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A Look at Life in Africa

A Look at Life in Africa
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A member of the Army Forces receives a dose of the China's Sinopharm vaccine during the start of the vaccination campaign against the COVID-19 at the Health Ministry in Dakar, Senegal, Tuesday, February 23, 2021. The country is also expecting nearly 1.3 million vaccine doses through the COVAX initiative. (Photo by Leo Correa/AP Photo)

A member of the Army Forces receives a dose of the China’s Sinopharm vaccine during the start of the vaccination campaign against the COVID-19 at the Health Ministry in Dakar, Senegal, Tuesday, February 23, 2021. The country is also expecting nearly 1.3 million vaccine doses through the COVAX initiative. (Photo by Leo Correa/AP Photo)

Fishermen are pictured on their pirogue as dust carried by winds from the Sahara Desert shrouds Dakar, Senegal on February 18, 2021. (Photo by Zohra Bensemra/Reuters)

Fishermen are pictured on their pirogue as dust carried by winds from the Sahara Desert shrouds Dakar, Senegal on February 18, 2021. (Photo by Zohra Bensemra/Reuters)

United Nations peacekeepers and Congolese forces guard an area leading to where bodies were found near to where a U.N. convoy was attacked and the Italian ambassador to Congo killed, in Nyiragongo, North Kivu province, Congo Monday, February 22, 2021. The Italian ambassador to Congo Luca Attanasio, an Italian Carabineri police officer and their Congolese driver were killed Monday in an attack on a U.N. convoy in an area that is home to myriad rebel groups, the Foreign Ministry and local people said. (Photo by Justin Kabumba/AP Photo)

United Nations peacekeepers and Congolese forces guard an area leading to where bodies were found near to where a U.N. convoy was attacked and the Italian ambassador to Congo killed, in Nyiragongo, North Kivu province, Congo Monday, February 22, 2021. The Italian ambassador to Congo Luca Attanasio, an Italian Carabineri police officer and their Congolese driver were killed Monday in an attack on a U.N. convoy in an area that is home to myriad rebel groups, the Foreign Ministry and local people said. (Photo by Justin Kabumba/AP Photo)

People make their way through floodwaters in Beira Mozambique, Saturday, January 23, 2021. The Mozambican port city of Beira breathed a sigh of relief as Cyclone Eloise caused less damage than feared as it passed through, but the danger of flooding remained in a region still recovering from a devastating cyclone two years ago. (Photo by AP Photo/Stringer)

People make their way through floodwaters in Beira Mozambique, Saturday, January 23, 2021. The Mozambican port city of Beira breathed a sigh of relief as Cyclone Eloise caused less damage than feared as it passed through, but the danger of flooding remained in a region still recovering from a devastating cyclone two years ago. (Photo by AP Photo/Stringer)

One of the students who was not kidnapped from a Government Girls Junior Secondary School following an attack by gunmen in Jangebe, Nigeria, Friday, February 26, 2021. Gunmen abducted 317 girls from a boarding school in northern Nigeria on Friday, police said, the latest in a series of mass kidnappings of students in the West African nation. (Photo by Ibrahim Mansur/AP Photo)

One of the students who was not kidnapped from a Government Girls Junior Secondary School following an attack by gunmen in Jangebe, Nigeria, Friday, February 26, 2021. Gunmen abducted 317 girls from a boarding school in northern Nigeria on Friday, police said, the latest in a series of mass kidnappings of students in the West African nation. (Photo by Ibrahim Mansur/AP Photo)

Security forces block a street with an armored personnel carrier during protests against the government and the delay of the country's election in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Friday, February 19, 2021. Security forces in Somalia's capital fired on hundreds of people protesting the delay of the country's election on Friday as at least one explosion was reported at the international airport and armored personnel carriers blocked major streets. (Photo by AP Photo/Stringer)

Security forces block a street with an armored personnel carrier during protests against the government and the delay of the country’s election in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Friday, February 19, 2021. Security forces in Somalia’s capital fired on hundreds of people protesting the delay of the country’s election on Friday as at least one explosion was reported at the international airport and armored personnel carriers blocked major streets. (Photo by AP Photo/Stringer)

A young girl from the Makonde ethnic group wearing earth makeup on her facen, a beauty symbol, carries a baby on her back as she poses for pictures in the community of Marupa, a relocation center for internally displaced families in the Chiure district, on February 23, 2021. Thousands of families from different districts of the Cabo Delgado province who have been displaced have been located by the government in different areas of the province. (Photo by Alfredo Zuniga/AFP Photo)

