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In Zambia, Forgoing Antenatal Care Brings Danger, Tragedy

In Zambia, 97% of pregnant women attend at least one antenatal checkup – but doctors recommend at least four. The difference, it turns out, could be a matter of life and death.

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Zimbabwe’s Hyperinflation Threatens Beloved National Pastime

Zimbabwe’s professional football clubs aren’t exempt from the effects of hyperinflation. Rising league fees have jeopardized the future of teams and players. And some say the love of the game is a major casualty of the crisis.

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Cooperation Helps Communities Fight Coronavirus, Move Forward

In these difficult times, teamwork is proving essential. Citizens everywhere are joining forces to promote healthy practices while others are working on projects that promise better days ahead.

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Defying Uganda’s Ban, Motorcycle Taxis Remain Lifeline for Patients

As part of its plan to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the government won’t let passengers use public transport. But those with urgent health issues still need medications. Many have turned to boda bodas, which use stealth to avoid arrest.

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Self-Quarantine: Ponnaveli Village, Population One

For Sellaiah Rashanayagam, social distancing is nothing new. He’s been the sole resident of his village since Sri Lanka’s civil war ended in 2009 – and he doesn’t plan to leave anytime soon.

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