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Africa gets generic version of most effective HIV drug

A box of 30 pills of Dolutegravir (DTG), which lasts a month, typically costs between $25 and $50. The generic version only costs $4.

A box of 30 pills of Dolutegravir (DTG), which lasts a month, typically costs between $25 ...

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Africa gets generic version of most effective HIV drug

'At a time when terrorism is striking everywhere in the world, we cannot let the Sahel ...

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UN Security Council unanimously welcomes Sahel force

The Catholic Church puts the death toll in the troubled Kasai region at more than 3,300

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Gov't-backed DR Congo militia shot babies, hacked toddlers – UN

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says the attacks took place at about 8:45 ...

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Suicide bombers kill 16 in NE Nigeria

The assault on the Kangaba Le Campement resort comes after a similar strike less than two ...

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Two dead as suspected jihadists attack Mali tourist resort

(UPDATED) 'All the camp's military material was ransacked,' adds a local official

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5 Mali soldiers killed in attack on military camp

A suicide car bombing hits the Posh Treats restaurant and club, followed by a shooting ...

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Shabaab restaurant assault leaves 18 dead in Mogadishu

(UPDATED) An arrest warrant by the Hague-based ICC against Seif in 2011 'remains valid ...

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ICC calls for 'immediate arrest' of Kadhafi son

The Group to Support Islam and Muslims, also known as Jamaat Nusrat al-Islam ...

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Al-Qaeda-linked group claims deadly UN base attack

'The state had no choice but to enforce the law,' Interior Minister Abdelouafi Laftit ...

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Morocco minister defends crackdown on protest movement