A young girl from the Makonde ethnic group wearing earth makeup on her facen, a beauty symbol, carries a baby on her back as she poses for pictures in the community of Marupa, a relocation center for internally displaced families in the Chiure district, on February 23, 2021. Thousands of families from different districts of the Cabo Delgado province who have been displaced have been located by the government in different areas of the province. (Photo by Alfredo Zuniga/AFP Photo)

Fallou Diop, 19, a jockey, rides a young mare called Raissa Betty, whom he trains to compete with in the future, out of the Lambafar stable, in Niaga, Rufisque department, Senegal, January 27, 2021. “It's the elders who taught us everything since we were young, and that's how I became passionate about horses”, Diop said. (Photo by Zohra Bensemra/Reuters)

Fallou Diop, 19, a jockey, rides a young mare called Raissa Betty, whom he trains to compete with in the future, out of the Lambafar stable, in Niaga, Rufisque department, Senegal, January 27, 2021. “It’s the elders who taught us everything since we were young, and that’s how I became passionate about horses”, Diop said. (Photo by Zohra Bensemra/Reuters)

Paul Murungi, a journalist working with The New Vision newspaper is seen at their offices after he was injured following an attack by security officials, outside the United Nations Human Rights offices while on reporting duty, in Kampala, Uganda on February 17, 2021. (Photo by Abubaker Lubowa/Reuters)

Paul Murungi, a journalist working with The New Vision newspaper is seen at their offices after he was injured following an attack by security officials, outside the United Nations Human Rights offices while on reporting duty, in Kampala, Uganda on February 17, 2021. (Photo by Abubaker Lubowa/Reuters)

A woman carries tobacco by her shoulders before it is taken for curing at Nhimbe Fresh Exports farm on February 25, 2021 in Marondera, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe is the largest grower of tobacco in Africa and the crop is the country's largest agricultural export. (Photo by Tafadzwa Ufumeli/Getty Images)

A woman carries tobacco by her shoulders before it is taken for curing at Nhimbe Fresh Exports farm on February 25, 2021 in Marondera, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe is the largest grower of tobacco in Africa and the crop is the country’s largest agricultural export. (Photo by Tafadzwa Ufumeli/Getty Images)

A man tries to chase away a swarm of desert locusts away from a farm, near the town of Rumuruti, Kenya, February 1, 2021. (Photo by Baz Ratner/Reuters)

A man tries to chase away a swarm of desert locusts away from a farm, near the town of Rumuruti, Kenya, February 1, 2021. (Photo by Baz Ratner/Reuters)

A man engulfed by a swarm of desert locusts, stands on top of a hill near Nanyuki, Kenya, January 30, 2021. (Photo by Baz Ratner/Reuters)

A man engulfed by a swarm of desert locusts, stands on top of a hill near Nanyuki, Kenya, January 30, 2021. (Photo by Baz Ratner/Reuters)

A man riding a motorcycle drives through a swarm of desert locusts near the town of Rumuruti, Kenya, February 1, 2021. (Photo by Baz Ratner/Reuters)

A man riding a motorcycle drives through a swarm of desert locusts near the town of Rumuruti, Kenya, February 1, 2021. (Photo by Baz Ratner/Reuters)

General Mame Thierno Dieng, Senegalese Army physician, receives a dose of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine in Dakar, Senegal on February 23, 2021. (Photo by Zohra Bensemra/Reuters)

General Mame Thierno Dieng, Senegalese Army physician, receives a dose of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine in Dakar, Senegal on February 23, 2021. (Photo by Zohra Bensemra/Reuters)

A Kenyan teenage mother looks on the mirror as she plays with her baby during her lunch break at the Serene Haven Girls Secondary School, in Kiawara in Kieni, Nyeri, Kenya, 10 February 2021. The private school in Central Kenya was founded by Elizabeth Wanjiru Muriuki with an aim to open doors to teenage pregnant girls, teenage mothers, and their babies, as a second chance by ensuring they get an education despite the stigma. The school hosts at least 20 girls with 8 pregnant and 12 already delivered who either got pregnant or gave birth during the country’s lockdown due to COVID-19. The school allows the teenage mothers to live with their babies in their dormitories where they come to attend to them during their break times from their classes. (Photo by Daniel Irungu/EPA/EFE)

