Nigeria: Boko Haram Is Defeated – Nigeria Now Facing ‘Global Insurgency’ – Minister

[Premium Times] The Nigerian government is insisting that its military has “successfully defeated” Boko Haram insurgents, but says the country is now facing a fresh crisis, which it called a “global insurgency.”

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Africa: Unpacking Pain – What Causes It and Why It’s Hard to Measure

[The Conversation Africa] Pain is difficult to measure. Unlike using a thermometer to measure body temperature, a blood test to measure blood glucose, or a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan to detect a tumour, there are no instruments or tests that objectively measure pain.

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Zimbabwe: Illegal Fuel Dealers Face Arrest

[The Herald] Government is working on a financial arrangement to ensure adequate fuel supplies during the festive season and plans to deal decisively with black market fuel traders who pose a serious risk to human life, Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa has said.

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