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A still image taken from a video that the extremist group Boko Haram says is of more than 100 girls who were abducted from a Nigerian school last month. Rebel kidnappings of girls has become increasingly common in African conflicts. AFP/YouTube hide caption

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Snip Decision: Africa's Campaign To Circumcise Its Men

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Magida Safaoui, right, and an assistant plate tomatoes at a Trio Toques event in April. Safaoui helps out the three chefs who run the restaurant. Doreen Akiyo Yomoah for NPR hide caption

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The new normal in Guinea is washing hands with a mixture of water and bleach--shown here at the border entrance of Buruntuma, in the Gabu area on Tuesday. Tiago Petinga/EPA /LANDOV hide caption

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The Ebola Outbreak 3 Weeks In: Dire But Not Hopeless

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Andrew Witty, CEO of GlaxoSmithKline, says that better control of infectious diseases in Africa is allowing chronic diseases to come to the surface. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Indian schoolchildren wait in line for food at a government primary school in Hyderabad, India. Consistent access to nutritious food and clean water is key to helping children thrive, researchers say. Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Fon appliqué workers in 1971, Abomey, Republic of Benin. Eliot Elisofon/National Museum of African Art hide caption

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'Life' Photographer Showed Africa Through A New Lens

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