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Ukraine Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov at Christiansborg Palace in Copenhagen (Photo/AP)

Western countries agreed Thursday to continue long-term funding to help Ukraine’s military keep fighting nearly 5½ months after Russia invaded its neighbor, saying 1.5 billion euros ($1.5 billion) has been pledged so far and more is coming.

  On the back of its recent and substantial oil and gas discoveries, Senegal is now preparing to ensure that its vast natural gas resources will help meet future electricity demand and put an end to the excessive electricity prices undermining its economy.

Tamirat Tola won the World Championship men's marathon. (Photo: Reuters/Brian Snyder)

Ethiopia's Tamirat Tola won the World Championship men's marathon in dominant fashion on Sunday as heforged powerfully clear around 34km to come home more than a minute ahead to take gold in a championship record two hours, 05.37 minutes.

We live in a world beset by inequalities. Whether they’re related to income, gender, race, or background, you don’t have to look far to find them. South Africa, for example, has the highest level of wealth inequality in the world. According to a World Bank report, just 10% of the population owns 80% of its wealth.

Photograph: Oliver Wainwright

After independence in 1960, the country cast off western influences and forged a new African style full of triangular forms, rocket-shaped obelisks and rammed earth. Is this spirit now being suffocated? Our writer takes a tour of the capital.

Kenya newly elected president William Ruto. (Photo/AFP)

Kenya’s vice president, William Ruto, won the country’s presidential election, the head of the electoral commission said Monday, days after a cliffhanger vote in a country that is pivotal to the economy and security of East Africa.

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