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Wagner's mercenaries dig huge trench in Libya

Wagner's mercenaries dig huge trench in Libya

Construction of kilometers-long trench indicates Russian-backed mercenaries have long-term goals, says US official

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Nigeria expects to get 1st COVID-19 vaccine in February
22.01.2021

Nigeria expects to get 1st COVID-19 vaccine in February

Country has been working with World Bank to ensure supply of vaccine, says communique

Zimbabwe’s former education minister dies of COVID-19
22.01.2021

Zimbabwe’s former education minister dies of COVID-19

Aeneas Chigwedere, 81, also previously served as governor of Mashonaland East province

UN seeks more peacekeepers for Central African Republic
22.01.2021

UN seeks more peacekeepers for Central African Republic

7 UN peacekeepers in country killed in recent weeks

South Africa reports 647 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours
22.01.2021

South Africa reports 647 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours

Prominent minister Jackson Mthembu succumbs to coronavirus

Kenya confirms 3 new COVID-19 deaths, over 180 cases
21.01.2021

Kenya confirms 3 new COVID-19 deaths, over 180 cases

Total fatalities rise to 1,739, overall infections at 99,630 so far in East African country