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Deputy chief of IS-linked group in Somalia killed: OfficialsDeputy chief of IS-linked group in Somalia killed in Mogadishu, intelligence officials say
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
Zimbabwe opposition leader seeks dialogue on economic crisisZimbabwe opposition leader seeks dialogue on country's worst economic crisis in a decade
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE- In this Sunday Oct. 7, 2018 file photo, A soldier stands guard outside a polling station where, Cameroon's Incumbent President Paul Biya of the Cameroon People's Democratic Movement party, casts his vote during the Presidential elections in Yaounde, Cameroon. Africa's oldest president, Cameroon's Paul Biya, easily won a seventh term on Monday Oct. 22, 2018 after a Constitutional Council he appointed rejected all legal challenges to the election. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba, File)
Cameroon's Biya easily wins 7th term; low Anglophone turnoutCameroon's Biya easily wins 7th term as turnout plummets in separatist-hit regions
The Associated Press16 hours ago
UN-AU envoy urges UN to consider action against Sudan rebelThe joint U.N.-African Union envoy for Darfur is urging the Security Council to consider "stern measures" _ likely sanctions _ against Sudan Liberation Army founder Abdul Wahid Elnur, who has refused to join the peace process
The Associated Press16 hours ago
FILE - In this Sunday, Sept 9, 2018 file photo, a health worker sprays disinfectant on his colleague after working at an Ebola treatment centre in Beni, Eastern Congo.  Congo’ military said Sunday Oct. 21, 2018, that rebels attacked an Ebola treatment centre in Beni, leaving 13 civilians dead and abducted a dozen children, which could force crucial virus containment efforts to be suspended in the area.(AP Photo/Al-hadji Kudra Maliro, FILE)
Health workers in Congo's Ebola outbreak attacked weeklyCongo authorities say health teams dealing with the latest Ebola outbreak are being attacked three or four times a week on average, a level of violence never seen in the country's nine previous outbreaks of the deadly virus
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Africa's oldest president, Cameroon's Paul Biya, easily wins 7th term as turnout plummets in separatist-hit regionsAfrica's oldest president, Cameroon's Paul Biya, easily wins 7th term as turnout plummets in separatist-hit regions
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Thursday, April 20, 2017 file photo, Feyisa Lilesa, right, and Kenenisa Bekele from Ethiopia stand in front of the Tower Bridge in London. The Ethiopian marathon runner who made global headlines with an anti-government gesture at the Rio Olympics finish line has returned from exile, after sports officials assured him he will not face prosecution. Feyisa Lilesa's return from the United States on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018 comes several months after a reformist new prime minister took office and announced sweeping reforms. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, file)
Ethiopian marathoner who made Rio protest returns from exileEthiopian marathoner who made anti-government gesture at Rio finish line returns from exile
The Associated Press2 days ago
Congo rebels kill 13, abduct a dozen children in community at center of deadly Ebola outbreakCongo rebels kill 13, abduct a dozen children in community at center of deadly Ebola outbreak
The Associated Press2 days ago
'Dark day' as Congolese rebels kill 2 health agents fighting deadly Ebola outbreak, health minister says'Dark day' as Congolese rebels kill 2 health agents fighting deadly Ebola outbreak, health minister says
The Associated Press2 days ago
Latest communal violence in central Nigeria kills 55Communal violence in central Nigeria kills 55; 'frequent resort to bloodshed' condemned
The Associated Press2 days ago
Rights groups warn Ethiopia against return to repressionRights groups warn Ethiopia against return to repression; police said detainees 'brainwashed'
The Associated Press3 days ago
South Africa highway crash kills at least 27, including kidsSouth Africa highway crash kills at least 27 people, including small children
The Associated Press3 days ago
Africa's youngest billionaire free 9 days after abductionAfrica's youngest billionaire free 9 days after abduction from Tanzanian luxury hotel
The Associated Press3 days ago
Red Cross assists in key prisoner release in South SudanRed Cross assists in 1st prisoner release in South Sudan since signing of 'final' peace deal
The Associated Press4 days ago
Rwanda names 50 percent female Cabinet, following EthiopiaRwanda announces 50 percent female Cabinet, following Ethiopia; joins few countries worldwide
The Associated Press4 days ago
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