Dengue ‘Epidemic’ Spreads into Chad | The African Exponent.

Chad’s Ministry of Health announced on Wednesday that an outbreak of dengue fever had emerged in the eastern part of the country at the beginning of August. Dengue fever is a viral illness transmitted by mosquitoes, with severe forms that are rare but can be fatal. In a statement shared with AFP, Abdermadjid Abderahim Mahamat,


Ukraine Woos African Leaders, Vows to Break Russia’s Hold in the Continent | The African Exponent.

The Ukrainian Foreign Minister, Dmytro Kouleba, has revealed a determined and “long-term” effort to reinvigorate Kiev’s relations with Africa and lessen Moscow’s influence on the continent, which he believes is founded on “coercion, corruption, and fear.”  After years of neglect, Ukraine is actively courting African nations in the hopes of garnering support in the face


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