narrowly defeated Prime Minister Andrej Babis's ANOP party in the Czech parliamentary elections. The Pirates and Mayors grouping says they want to start talks on forming a government.
16 Mar 2021
Another school has been targeted by kidnappers in Nigeria's northwest; three teachers were abducted in Kaduna state after gunmen raided a primary school. And Human Rights Watch is calling on the UN to do more to hold Cameroonian Anglophone separatists accountable for the ramped up attacks and abductions of civilians. And Burna Boy's star burns brighter than ever. The Nigerian rapper is ecstatic after taking home his first Grammy award. In accepting the trophy for Best Global Music Album, he has dedicated his win to Africans around the world.
4 Jan 2020
Former Guinea-Bissau PM Embalo wins the presidency; but can he deliver change?

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