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A young boy plays with a ballooon in a compound set up for displaced people suspected to have cholera in Beira, Mozambique, Tuesday, March, 26, 2019.  Relief operations pressed into remote areas of central Mozambique where an unknown number of people remain without aid more than 10 days after a cyclone ripped across the country, while trucks attempted to reach the hard-hit city of Beira on a badly damaged road. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
'Second disaster' warned in Mozambique as cholera a concern'Second disaster' warned in Mozambique as threat of cholera, malaria a growing concern
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Food supplies are dropped off by helicopter near Nhamatanda, about 130km from Beira, in Mozambique, Tuesday, March, 26, 2019.  Relief operations pressed into remote areas of central Mozambique where an unknown number of people remain without aid more than 10 days after a cyclone ripped across the country, while trucks attempted to reach the hard-hit city of Beira on a badly damaged road. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
The Latest: US general in Mozambique to plan relief effortsThe Latest: U.S. Army Maj. Gen. James D. Craig, the commanding general of the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, is in Mozambique to get a first-hand look at the devastation Cyclone Idai caused throughout the region earlier this month.
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Medics carry away the body of a civilian who was killed when an explosive device planted in his car detonated, in Mogadishu, Somalia Tuesday, March 26, 2019. A Somali police officer says the bomb exploded killing the driver and injuring a nearby pedestrian in the Hodan district of the capital. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
Bomb in Somalia's capital kills 1, injures anotherA police officer in Somalia says a bomb exploded in the capital, Mogadishu, killing one person and wounding another
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Algerian army chief calls for official move to declare President Abdelaziz Bouteflika unfit for officeAlgerian army chief calls for official move to declare President Abdelaziz Bouteflika unfit for office
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Johannesburg wildlife clinic saves animals hurt in cityWith the expansion of Pretoria and Johannesburg, South Africa's capital city and its economic center, the animals indigenous to the region are being squeezed out by development
The Associated Press10 hours ago
An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 sits grounded at Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Saturday, March 23, 2019. The chief of Ethiopian Airlines says the warning and training requirements set for the now-grounded 737 Max aircraft may not have been enough following the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash that killed 157 people. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)
Ethiopian official says plane crash report due this weekAn Ethiopian official said a preliminary report on a deadly plane crash that killed 157 on March 10 will be made public later this week
The Associated Press3 hours ago
The floodwaters in Mozambique, has endangered tens of thousands of families.;
UN makes urgent appeal to help victims of Mozambique cycloneThe United Nations is making an emergency appeal for $282 million for the next three months to help Mozambique start recovering from the devastation of Cyclone Idai
The Associated Press1 day ago
Hong Kong businessman gets 3 years in prison for briberyA prominent Hong Kong businessman has been sentenced to three years in prison after he was convicted of paying bribes to the presidents of two African countries in a United Nations-linked case
The Associated Press1 day ago
Survivors of Cyclone Idai in a makeshift shelter by the roadside near Nhamatanda about 50 kilometres from Beira, in Mozambique, Friday March, 22, 2019. As flood waters began to recede in parts of Mozambique on Friday, fears rose that the death toll could soar as bodies are revealed. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
'It will get worse': Perilous times for kids hit by cyclone'It will get worse': Perilous times for estimated 900,000 kids hit by Mozambique's cyclone. They have been orphaned or separated from their families, made homeless or otherwise affected by Cyclone Idai
The Associated Press1 day ago
UN appeals for $282 million to help Mozambique for 3 monthsThe United Nations is making an emergency appeal for $282 million for the next three months to help Mozambique start recovering from the devastation of Cyclone Idai
The Associated Press1 day ago
South Sudanese academic and activist, Peter Biar Ajak, gestures to dispute the prosecution's version of the statement he gave them, at his trial in the capital Juba, South Sudan, Monday, March 25, 2019. Seven people including Ajak were charged in court on Monday with sabotage, insurgency and possession of weapons for allegedly staging an uprising in South Sudan's main national security prison in Oct. 2018 and if found guilty they could be sentenced to death. (AP Photo/Sam Mednick)
7 in South Sudan charged with sabotage and insurgencySeven people including South Sudanese academic and activist, Peter Biar Ajak, were charged with sabotage, insurgency and possession of weapons for allegedly staging an uprising in South Sudan's main national security prison in October
The Associated Press1 day ago
Uganda holds 3.6 tons of gold possibly from VenezuelaA gold refinery primarily owned by a Belgian investor is facing sanctions in Uganda over the questionable importation of 7.4 tons of pure gold earlier in March
The Associated Press1 day ago
Militia head refutes his group responsible for Mali massacreThe head of a Dogon militia blamed for a massacre in central Mali is denying that his fighters were involved in the gruesome attack
The Associated Press1 day ago
Tewolde Gebremariam, Chief Executive Officer of Ethiopian Airlines, poses for a photograph after speaking to The Associated Press at Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Saturday, March 23, 2019. The chief of Ethiopian Airlines says the warning and training requirements set for the now-grounded 737 Max aircraft may not have been enough following the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash that killed 157 people. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)
Ethiopian Airlines says pilots got appropriate trainingEthiopian Airlines' CEO says the pilots who flew the plane that crashed on March 10 had trained on "all appropriate simulators," rejecting reports that they had not been properly prepared to handle the new aircraft
The Associated Press1 day ago
The Latest: Trump directs US military to aid MozambiqueUnited States military says President Donald Trump has directed it to support relief efforts in the aftermath of the cyclone that hit Mozambique more than a week ago
The Associated Press2 days ago
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