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The humanitarian chief warns no nation will be able to protect itself from Covid-19 without helping poorer countries, too.
With the Nigerian economy struggling and universities closed, allegations of human rights abuses by police have outraged the country’s young people.
As the global death toll passes one million, we should beware of focussing only upon the numbers.
Once the pandemic is taken into account, goals such as the eradication of poverty will only be fulfilled by 2092.
How much South Africa uses its leverage over its neighbour could prove crucial to the stability of the region.
The turmoil in the nation is reawakening memories of conflicts between the Ottoman empire and Arab nationalists.
8 January 1999: Robert Mugabe’s corrupt regime at work in the Congo.
The US deciding to quit the World Trade Organisation is far from a remote possibility.
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A court order to unseal François Mitterand's archive on Rwanda could force a reappraisal of the country's recent history.
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