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Kenya arrests 3 alleged human traffickers for IS groupKenya arrests 3 alleged human traffickers for Islamic State group
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Economic Freedom Fighters leader, Julius Malema, centre, walks with his party executives, outside the Constitutional Court in Johannesburg, South Africa, Thursday, March 30, 2017. Malema delivered an application to the court to order the Speaker of Parliament to institute impeachment proceedings against President Jacob Zuma. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
South African opposition parties aim at President Jacob ZumaSouth Africa's 2 main opposition parties took aim at President Jacob Zuma with one appealing to the highest court to order impeachment proceedings and the other announcing it will launch a vote of no confidence in the president
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Sunday, April 29, 2012 file photo, troops from the Central African Republic stand guard at a building used for joint meetings between them and U.S. Army special forces, in Obo, Central African Republic, where U.S. special forces have paired up with local troops and Ugandan soldiers to seek out Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army (LRA). AA rebel in charge of communications for warlord Joseph Kony has surrendered to Ugandan forces, the military said Thursday, March 30, 2017, shortly after the U.S. indicated it was pulling out of the international manhunt for one of Africa's most notorious fugitives. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
Aide to warlord Kony surrenders as US pulls from missionKey aide to African warlord Kony surrenders as US pulls from international manhunt
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Hundreds missing in Boko Haram's biggest abduction of kidsHundreds missing in Boko Haram's biggest mass abduction of children, rights group says
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Nigeria summons Indian diplomat over attacks on studentsNigeria summons Indian diplomat over attacks on African students, demands arrests
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Ethiopia extends national state of emergency by 4 monthsEthiopia extends national state of emergency by 4 months, prompted by anti-government protests
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Congo finds 2 bodies in area where UN experts lost
Congo to investigate deaths of American, Swedish UN expertsCongo's government said it will investigate the deaths of an American and a Swedish expert for the United Nations and their interpreter, whose bodies were found in a shallow grave Monday after disappearing more than two weeks ago
The Associated Press18 hours ago
The Latest: Security Council decries killing of 2 UN expertsThe Latest: The U.N. Security Council is condemning the killing of two of its experts in Congo "in the strongest terms."
The Associated Press18 hours ago
US ambassador to UN calls Congo government 'corrupt'The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says the U.N. is partnering with a "corrupt" government in Congo and she calls for a large cut in the world's largest peacekeeping mission in the troubled African nation
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Friends and family members lower the body of Ahmed Kathrada, into the grave during the funeral service at West Park Cemetery in Johannesburg, South Africa, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, who spent 26 years in jail - many of them alongside Nelson Mandela - for working to end South Africa's previous white minority rule, died in Johannesburg on Tuesday morning. He was 87 years old. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
South Africa activist's funeral exposes divide over futureSouth Africa activist's funeral exposes angry divide over country he fought to see free
The Associated Press1 day ago
The Latest: Congo to probe deaths of American, SwedeThe Latest: Congo to probe deaths of American, Swedish investigators for UN
The Associated Press1 day ago
UN: Malaria outbreak kills over 4,000 in Burundi this yearMalaria outbreak kills over 4,000 in Burundi so far this year, UN says
The Associated Press1 day ago
Somalia lawmakers approve new cabinet after challengeSomalia lawmakers approve new cabinet after challenge, in victory for young government
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A young Somali girl who was displaced by the drought wears a pair of mock spectacles cut out from a cardboard box of antibiotics medicine as a joke, as she carries her brother around a camp just outside of Mogadishu, in Somalia Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Somalia's drought is threatening 3 million lives according to the U.N. and in recent months aid agencies have been scaling up their efforts but say more support is urgently needed to prevent the crisis from worsening. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
Somalia's drought once again has thousands on the moveSomalia's drought has once again uprooted hundreds of thousands of people as families stream into camps, urban areas and neighboring countries in search of aid
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this photo taken Friday, March 10, 2017, a boy named Giel wears a small white bracelet on his ankle indicating that he's just finished treatment at an outpatient therapeutic program, as he stands on the outskirts of Udhaba, near Aweil, in South Sudan. The world's largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years has been declared in three African countries on the brink of famine, just as President Donald Trump's proposed foreign aid cuts threaten to pull the United States back from its historic role as the world's top emergency donor. (Mackenzie Knowles-Coursin/UNICEF via AP)
Worst humanitarian crisis hits as Trump slashes foreign aidThe world's largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years is declared in three African countries, just Trump's proposed foreign aid cuts threaten to pull the US back from its historic role as the world's top emergency donor
The Associated Press1 day ago
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