Allies of Burkina Faso’s Kabore Retain Control of Parliament

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OUAGADOUGOU – The ruling coalition of Burkina Faso President Roch Kabore, who was re-elected to a second term last week, has retained its majority in parliament, the electoral commission said on Sunday. Kabore’s People’s Movement for Progress (MPP) and allied parties won about 90 of 127 seats in the Nov. 22 vote, official results showed. Read More

Nigeria Buries Scores of Farmers Killed by Militants, Some Beheaded

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MAIDUGURI, NIGERIA, – Villagers in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state on Sunday buried 43 farmers killed in an attack by suspected Islamist militants while security forces searched for dozens of people who are still missing. Roughly 30 of the men killed were also beheaded in the attack, which began on Saturday morning in Zabarmari village in Read More

Health Agencies Warn Of Undiagnosed HIV Cases In Eastern Europe, Central Asia

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The EU’s disease-control agency and the World Health Organization (WHO) are calling for more HIV testing as many infected people are diagnosed too late, especially in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Late diagnosis of the virus that causes AIDS contributes to ongoing HIV transmission, often for several years, and prevents infected people from receiving life-saving Read More