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Cameroon military says 30 separatists killed in fightingCameroon's military says it has killed least 30 separatists in the past few days in the country's restive North West region
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Ugandan police say 10 students killed in arson attackUgandan police say 10 students were killed in an alleged arson attack targeting a school dormitory in central Uganda
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UN lifts sanctions on Eritrea, keeps arms embargo on SomaliaThe U.N. Security Council has voted unanimously to lift sanctions against Eritrea following its thaw in relations with Ethiopia and other neighboring countries
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018 file photo presidential hopeful Andry Rajoelina, casts his vote at a polling station in Antananarivo, Madagascar. A runoff is likely between two former presidents, Rajoelina and Marc Ravalomanana, in a tight race, according to results announced Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 from 70 percent of polling stations. (AP Photo/Kabir Dhanji, File)
Madagascar heading toward runoff poll in presidential raceA runoff presidential election in December is likely in Madagascar where two former presidents are in a tight race, according to results announced Wednesday from 70 percent of polling stations
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Ethiopia jails ex-head of military company over corruptionEthiopia has detained the former head of a large military-run industrial conglomerate, a day after the country's attorney general disclosed that several hundred million dollars was embezzled from the firm
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Hundreds attend memorial for missionary slain in CameroonHundreds of people filled a northern Indiana church Monday to remember a missionary who was killed in Cameroon two weeks after arriving there with his wife and their eight children
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FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2018 file photo an opposition MDC party supporter hold his hands up after being sprayed with a water canon and in clouds of teargas on a street in Harare during clashes with police. Zimbabweans have reacted with stunned disbelief to the testimony from two generals who denied troops killed six people in August when the military was called in to crush protests following the country’s disputed elections. (AP Photo/Mujahid Safodien, File)
Zimbabwean generals deny troops shot and killed 6 protestersZimbabweans have reacted with stunned disbelief to the testimony from two generals who denied troops killed six people in August when the military was called in to crush protests following the country's disputed elections
The Associated Press1 day ago
Congo opposition parties quits pact to back sole candidateMembers of two of the leading opposition parties in Congo now say they don't back a presidential candidate who was chosen by a coalition
The Associated Press1 day ago
Ethiopia arrests 63 suspected of rights abuses, corruptionEthiopia has arrested 63 intelligence officials, military personnel and businesspeople on allegations of rights violations and corruption, the country's attorney general announced Monday
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 file photo, a military tank with armed soldiers outside President Robert Mugabe's office in Harare. One year ago the unthinkable happened in Zimbabwe: Robert Mugabe fell from power. Tanks rolled in the streets of Harare and the military put Mugabe under house arrest. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File)
1 year after Mugabe fall, Zimbabwe asks 'what has changed?'One year ago the unthinkable happened in Zimbabwe: Robert Mugabe fell from power. A year later Zimbabwe's economic problems have worsened and restrictions on basic freedoms remain, bringing some Zimbabweans to ask 'What has changed?'
The Associated Press2 days ago
Congo opposition parties unite behind presidential candidateOpposition parties in Congo say they are rallying behind one candidate in hopes it will improve his chances of winning next month's presidential election
The Associated Press2 days ago
Gabon: Government says president recovering in Saudi ArabiaThe government of Gabon says President Ali Bongo Ondimba is recovering from an undisclosed illness in Saudi Arabia
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 file photo, a man helps an injured civilian who was wounded in a bomb blast near the Sahafi hotel in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia. Three car bombs by Islamic extremists exploded outside the hotel, which is located across the street from the police Criminal Investigations Department, causing dozens of fatalities. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
Toll rises to 53 dead from bomb blasts in Somalia's capitalSomali hospital and police sources say the death toll from Friday's bombings outside a hotel in Mogadishu has risen to 53 with over 100 injured
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 file photo, a supporter sits by posters of pop star-turned-opposition lawmaker Bobi Wine, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, at his home in Kampala, Uganda. Wine staged his first concert Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 since being charged with treason, in a show of defiance punctuated by anti-government slogans and barbs aimed at the long-time president he is challenging. (AP Photo/Ronald Kabuubi, File)
Ugandan pop star-politician performs 1st show since jailingUgandan pop star and opposition politician Bobi Wine performed his first concert since he was charged with treason and jailed
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this June 19, 2012, file photo, a Panama border police officer points as he begins to patrol in the Darien Province, on the border with Colombia, in Yaviza, Panama. The area is known as the Darien Gap, a 60-mile (97-kilometer) stretch of roadless jungle straddling the border of Colombia and Panama. One man's journey to America from his home in Mauritania was a dangerous and arduous one that took him through the Darien Gap. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco, File)
Man's harrowing journey to US underscores immigration shiftOne man's journey to the United States from Mauritania was dangerous and arduous, and underscores shift in immigration flow
The Associated Press4 days ago
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