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UNESCO: 264 million children have no access to school

Globally, over 260 million people have no access to education; this failure requires a collective international response.

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Somali PM Hassan Ali Khayre to visit Turkey

Prime minister's trip to Ankara reaffirms strong ties between the two countries, analysts say.

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Kenya vote to go ahead after block attempt fails

Political crisis deepens as Supreme Court fails to rule on petition to block election because of shortage of judges.

human rights activists

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Plague kills 124 in Madagascar, cities most affected

The southeast African island of Madagascar is scrambling to contain an outbreak of pneumonic plague.

Anosibe, Madagascar

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Robert Mugabe 'would have turned down' WHO envoy post

Presidential spokesperson says Zimbabwe's leader was never officially asked to become UN health agency's goodwill envoy.

Robert Mugabe

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Court postpones sentencing white farmers in coffin case

Two men were found guilty after shoving black victim into coffin and threatening to set him on fire.

Defendants Theo Jackson

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Mogadishu: 11 killed week after deadliest blast

Roadside bomb attack kills 11 people, including women, days after more than 350 lost their lives in Somali city.

Mogadishu

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WHO scraps appointment of Robert Mugabe as ambassador

Following widespread criticism, World Health Organization reverses decision to appoint Zimbabwe president.

Robert Mugabe

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WHO boss 'rethinking' Mugabe goodwill ambassador post

After outcry, Tedros says he is 'rethinking' the appointment of Zimbabwe leader as goodwill envoy for UN health agency.

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Morocco recalls envoy over Algeria FM's drug accusation

Morocco's foreign ministry calls Abdelkader Messahel's remarks 'verious serious' and 'false'.

Abdelkader Messahel

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Hundreds of women take to the streets of the capital, Juba, to call for an end to the country's devastating war.

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