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The world's biggest and most powerful space telescope has reached its observation destination. But there is still a way to go before the telescope can start unraveling mysteries of the universe.

[Leadership] Federal Ministry of Environment has strengthened activities on environmental health and sanitation response to Lassa fever outbreak in the country after 11 deaths in 2022.

[Nile Post] Ugandan troops serving under AMISOM in Mogadishu, Somalia have received a Covid-19 booster shot.

[Nyasa Times] As the euphoria stirred by Malawi National Football team's sensation run in the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals in Cameroon is in the air, Malawi's music star has paid tribute to the team.

[Vanguard] What I'm bringing to the table as judge on the show - D'banj

[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwean music legend Zexie Smart Kugariga Manatsa, who died last Thursday, was buried at Warren Hills cemetery on Sunday amid calls for government and stakeholders to help promote upcoming artists.

[Govt of SA] Basic Education Minister Mrs Angie Motshekga has learned with sadness about the murder of a teacher and Deputy Principal at Phomolong High School in Tembisa, Gauteng. The female teacher was shot and killed in broad day light on Friday afternoon, 21 January 2022.

[The Point] Banjul, 24 January 2022 - Tens of thousands of primary school pupilss in The Gambia lose significant learning time due to high teacher absenteeism that averages 14 per cent of teacher absence at least once a week, a new UNICEF study has shown.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Kenya has extended the deadline for the phasing out of the of the old generation passports to November this year following a council meeting of the East African Community (EAC) member states.

[New Times] Rwanda has been named as the safest country for solo travelers in Africa and the sixth on the planet according to a review conducted by usebounce, a renowned and trusted travel website.

[Daily Maverick] South African wilderness guide Sicelo Mbatha believes that journeys into the wild should be a healing and spiritual experience. In Black Lion: Alive in the Wilderness - co-authored with Bridget Pitt - he traces his own path into the wild. As a black trail guide and author, he brings an important perspective to African conservation that is missing from most accounts of this nature.

Until a few years ago, winter mountaineering was the sole domain of the toughest of extreme professional climbers. But now commercial expedition organizers are starting to get in on the act.

Despite the omicron variant, Europe's ski resorts are fairly busy. Austria is seeing a disappointing season, but in Switzerland visitor numbers are exceeding pre-pandemic levels.

Having dressed Beyonce, Lady Gaga and Kim Kardashian among others, Thierry Mugler is best known for his power dressing creations in the 1980s and was respected in LGBTQ+ circles.

[Daily Maverick] Scientists call on the Gender Commission to withdraw its statement, engage with the relevant institutions, societies and experts and replace it with one that truly addresses Covid-19 reproductive health concerns.

[] The Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) has expressed its heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of veteran actor and gender-based violence (GBV) activist, Patrick Shai.

[Govt of SA] The Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) is saddened to learn about the passing of veteran actor and gender-based violence activist, Ntate Patrick Shai. Commission Chairperson Ms Tamara Mathebula would like to send heartfelt condolences to the family, friends, and those that Ntate Shai worked with in the arts and GBV fraternity.

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