They may not be competing for Olympic gold, but four South Sudanese athletes have become local stars in the little Japanese city of Maebashi. In Japan, they’ve found a safe haven to train, immerse themselves in the local culture, and promote the message of peace for South Sudan.
Cameroon is being wracked by a civil war that has displaced hundreds of thousands of people, with separatists in Anglophone regions of the country fighting government forces and government-backed militias for several years. CNN’s Zain Asher breaks down the conflict.
CNN’s Zain Asher speaks with the Herero people’s Paramount Chief Vekuii Rukoro, who blasted Germany’s offer to pay Namibia $1.3 billion as part of a deal in which Germany also formally recognized for the first time as genocide crimes it committed during its colonial-era occupation of what’s now Namibia.
A British zoo is celebrating the birth of a rare red-bellied lemur. Born at Chester Zoo, it's the first of its kind ever to be born at the zoo. The fluffy youngster, whose sex is currently unknown arrived to parents Aina (4) and Frej (8) following a 127-day pregnancy. It was estimated to weigh just 70 grams at birth - around the same weight as a banana. The birth is an important boost to the European breeding programme for the species with the red-bellied lemur listed as vulnerable to extinction in its native Madagascar the only place where lemurs are found in the wild.
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