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African Slum Map Exposes True Scale of Urban Poverty

DAKAR, SENEGAL – Urban scientists on Wednesday launched the first digital map of Africa’s sprawl of slums to expose the true scale of urban poverty and bring services to millions of people.

The “Million Neighborhoods” project by a team

African Slum Map Exposes True Scale of Urban Poverty

DAKAR, SENEGAL – Urban scientists on Wednesday launched the first digital map of Africa’s sprawl of slums to expose the true scale of urban poverty and bring services to millions of people.

The “Million Neighborhoods” project by a team

Five Eritrean under 20s footballers disappear in Uganda

KAMPALA, Five Eritrean national footballers have disappeared in Uganda in the middle of the regional Cecafa Under-20 Challenge Cup tournament.

The players fled from their hotel in Jinja, east of the capital Kampala, and are believed to have sought asylum.…

Cameroon IDPs, War Victims Call for Sincere Dialogue to End Their Suffering

BAMENDA, CAMEROON – Thousands of people affected by the separatist war that has killed at least 2,000 people in Cameroon’s English-speaking regions have been on the streets calling on the government to be sincere about the dialogue for peace that

UN, Coast Guard: Boat Carrying 50 Migrants Capsizes off Libya

CAIRO – A boat carrying at least 50 Europe-bound migrants capsized Saturday in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya, the U.N. refugee agency and the country’s coast guard said, while an independent support group said another 56 migrants on another boat

Prince Harry Says ‘No One Can Deny Science’ on Climate

CHOBE NATIONAL PARK, BOTSWANA – Prince Harry says no one can deny science when it comes to climate change.

He spoke Thursday during his visit to Botswana, the latest stop on his Africa tour with his wife, Meghan, the Duchess …