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This week it’s Malaria Awareness Week, an annual campaign to raise awareness of how to prevent malaria. Please seek travel health advice before visiting a malarious country.
On Sunday evening the Sultan riding on the elephant returned to wish the child farewell in a spectacular finale.
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You can find more pictures at the bbc
This weekend “The Sultan’s Elephant” came to town.
Pictures from friday afternoon/evening on the Mall.
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