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Thai police arrest 'kingpin' in Asian wildlife trafficking

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Thai police have arrested an alleged kingpin in Asia's illegal trade in endangered species, dealing a blow to a family-run syndicate that smuggles elephant ivory, rhino horn and tiger parts to Chinese and Vietnamese dealers. Boonchai Bach, 40, a Vietnamese national with Thai citizenship, was arrested on Friday evening over the smuggling of 14 rhino horns worth around $1 million from Africa to Thailand.

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CHAN 2018: Morocco miss penalty in draw with Sudan, Guinea win

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Morocco top Group A at the African Nations Championship despite drawing 0-0 with Sudan, while Guinea edge out Mauritania 1-0.

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South Africa's ANC to force Zuma to quit as president: reports

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to resign. If Zuma refused, he would be forced to step down by the party's six-strong leadership group, eNCA said.

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Elizabeth Ohene: The year veteran presidents finally moved on

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Ghanaian journalist Elizabeth Ohene looks back at the African leaders who lost power in 2017.

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Holiday home

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The 2CV is a vintage French car. But it is the car of choice for taxi drivers in the African island of Madagascar.

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On SNL, Jessica Chastain Asks ‘What Even Matters Anymore?’ The Answer Is... Apparently Nothing.

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Does it matter that President Trump called African nations shithole countries? Or that he said all Haitians have AIDS? Or even that he had an extramarital affair with a porn star and then paid her to keep quiet? On Saturday Night Live’s aptly named game show, ‘What Even Matters Anymore,’ ...

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Through the lens: The photographers capturing Africa's year

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African photographers select their favourite images of 2017 and explain their power.

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Tomi Oladipo: Africa's key security challenges for 2018

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Ongoing wars, terrorism and growing Western involvement in Africa are set to be key themes in 2018.

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Africa & Haiti: Global Rankings For Human Freedom

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To say that President Trump’s recent alleged remarks about African countries and Haiti ignited a firestorm would be an understatement. But, aside from the denials that the president ever uttered the offending remarks, one thing has been missing: an objective look at African countries and Haiti.

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Africa & Haiti: Global Rankings For Human Freedom

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To say that President Trump’s recent alleged remarks about African countries and Haiti ignited a firestorm would be an understatement. But, aside from the denials that the president ever uttered the offending remarks, one thing has been missing: an objective look at African countries and Haiti.

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