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BBC Africa editor Fergal Keane steps down, suffering from PTSD

The BBC‘s Africa editor, Fergal Keane, is stepping down from his role after suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) caused by reporting on conflicts around the world. Keane had been “dealing privately” with the condition for “several years,” the British broadcaster’s head of newsgathering, Jonathan Munro, said in an email sent to …

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Africa’s richest woman ‘ripped off Angola’

Leaked documents reveal how Africa’s richest woman made her fortune through exploiting her own country, and corruption. Isabel dos Santos got access to lucrative deals involving land, oil, diamonds and telecoms when her father was president of Angola, a southern African country rich in natural resources. The documents show how …

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US lifts Visa restrictions on Ghana

The United States has lifted the visa restrictions slapped on Ghana. A Press Release from the US Embassy in Accra announced that effective Friday, January 17, 2020, visa processing will return to the normal procedures. This comes after the establishment of a mutually agreed process for the identification, validating and …

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Brazil: Netflix ‘gay Jesus’ film ban overturned

Brazil’s Supreme Court has overturned a ruling that TV streaming service Netflix must remove a film depicting Jesus as gay. The film, The First Temptation of Christ, infuriated fervent Christians in the country. Two million people signed a petition calling for it to be axed, and the production company was …

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