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Drought Leaves 2 Million Food Insecure in Angola

CUNENE PROVINCE, ANGOLA Southern Angola is facing the worst drought in decades, with at least 2.3 million people at high risk of suffering malnutrition because they couldn’t get enough food, the United Nations Children’s Fund says.

Among them is 58-year-old …

Drought Leaves 2 Million Food Insecure in Angola

CUNENE PROVINCE, ANGOLA Southern Angola is facing the worst drought in decades, with at least 2.3 million people at high risk of suffering malnutrition because they couldn’t get enough food, the United Nations Children’s Fund says.

Among them is 58-year-old …

Pioneering Veterinary Medicine for Africa’s Enigmatic Pangolins

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA Veterinarian Dr. Karin Lourens has become known as Africa’s pangolin doctor for leading medical efforts to help the scaly anteaters rescued from the illegal wildlife trade.

Case in point, she’s treating an endangered ground pangolin, one of …

IS West Africa Claims Killing, Execution of 29 Nigerian Soldiers

ABUJA Islamic State’s West Africa branch claimed responsibility on Wednesday for a raid in Nigeria two days earlier in which it said 20 soldiers had been killed, and released a video purporting to show the execution of nine other Nigerian …

Actress Priyanka Chopra Promotes Refugee Education on Ethiopia Visit

ASSOSA, ETHIOPIA Actress Priyanka Chopra is in Ethiopia to promote access to education for refugee children.

Chopra is a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations children’s agency. She spoke with The Associated Press after visiting a school for refugees from …