A Kenyan teenage mother looks on the mirror as she plays with her baby during her lunch break at the Serene Haven Girls Secondary School, in Kiawara in Kieni, Nyeri, Kenya, 10 February 2021. The private school in Central Kenya was founded by Elizabeth Wanjiru Muriuki with an aim to open doors to teenage pregnant girls, teenage mothers, and their babies, as a second chance by ensuring they get an education despite the stigma. The school hosts at least 20 girls with 8 pregnant and 12 already delivered who either got pregnant or gave birth during the country’s lockdown due to COVID-19. The school allows the teenage mothers to live with their babies in their dormitories where they come to attend to them during their break times from their classes. (Photo by Daniel Irungu/EPA/EFE)

Kenyan teenage mothers attend their classes at the Serene Haven Girls Secondary School, in Kiawara in Kieni, Nyeri, Kenya, 10 February 2021. The private school in Central Kenya was founded by Elizabeth Wanjiru Muriuki with an aim to open doors to teenage pregnant girls, teenage mothers, and their babies, as a second chance by ensuring they get an education despite the stigma. The school hosts at least 20 girls with 8 pregnant and 12 already delivered who either got pregnant or gave birth during the country’s lockdown due to COVID-19. The school allows the teenage mothers to live with their babies in their dormitories where they come to attend to them during their break times from their classes. (Photo by Daniel Irungu/EPA/EFE)

Kenyan teenage mothers attend their classes at the Serene Haven Girls Secondary School, in Kiawara in Kieni, Nyeri, Kenya, 10 February 2021. The private school in Central Kenya was founded by Elizabeth Wanjiru Muriuki with an aim to open doors to teenage pregnant girls, teenage mothers, and their babies, as a second chance by ensuring they get an education despite the stigma. The school hosts at least 20 girls with 8 pregnant and 12 already delivered who either got pregnant or gave birth during the country’s lockdown due to COVID-19. The school allows the teenage mothers to live with their babies in their dormitories where they come to attend to them during their break times from their classes. (Photo by Daniel Irungu/EPA/EFE)

Medical workers in protective suits remove the body of Fatima Abdi, 51, who died from COVID-19 according to her daughter, from a ward for coronavirus patients at the Martini hospital in Mogadishu, Somalia Wednesday, February 24, 2021. (Photo by Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP Photo)

Medical workers in protective suits remove the body of Fatima Abdi, 51, who died from COVID-19 according to her daughter, from a ward for coronavirus patients at the Martini hospital in Mogadishu, Somalia Wednesday, February 24, 2021. (Photo by Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP Photo)

Children play and sell small foodstuffs on the street in the town of Jangebe, where more than 300 girls were abducted by gunmen on Friday from the the Government Girls Junior Secondary School, in Zamfara state, northern Nigeria Saturday, February 27, 2021. Nigerian police and the military have begun joint operations to rescue the more than 300 girls who were kidnapped from the boarding school, according to a police spokesman. (Photo by Ibrahim Mansur/AP Photo)

Children play and sell small foodstuffs on the street in the town of Jangebe, where more than 300 girls were abducted by gunmen on Friday from the the Government Girls Junior Secondary School, in Zamfara state, northern Nigeria Saturday, February 27, 2021. Nigerian police and the military have begun joint operations to rescue the more than 300 girls who were kidnapped from the boarding school, according to a police spokesman. (Photo by Ibrahim Mansur/AP Photo)

A homeless man begs for alms at a busy intersection in Johannesburg, Wednesday, February 24, 2021. In Finance Minister's budget speech in Parliament, Tito Mboweni said the COVID-19 vaccination drive in the country will help South Africa's economy, the most developed in sub-Saharan Africa, to rebound by 3.4% this year after a statistics agency said the country's unemployment rate reached 32.5%. (Photo by Denis Farrell/AP Photo)

A homeless man begs for alms at a busy intersection in Johannesburg, Wednesday, February 24, 2021. In Finance Minister’s budget speech in Parliament, Tito Mboweni said the COVID-19 vaccination drive in the country will help South Africa’s economy, the most developed in sub-Saharan Africa, to rebound by 3.4% this year after a statistics agency said the country’s unemployment rate reached 32.5%. (Photo by Denis Farrell/AP Photo)

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People gather near the site where a Nigerian air force plane crashed while approaching the Abuja airport runway, according to the aviation minister, in Abuja, Nigeria on February 21, 2021. (Photo by Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters)

People gather near the site where a Nigerian air force plane crashed while approaching the Abuja airport runway, according to the aviation minister, in Abuja, Nigeria on February 21, 2021. (Photo by Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters)

Raymond Hinze
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