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Evan Atar Adaha, surgeon and medical director at a hospital in South Sudan, accepts the U.N.'s Nansen Refugee Award in Geneva, on October 1. His wife, Angela Atar, is at right. Cyril Zingaro/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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People cheer and throw confetti after Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta flags off a cargo train for its inaugural journey to Nairobi last year at the port of the coastal town of Mombasa. Tony Karumba/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A New Chinese-Funded Railway In Kenya Sparks Debt-Trap Fears

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First lady Melania Trump looks out over Nairobi National Park in Nairobi, Kenya. Critics say the pith helmet she is wearing is a symbol of colonialist attitudes. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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A team of medical workers don protective equipment before entering an Ebola Treatment Center in Beni, the epicenter of the outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. John Wessels/Getty Images hide caption

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How Worried Should We Be About Ebola In Congo?

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Dr. Denis Mukwege, a gynecologist in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, treats victims of rape, tending to their physical and emotional needs. The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Mukwege and to Nadia Murad for their efforts to combat wartime sexual assault. Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Dr. Denis Mukwege (left), from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in 2014 and Nadia Murad, a Yazidi woman from Iraq, in 2016 as they both address the European parliament in Strasbourg, France. The pair won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize for their work to highlight and eliminate the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war. Christian Lutz/AP hide caption

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Moroccan King Mohammed VI and Li Biao, chairman of the Chinese Haite Group, are at the center of the launch of a Chinese investment project in Morocco, in March 2017. Fadel Senna/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Will Morocco's Chinese-Funded 'Tech City' Ever Break Ground?

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Honor guards attend a flag-raising ceremony at Tiananmen Square in 2017. Under President Xi Jinping, China has ambitiously pressed its advantage almost everywhere at once. VCG via Getty Images hide caption

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China Unbound: What An Emboldened China Means For The World

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