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Africa wins battle against wild poliovirus, WHO announces; threat of vaccine-derived polio persists
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Africa wins battle against wild poliovirus, WHO announces; threat of vaccine-derived polio persists

Polio is a highly contagious virus and was endemic around the world until a vaccine was found in the 1950s.

Narendra Modi at BRICS Summit: PM highlights need for South-South cooperation, says India wants peace and development in Africa
India

Narendra Modi at BRICS Summit: PM highlights need for South-South cooperation, says India wants peace and development in Africa

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday addressed the 10th BRICS summit in Johannesburg after his visits to Rwanda and Uganda.

Nikki Haley voices regret to African UN envoy after Donald Trump's 'sh**hole countries' remark
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Nikki Haley voices regret to African UN envoy after Donald Trump's 'sh**hole countries' remark

US Ambassador Nikki Haley expressed regret to African ambassadors who were outraged by President Donald Trump's alleged description of African countries.

Donald Trump says people from 'sh**hole' African countries, Haiti shouldn't come to America
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Donald Trump says people from 'sh**hole' African countries, Haiti shouldn't come to America

President Donald Trump reportedly lashed out on Friday in a meeting with lawmakers about immigration reform.

India's trade with African countries is likely to touch $117 billion by 2020-21: study
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India's trade with African countries is likely to touch $117 billion by 2020-21: study

India's trade with African countries is likely to touch $117 billion by 2021 on account of improved economic ties and strong business opportunities.

China increasingly exporting tools of torture to African countries: Group
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China increasingly exporting tools of torture to African countries: Group

Dozens of Chinese firms are producing and exporting "tools of torture", from electric stun guns to metal spiked batons, to countries with bad human rights records, rights group Amnesty International said on Tuesday.