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Prince Harry visits Angola to observe landmine-clearing efforts

"Prince Harry is visiting a number of de-mining teams across the region and will be touring minefields and meeting with beneficiaries of HALO's work," Guy Willoughby, chief executive of the landmine-clearing charity the HALO Trust, said.

HIV cure: a game changer or just a lucky little girl?

Commentary: Many obstacles remain for those who need interventions and care.
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Activists participate in a campaign of civil disobedience outside the White House after a march from the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on July 24, 2012, in Washington, DC. AIDS activists from organizations all around the world participated in the march to "demand rights and resources to confront and cure HIV/AIDS." (Alex Wong/Getty Images)
DENVER — This week’s scientific report on the “functional cure” of a HIV-infected infant has set the world’s media ablaze with discussion and speculation. Is this truly a “game-changer,” as media outlets like NPR have reported?

Isabel Dos Santos is Africa’s first woman billionaire

Thanks to some savvy investing, Isabel Dos Santos, the oldest daughter of Angolan President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos, has become Africa’s first woman billionaire, Forbes reported.

Stampede at Angola religious gathering kills 10

The stampede happened on New Year's eve when tens of thousands of people gathered for a vigil organized by the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God, a Pentecostal church based in Brazil.

Angola court blocks appointment of election head Susana Ingles

Former rebel group UNITA had planned to stage nationwide demonstrations on Saturday to protest against Ingles’ appointment and call for free and fair elections.

In Europe, migration history repeats itself

Back in the days of empire have-nots used to head out to the colonies. Guess what? They are doing it again. Although the colonies are now independent, prosperous nations
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If you were a young unemployed Portuguese person moving to Rio in the former colony of Brazil must seem like a no-brainer (ANTONIO SCORZA/AFP/Getty Images)
Back in the days of empire have nots used to head out to the colonies. Guess what? They are doing it again - although the colonies are now prosperous, independent nations
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