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  • Article: South Africa Deploys Envoys Across Africa in Wake of Deadly Xenophobic Attacks

    South Africa Deploys Envoys Across Africa in Wake of Deadly Xenophobic Attacks

    Sept. 18, 2019|Voice of America

    South African diplomats are visiting seven countries, after attacks that left hundreds displaced. Read more

  • Article: Kenya Is the Third African Country to Roll Out New Malaria Vaccine

    Kenya Is the Third African Country to Roll Out New Malaria Vaccine

    Sept. 16, 2019|Voice of America

    The vaccine will be administered in four doses to children between 6 months and 2 years old. Read more

  • Article: Nigerian Recyclers Reduce Plastic Waste by Exchanging Trash for Cash

    Nigerian Recyclers Reduce Plastic Waste by Exchanging Trash for Cash

    Sept. 4, 2019|Voice of America

    Nigeria is one of the biggest contributors of solid waste in Africa. Read more

  • Article: G7 World Leaders Pledge $22 Million to Fight Amazon Wildfires

    G7 World Leaders Pledge $22 Million to Fight Amazon Wildfires

    Aug. 26, 2019|Voice of America

    An immediate effort to save the "lungs" of the planet. Read more

  • Article: Burkina Faso Facing 'Unprecedented' Food Emergency, UN Warns

    Burkina Faso Facing 'Unprecedented' Food Emergency, UN Warns

    Aug. 19, 2019|Voice of America

    The West African country is suffering from growing hunger, instability, and displacement. Read more

  • Article: Number of Children Orphaned by Ebola Spikes as Epidemic Spreads in Eastern DRC

    Number of Children Orphaned by Ebola Spikes as Epidemic Spreads in Eastern DRC

    Aug. 16, 2019|Voice of America

    Nearly 2,470 children have been separated from parents undergoing treatment for the disease. Read more

  • Article: Menstrual Products Are Too Expensive for Many Venezuelan Women

    Menstrual Products Are Too Expensive for Many Venezuelan Women

    Aug. 13, 2019|Voice of America

    Due to Venezuala's declining economy, women are now unable to afford pads and basic health services. Read more

  • Article: Eritrean High Schoolers Face Forced Labor and Abuse: Report

    Eritrean High Schoolers Face Forced Labor and Abuse: Report

    Aug. 12, 2019|Voice of America

    Forced to join the military, these teens are often subjected to mental and physical abuse. Read more