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Authorities: Boko Haram attacks Nigerian village, killing 20

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Islamic extremists stormed a village just as people were preparing to break their Ramadan fast after sundown, killing at least...

As mosques reopen in West Africa, COVID-19 fears grow

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) - It’s been a Ramadan unlike any other for Abdourahmane Sall, far from the mosque during the Muslim holy month as...

As mosques reopen in West Africa, COVID-19 fears grow

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) - It’s been a Ramadan unlike any other for Abdourahmane Sall, far from the mosque during the Muslim holy month as...

Drummer Tony Allen, driver of Afrobeat sound, dies at 79

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Pioneering drummer Tony Allen, the driver of the Afrobeat sound, has died in Paris at age 79.Allen died Thursday night at...

Medical workers far from struggling homelands yearn to help

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The medical supplies had been shipped. The planning began a year in advance. Then the coronavirus arrived, and Dr. Charmaine Emelife’s...

A global diaspora of medical workers now looks toward home

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The medical supplies had been shipped. The planning began a year in advance. Then the coronavirus arrived, and Dr. Charmaine Emelife’s...

A global diaspora of medical workers now looks toward home

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The medical supplies had been shipped. The planning began a year in advance. Then the coronavirus arrived, and Dr. Charmaine Emelife’s...

The Latest: Australia critiques reopening Wuhan wet markets

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people...

The Latest: Political party founder dies of virus in Turkey

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people...

The Latest: Italy plans more virus testing, contact tracing

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people...