It has been 15 months — longer than the worm’s life cycle — since the last case of infection, which means the parasite is nearing eradication in the country.
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More than 40 countries agreed to a plan leaders hope will create jobs, boost trade and diversify economies across the continent. But among the holdouts were two of Africa’s biggest economies.
The unexpected return of the girls may turn out to be a major propaganda coup for Boko Haram, although some girls are still missing, and the group warned the girls to never go back to school again.
An undercover video broadcast on British television revealed that the company worked for the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta.
The 45-year-old Sudan, the sole remaining male of the rare subspecies of white rhino, died in Kenya.
Just two members of the charismatic subspecies remain, both female. But scientists still hope to prevent the extinction of the animals.
Amnesty International accused security forces of doing nothing despite warnings that the militants were nearby. The military denounced the group’s findings.
Pentagon leaders are said to be troubled by draft conclusions of an inquiry that blames low-level officers in an ambush that killed four American troops.
One of the American soldiers ambushed by militants in Niger was wearing a helmet camera – we analyzed the footage to understand what happened.
The president has often declared the Islamist group defeated, so its latest mass abduction threatens to become a major issue in next year’s election.