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50 girls missing from Nigerian town after Boko Haram attackAuthorities in northern Nigeria say as many as 50 girls remain missing several days after an attack on a village by jihadists
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
Authorities in northern Nigeria say as many as 50 girls remain missing after an attack by Boko Haram extremistsAuthorities in northern Nigeria say as many as 50 girls remain missing after an attack by Boko Haram extremists
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this  Jan. 15, 2014, file photo, African female and child migrants protest in front of the UNHCR office demanding asylum and work rights from the Israeli government in Tel Aviv, Israel. Tens of thousands of Africans in Israel face jail if they do not accept an offer to relocate to an unnamed African country, while Uganda and Rwanda, widely presumed to be the likely destinations, have denied the existence of any agreement with Israel's government even though scores of migrants are believed to have already settled there. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty, File)
AP Exclusive: Migrant recounts his deportation from Israel'They force you to deport yourself:' Migrant deported by Israel back to Africa recounts ordeal
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this  Jan. 15, 2014, file photo, African female and child migrants protest in front of the UNHCR office demanding asylum and work rights from the Israeli government in Tel Aviv, Israel. Tens of thousands of Africans in Israel face jail if they do not accept an offer to relocate to an unnamed African country, while Uganda and Rwanda, widely presumed to be the likely destinations, have denied the existence of any agreement with Israel's government even though scores of migrants are believed to have already settled there. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty, File)
AP Exclusive: Migrant recounts his deportation from Israel'They force you to deport yourself:' Migrant deported by Israel back to Africa recounts ordeal
The Associated Press3 hours ago
US says drone strike in Somalia kills 3 al-Shabab extremistsUS military says drone strike in Somalia kills 3 al-Shabab extremists
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE -- In this Friday, March 31, 2017 file photo newly appointed Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba, at the presidential guest house in Pretoria, South Africa, In his first budget speech Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018, Gigaba announced the first increase in the value-added tax in a quarter century as the country seeks to bring in new revenue. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, File)
South Africa's FM under scrutiny ahead of Cabinet reshuffleSouth Africa's finance minister under scrutiny ahead of new president's Cabinet reshuffle
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2017 file photo, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is photographed during meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma in Pretoria, South Africa. The former Zimbabwean leader is celebrating his first birthday since his resignation in near solitude , far from the lavish affair of years gone by. The government that removed him with military assistance in November has declared Feb. 21, Mugabe's birthday, a national holiday.  (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, File)
Zimbabwe's Mugabe marks 94th birthday in near solitudeZimbabwe's Mugabe marks 94th birthday in near solitude, his 1st since resignation
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Gunmen kill 5 police, 1 soldier in South Africa attackGunmen kill 5 police, 1 soldier in South Africa attack called a 'national tragedy'
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Uber pulls out of Morocco amid tensionsUber is pulling out of Morocco _ a decision the San Francisco-headquartered company say is linked to the North African country's failure to reform its strict transport rules
The Associated Press1 day ago
Kenyan Opposition leader Ralia Odinga addresses thousands of people who gathered to pay their last respects to Morgan Tsvangirai in Buhera, Zimbabwe about 200 kilometres south east of Harare, Tuesday, Feb, 20, 2018. Zimbabwe's veteran opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, aged 65, died Feb 14 and was laid to rest at his rural home of Buhera.(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Zimbabwean opposition leader Tsvangirai buried in rural homeThousands gather as Zimbabwean opposition leader Tsvangirai buried in rural home
The Associated Press1 day ago
South African president announces "lifestyle audits"South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says public representatives will undergo "lifestyle audits" as part of his campaign to clean up the government
The Associated Press1 day ago
2 aid workers killed in eastern Congo, 1 taken hostage2 aid workers killed in eastern Congo, 1 taken hostage; multiple armed groups in area
The Associated Press1 day ago
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, center with black cap, takes a walk from the Guguletu Sports Complex to the Athlone Stadium with members of the community and the general public in Cape Town, South Africa, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. Ramaphosa is winning some fans with his habit of early morning jogs and walks in which he interacts with the public. (AP Photo)
South Africa's new leader winning fans with morning exerciseSouth Africa's new president winning some fans with morning exercise, selfies
The Associated Press1 day ago
Rescuers recover a body as they search for survivors at the collapse of a garbage mound in Maputo, Mozambique, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Mozambican media say at least 17 people died when heavy rains triggered the partial collapse of the mound garbage. (AP Photo/Ferhat Momade)
17 killed in garbage dump collapse in MozambiqueMozambican media say 17 people died when heavy rains triggered the partial collapse of a huge mound of garbage in Mozambique's capital
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mozambican media say at least 17 killed when heavy rains triggered partial collapse of huge mound of garbage in MaputoMozambican media say at least 17 killed when heavy rains triggered partial collapse of huge mound of garbage in Maputo
The Associated Press2 days ago
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