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Maybe The Way To Control Locusts Is By Growing Crops They Don't Like

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Hassan Hajjaj, born in Morocco in 1961, is often called the Andy Warhol of Marrakesh for his fusion of glamour and everyday life. Both are evident in his 2017 portrait Cardi B Unity. The rap star, dressed in a high-fashion outfit, sits on utilitarian green plastic cartons against a textured fabric backdrop. The frame consists of tins of green tea, each decorated with a butterfly. Hassan Hajjaj/Courtesy of Third Line Gallery, Dubai, and Yossi Milo Gallery, New York hide caption

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Disability activists from around the world attended a seminar in Oregon. From left, Joyce Peter of Vanuatu, Sidonie Nduwimana of Burundi,, Wendy Beatriz Caishpal Jaco of El Salvador, Gina Rose Balanlay of the Philippines (standing) and Raluca Oancea of Romania. Aparna Vidyasagar for NPR hide caption

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Big royal statues from the Kingdom of Dahomey, in present-day Benin, are pictured in 2018 at the Quai Branly Museum in Paris. Gerard Julien/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Across Europe, Museums Rethink What To Do With Their African Art Collections

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Renee Bach, 30, is being sued in Ugandan civil court over the deaths of children who were treated at the critical care center she ran in Uganda. She has left Uganda and is now living in Bedford County, Virginia, where she grew up. Julia Rendleman/for NPR hide caption

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American With No Medical Training Ran Center For Malnourished Ugandan Kids. 105 Died

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Boer prisoners in a camp at Bloemfontein, 2nd Boer War, 1899-1902. Ann Ronan Pictures/Print Collector/Getty Images hide caption

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Gambians are glued to TV and radio as members of a paramilitary that worked with former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh testify before the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission. The hearings are investigating alleged human rights abuses during Jammeh's tenure in office, from 1994 to 2017. Samantha Reinders for NPR hide caption

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Why Everyone In Gambia Is Tuning Into A Broadcast About 'Truth'

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Health workers in Congo carry the coffins of Ebola victims to a burial site. John Wessels/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ebola Outbreak In Congo Enters Year 2. Is An End In Sight?

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Ashes smolder on the ground in the northeast Nigerian village of Budu on Sunday, after an attack this weekend by suspected Boko Haram fighters on a funeral procession left 60 people dead. Audu Marte /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rescued migrants sit on the coast of Khoms, some 100 kilometres (60 miles) from the Libyan capital Tripoli, on July 26, 2019. About 145 migrants were rescued by the Libyan coastguard, and survivors had reported that about 150 people remained missing. -/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Computer illustration of malignant B-cell lymphocytes seen in Burkitt's lymphoma, the most common childhood cancer in sub-Saharan Africa. Kateryna Kon/Science Photo Library/Getty Images hide caption

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Ahead of a September tour date in Winston-Salem, N.C., social media commenters are leveling violent, racist attacks against the Tuareg musicians known as Tinariwen. Marie Planeille/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Mali's 'Guitar Gods' Tinariwen Receive Racist Threats Ahead Of U.S. Tour

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Damiao Justino Macamo, right, helped produce this batch of gelato during his first day at Carpigiani Gelato University in Bologna, Italy, with the help of instructor Luca Cappelletti. Vicky Hallett for NPR hide caption

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