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🚨 #Measles outbreaks continue to spread rapidly around the 🌎🌍🌏:

Reported cases are almost 3 times higher than they were at this same time last year.
@WHO_Europe @pahowho @WHOEMRO @WHOSEARO @WHOAFRO @WHOWPRO @DrTedros @UN_News_Centre The first six months of 2019 have already seen the highest number of #measles cases reported since 2006, straining health care systems, and leading to serious illness, disability, and deaths in many parts of the world.
@WHO_Europe @pahowho @WHOEMRO @WHOSEARO @WHOAFRO @WHOWPRO @DrTedros @UN_News_Centre 🇨🇩, 🇲🇬 and 🇺🇦 have recorded the highest numbers of #measles cases this year.

35 countries have reported more than 1000 cases for 2019 to date.
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Scoop: leaked documents reveal #Russia's big push in Africa. My story featuring #Putin's favourite chef Yevgeny #Prigozhin and his undercover political operatives, from #Sudan to #CAR to #Madagascar… thanks @dossier_center
Here's analysis piece on what #Kremlin is seeking to achieve in #Africa: finding new allies, shoring up dictators, striking business and military deals, pushing out US, France and UK, squashing pro-democracy revolts…
And here's my mini-profile of Yevgeny #Prigozhin, the man leading #Russia's push in #Africa. From Soviet felon and hot-dog seller to the Kremlin's global action man and oligarch emperor of the St Petersburg troll factory…
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It was mid July in the 90's in Warri , a pregnant goat wanted to give birth to her kids and it was raining silly ... a Thread
So she ran into the kitchen of a woman . Now take note we grew up in public compounds where the kitchens are usually built with zinc or and 2x2 planks outside the house which were mainly room and parlor ...
Either that or you enlist a carpenter to make a big wooden box 📦 with a lock that u place just by the entrance of ur dormort as entrances where known as back then
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#Russia-n mercenaries are now showing up everywhere in #Africa: one country in particular is the #CAR where Russians are also providing weapons. Also present in the #Niger Delta of #Nigeria actually helping the rebels that target the western oil companies.
Fascinating story on how #Russia entered the #CAR. It was blocking a delivery of weapons from #France to #Bangui so #Macron told CAR President to go and convince Russia to unblock the sale. Instead Russia saw an opportunity to sell its own weapons to CAR.
3 #Russian journalists killed in #CAR while filming #Wagner, the private military firm run by Evgeny #Prigozhin used especially in #Syria, part of #Putin's inner circle. Documentary was part of @tzurrealism, supported by Mikhail #Khodorkovsky.
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Thread de ce qui se passe à #Madagascar :
Petite remise en contexte : le pays souffre d'une très grande corruption favorisée par le gouvernement et le bien-être de la population est au plus bas.
Trois nouvelles lois électorales ont donc été introduites, elles concernent donc les élections prochaines qui sont sensées se passer en décembre prochain. Mais ce sont des lois qui désavantagent les partis opposants
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