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Mozambique: Polio Outbreak Causes Public Health Emergency

Mozambican state health authorities declared a “public health emergency” on Wednesday in an effort to contain a case of wild poliovirus confirmed in a child in the nation’s western Tete province days earlier, the state-run Mozambique News Agency (AIM) reported on Thursday.

Polio Ward Overburdened in Nigeria KANO, NIGERIA - APRIL 13: A child with polio has his legs massaged at the polio ward of Murtala Muhammed Public Hospital April 13, 2005, in Kano, Nigeria. Polio, a disease that health workers once had hoped to eradicate worldwide by 2005, is on the …

Africa Fumes at Omicron Travel Bans: ‘Racism Is a Very Blunt Tool’

More African leaders on Monday joined South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera in condemning travel bans against their nations – imposed hurriedly by U.S. President Joe Biden and other Western and Asian governments after the discovery of the Omicron coronavirus variant – as unreasonable actions driven by virus panic and racist animosity towards Africans.

Malawi's President Lazarus Chakwera presents his national statement as part of the World Leaders' Summit of the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland on November 1, 2021. - COP26, running from October 31 to November 12 in Glasgow will be the biggest climate conference since the 2015 Paris …

U.N. Sounds Alarm on Biden-Style Africa Travel Bans

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres condemned travel bans rapidly imposed in the past week on southern African countries in response to the discovery of a new Chinese coronavirus variant, stating on Monday that he was “deeply concerned” about policies such as that enacted by President Joe Biden.

US President Joe Biden presents his national statement during day two of COP26 at SECC on November 1, 2021 in Glasgow, United Kingdom. 2021 sees the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference. The conference will run from 31 October for two weeks, finishing on 12 November. It was meant to …

Sexual Abuse of Orphans in Malawi Gets Texas Man 25 Years

A Texas man was sentenced in federal court to spend 25 years in prison after he was convicted of engaging in “illicit sexual contact in a foreign place.” The man was reported to have had sexual contact with at least eight minors who were orphans in an orphanage he managed in Malawi.

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Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Sexually Abusing Orphans

A Texas man has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing orphans. He used his position in a foreign country as orphanage manager, and access to better accommodations and amenities like hot water, to lure the minor victims. One of these children was suffering from HIV.

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British Aid ‘Making Foreign Police Even More Corrupt’

Britain has wasted a fortune on funding schemes for foreign police forces that have increased crime, corruption and political repression. Over the past four years, Diana Good, who was appointed to scrutinise Britain’s foreign aid funding, found numerous examples of

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