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African scientists say green future at stake amid deforestation

Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | The loss of forest cover in Africa, escalated by climatic shocks, poor land-use practices and urbanization could slow down the continent’s transition to a green and resilient future, scientists said on Monday. Speaking at a virtual forum from Nairobi, the Kenyan capital, to coincide with the …

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Vaccine-preventable diseases outbreaks on the rise in Africa: WHO

Brazzaville, Congo | Xinhua | Africa is witnessing a surge in outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases over the past year as routine immunization services have been impaired in the continent, warned the World Health Organization (WHO) Thursday. Inequalities in accessing vaccines, and disruptions by the COVID-19 pandemic impaired routine immunization services in …

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