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Uganda opposition figure detained after his driver is slainAn official says a prominent opposition figure has been detained following violent clashes Monday night that allegedly started when the president's motorcade was pelted with stones
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa addresses people during a Heroes' Day event to commemorate the lives of those who died in the southern African country's 1970s war against white minority rule, in Harare, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Zimbabwe's president has called on the troubled country to unite and "put the election period behind us and embrace the future" in his first public address since winning disputed elections. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa urges nation to move beyond electionsZimbabwe's president has called on the troubled country to unite and "put the election period behind us and embrace the future" in his first public address since winning disputed elections
The Associated Press20 hours ago
2, including Chinese tourist, killed in Kenya hippo attacksA Chinese tourist was attacked and killed by a hippo while taking pictures on the edge of Lake Naivasha in Kenya's Rift Valley, just hours after a local fisherman was mauled to death in the same area
The Associated Press1 day ago
Kenya president urges citizens to arrest the corruptKenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is urging the nation's young people to make citizen's arrests of those suspected of corruption, a vice that is endemic in the country
The Associated Press1 day ago
A woman casts her ballot during Presidential second round election in Bamako, Mali, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. Malians are voting Sunday in a second round presidential election with incumbent Ibrahim Boubacar Keita facing off against opposition leader Soumaila Cisse.(AP Photo/Annie Risemberg)
Malians vote in presidential runoff amid attacks, threatsMalians voted Sunday in a runoff presidential election to determine if incumbent Ibrahim Boubacar Keita will remain in office in this sprawling West African nation threatened by rising extremist violence
The Associated Press1 day ago
A police officer stand guards at a newly established Ebola response center in Beni, Democratic Republic of Congo, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. The World Health Organization’s director-general says instability, high population density and large displacement in Congo’s east mean the response to the nation’s tenth Ebola virus outbreak must be stronger than ever before. (AP Photo/Al-hadji Kudra Maliro)
Congo's latest Ebola outbreak taking place in a war zoneCongo's latest Ebola outbreak taking place in a war zone; new attack kills 7 as residents flee
The Associated Press1 day ago
Suspected jihadis kill 6 in east Burkina FasoBurkina Faso State TV reports that five gendarmes and one civilian have been killed between the rural communes of Boungou and Ougarou in the nation's far east
The Associated Press1 day ago
Extremist threat could deter voters in Mali's second round'The jihadists took them': Extremist threat could deter voters in Mali's second round
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 file photo, Zimbabwean's main opposition candidate Nelson Chamisa speaks at a news conference in Harare, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe's main opposition party has filed a legal challenge to the results of the country's first election without Robert Mugabe on the ballot, alleging irregularities and calling for a fresh vote or for candidate Nelson Chamisa to be declared the winner. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
Zimbabwe's opposition challenges election results in courtZimbabwe's opposition challenges presidential vote results in court as inauguration 'on hold'
The Associated Press3 days ago
Video shows Cameroon's soldiers shooting cowering civiliansVideo shows Cameroon's soldiers shooting cowering civilians, Amnesty International says
The Associated Press3 days ago
11 killed in central Mali amid suspicions over extremists11 killed near market in central Mali amid community suspicions over extremist recruiting
The Associated Press3 days ago
The Latest: Zimbabwe opposition challenges election in courtThe Latest: Zimbabwe opposition challenges election in court, alleging fraud; seeks fresh vote
The Associated Press3 days ago
Zimbabwe's main opposition files legal challenge to presidential election, alleging fraud and seeking new voteZimbabwe's main opposition files legal challenge to presidential election, alleging fraud and seeking new vote
The Associated Press3 days ago
Zimbabwe's main opposition party arrives at court to file legal challenge to presidential electionZimbabwe's main opposition party arrives at court to file legal challenge to presidential election
The Associated Press3 days ago
Zimbabwean opposition official TendaI Biti leaves the magistrates courts after been granted bail in Harare, Thursday, Aug, 9, 2018. Biti was charged with inciting public violence and declaring unofficial results as fears grow about a government crackdown following the disputed July 30 election, raising concerns about a wave of repression against the opposition by the government of Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Zimbabwe opposition leader charged after asylum bid failsZimbabwe opposition leader charged after asylum bid rejected; alarm over post-vote crackdown
The Associated Press4 days ago
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