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By Stifling Migration, Sudan’s Feared Secret Police Aid Europe

Europe is outsourcing border management to distant countries, hoping to stop migrants before they cross the Mediterranean. But there may be a high moral cost. NYT > Africa

They stopped a Russian nuclear deal

Two South African environment champions have won the Goldman prize for stopping a Russian nuclear deal. – RSS Channel – Regions – Africa

Satellite Images Reveal the Birth of a Drone Base

Dust storms, scorching temperatures and lengthy delivery times have put the Pentagon’s new drone base in the Sahara in Niger more than a year behind schedule and $ 22 million

Liberia warlord ‘Jungle Jabbah’ jailed for 30 years in the US

One witness told the US court how he had ordered the heart of a captive to be cooked for his fighters. BBC News – Africa

Big Protests in South Africa Force Ramaphosa to End London Visit

The new president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has pledged to curb corruption and increase economic growth — goals vital for the political survival of the governing African National Congress. NYT > Africa

Zimbabwe sacks thousands of nurses on strike

But some believe the dramatic move is just a tactic to get the nurses to go back to work. BBC News – Africa

Nigeria’s President Buhari to meet Trump April 30

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari will meet with United States President Donald Trump at the end of the month, the White House said. – RSS Channel – Regions – Africa

The Saturday Profile: In Homogeneous Japan, an African-Born University President

Oussouby Sacko is working to make a country with a declining population confront its traditional resistance to taking in foreigners. NYT > Africa

The Look: Cape Town’s New Masculinity

In the queer capital of South Africa, young men are defining themselves through dress. NYT > Africa

Commonwealth Games: It’s not rare for athletes to go missing

Over the years, many athletes have used sporting events as the chance to start a new life elsewhere. BBC News – Africa

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