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140 arrested in Malawi after mob attacks on 'vampires'140 arrested in Malawi after deadly mob attacks on suspected 'vampires'
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Men walk near destroyed buildings as thousands of Somalis gathered to pray at the site of the country's deadliest attack and to mourn the hundreds of victims, at the site of the attack in Mogadishu, Somalia Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. More than 300 people were killed and nearly 400 wounded in Saturday's truck bombing, with scores missing. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
US drone strike targets al-Shabab after Somalia attackUS drone strike targets al-Shabab after Somalia's deadliest attack; thousands gather to pray
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, waves to the crowd through a bullet proof car as he arrives at Uhuru Park, Nairobi, Kenya, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, on Mashujaa Day (Heroes Day). (AP Photo/Sayyid Abdul Azim)
Kenya's police say 4 killed in opposition demonstrationsKenya's police say 4 killed in opposition demonstrations in recent days as new vote approaches
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Shell Nigeria lifts force majeure on Bonny Light exportsShell Nigeria lifts month-long force majeure on Bonny Light exports caused by leakages
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Uganda expels North Korea military experts over UN sanctionsUganda expels North Korean military experts, representatives of arms dealer over UN sanctions
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Uganda police hold opposition leader over attempted murderUganda police hold top opposition leader over allegations of attempted murder
The Associated Press4 hours ago
The Latest: Thousands gather at Somalia attack site to prayThe Latest: Thousands gather at Somalia attack site to pray for hundreds of victims
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Video released of Mali troops held by al-Qaida-linked groupA video has been released that reportedly shows 11 Mali soldiers held hostage by an extremist group linked to al-Qaida
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Jihadist ambush on US forces shows new danger in SahelThe ambush in West Africa that killed four U.S. service members highlights the danger posed by a newly rebranded jihadist group in the region
The Associated Press1 day ago
Tanzania arrests 12 suspected of promoting homosexualityTanzanian police say they are holding 12 men, including two South Africans, for questioning over allegations of promoting homosexuality in this East African country
The Associated Press1 day ago
Activists flee as police fire tear gas grenades, at demonstration against police killings of protesters and opposition supporters, in downtown Nairobi, Kenya Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. Police fired tear gas grenades and rifles in the air to disperse around 20 activists as they were still gathering in Uhuru Park, despite a court order Tuesday that removed the government's ban on demonstrations. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
Kenya police disperse demonstrators despite court orderA witness says police used tear gas and fired rifles to disperse demonstrators preparing to protest police killings of opposition supporters
The Associated Press1 day ago
Grace Mugabe goes to court over diamond ringThe wife of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has gone to court in an attempt to seize assets of a Lebanese businessman who allegedly failed to deliver a diamond ring worth more than $1.35 million dollars to her
The Associated Press1 day ago
Hangman's job in Zimbabwe gets 'flood' of applicationsThe job of hangman used to be unpopular in Zimbabwe, but more than 50 people are now applying to be state executioner in a country where employment is hard to find
The Associated Press1 day ago
5 dead, 60 arrested during Togo protests for term limitsTogo's security minister says at least five people have been killed as security forces clashed with opposition supporters demonstrating for presidential term limits in the capital
The Associated Press1 day ago
Protesters march as they carry placards reading "Out Al Shabab", left, and "Oh God, have mercy on the dead" near the scene of Saturday's massive truck bomb attack in Mogadishu, Somalia, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. Thousands of people took to the streets of Somalia's capital Wednesday in a show of defiance after the country's deadliest attack, as two people were arrested in connection with Saturday's massive truck bombing that killed more than 300. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
Thousands march over 'Somalia's 9/11;' attack details emergeThousands march over 'Somalia's 9/11' as detailed account emerges of attack; 2 arrested
The Associated Press1 day ago
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