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Daniel arap Moi, shown in a photo from 2002, ruled Kenya for nearly a quarter century, a period marked by repression, widespread corruption and economic stagnation. Moi has died at 95. Sayyid Abdul Azim/AP hide caption

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Daniel Arap Moi, Kenya's Longtime Strongman, Dies At 95

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Isabel dos Santos, seen here attending a screening of BlacKkKlansman at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival in France, has been accused of embezzlement and money laundering in Angola. Emma McIntyre/Getty Images hide caption

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Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's de facto leader, addresses the International Court of Justice during last month's hearings in The Hague, Netherlands. The court has announced that a decision in the case will be issued next week. Peter Dejong/AP hide caption

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United Nations peacekeepers stand next to a patient during a visit of the U.N. secretary-general at an Ebola treatment center in Mangina, North Kivu province, last September. Alexis Huguet /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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From left: Sekou Sheriff, of Barkedu village in Liberia, whose parents died at an Ebola treatment center; a polio vaccination booth in Pakistan; a schoolgirl in Ethiopia examines underwear with a pocket for a menstrual pad; an image from a video on the ethics of selfies; Consolata Agunga goes door-to-door as a community health worker in her village in Kenya. From left: John Poole/NPR; Jason Beaubien/NPR; Courtesy of Be Girl Inc.; SAIH Norway/Screenshot by NPR; Marc Silver/NPR hide caption

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Children play around trees downed by Cyclone Idai at the Guara Guara resettlement site in Mozambique, where thousands of people are still living more than nine months after the storm. NicholeSobecki/VII for NPR hide caption

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Mozambique Is Racing To Adapt To Climate Change. The Weather Is Winning

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Nigerian soldiers are on patrol in October, after gunmen suspected of belonging to the Islamic State West Africa Province group raided the village of Tungushe, killing a soldier and three residents. AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Justine Adhiambo Obura, chairwoman of the No Sex For Fish cooperative in Nduru Beach, Kenya, stands by her fishing boat. Patrick Higdon, whose name is on the boat, works for the charity World Connect, which gave the group a grant to provide boats for some of the local women. Julia Gunther for NPR hide caption

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No Sex For Fish: How Women In A Fishing Village Are Fighting For Power

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The South African Songbook: Jazz Musicians Who Stayed During Apartheid

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Nigerien commandos simulate a raid on a militant camp during U.S.-sponsored exercises in Ouallam, Niger, in April 2018. A spokesman for the Nigerien army says 71 soldiers were killed in an attack on Tuesday. Aaron Ross/Reuters hide caption

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Homes destroyed by Cyclone Idai litter the riverbanks of Buzi district, Mozambique. Weather forecasters there say they do not have all the resources they need to cope with more extreme weather affecting the country as a result of climate change. Nichole Sobecki/VII for NPR hide caption

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Meteorologists Can't Keep Up With Climate Change In Mozambique

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Babies in their cribs at Lambano Sanctuary, a hospice for orphaned children with HIV in Gauteng, South Africa. Andrew Aitchison/Pictures Ltd./Corbis/Getty Images hide caption

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A World Health Organization medic prepares a vaccination dose for a front-line aid worker earlier this year in the small town of Mangina, Democratic Republic of Congo. Four Ebola response workers were killed and six others injured in two attacks overnight — one in Mangina and the other in Biakato Mines. Al-hadji Kudra Maliro/AP hide caption

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French Defense Minister Florence Parly (left) and French Army Chief of Staff Gen. François Lecointre said Tuesday that two helicopters collided in midair and killed 13 French soldiers fighting Islamic extremists in Mali. Thibault Camus/AP hide caption

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