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Delegates attend the second day of the African National Congress elective conference in Johannesburg, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. The vote to choose the next president of South Africa's ruling African National Congress party got underway after disputes over the credentials of party delegates, highlighting the bitter fight within Nelson Mandela's historic liberation movement. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
South Africa's ruling ANC party votes for new leader MondaySouth Africa's ruling African National Congress to vote for its new president on Monday, as delegates choose between two candidates to lead Nelson Mandela's historic liberation movement
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
2 Danish journalists violently attacked in GabonA man stabbed 2 Danish journalists in Gabon's capital, declaring it was in retaliation for U.S. attacks against Muslims and leaving one reporter in serious condition, Gabon's defense minister said
The Associated Press12 hours ago
South African President and President of the African National Congress, Jacob Zuma, addresses delegates at the delayed start of the ANC elective conference in Johannesburg, Saturday, Dec. 16 2017. The fight to replace scandal-prone Zuma is set to begin as thousands of delegates of the ruling party gather to elect a new leader. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
South Africa ruling party's fight for its future kicks offSouth Africa ruling party's fight for its future kicks off in the face of possible split
The Associated Press1 day ago
Delegates wait for the delayed start of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) elective conference in Johannesburg, Saturday, Dec. 16 2017. The fight to replace South Africa's scandal-prone President Jacob Zuma began Saturday as thousands of delegates of the ruling African National Congress gathered to elect a new leader. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
The Latest: South Africa leader doesn't endorse a successorThe Latest: South Africa's leader doesn't endorse a successor as ruling party meets
The Associated Press1 day ago
Who will lead South Africa's ANC? A look at top candidatesWho will lead South Africa's ANC party and likely the nation? A look at top candidates
The Associated Press1 day ago
South Africa's ruling party opens crucial meeting to choose leader amid anger over scandalsSouth Africa's ruling party opens crucial meeting to choose leader amid anger over scandals
The Associated Press1 day ago
Nigeria military rescues 4 Chinese nationals from piratesNigeria military rescues 4 Chinese nationals after gun battle with pirates; some wounded
The Associated Press1 day ago
What new president? Rural Zimbabweans missed Mugabe dramaWhat new president? Some in rural Zimbabwe missed the Mugabe drama; a challenge for reforms
The Associated Press1 day ago
Nigeria troops arrest 400-plus Boko Haram fighters, familiesNigeria troops arrest more than 400 Boko Haram fighters, along with wives and children
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - Clouds of ash from Mount Agung volcano are lit with warm sunset light in Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia, on Nov. 30, 2017. Authorities have told tens of thousands of people to leave an area extending 10 kilometers (6 miles) from the volcano as it belches volcanic materials into the air. Mount Agung's last major eruption in 1963 killed about 1,100 people. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati, File)
2017 in review: 'Disruption, despair and dumpster fires'2017 produces relentless string of violence, natural disasters, refugee crises, political turmoil and other news that was difficult to turn away from
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE -- In this Friday Nov. 24, 2017 file photo Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa, center, and his wife Auxillia, right, leave after the presidential inauguration ceremony in the capital Harare, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe's new president is taking steps to differentiate himself from his ousted mentor, Robert Mugabe, as he tries to win over the country before next year's elections. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
Zimbabwe ruling party seals Mugabe's fall from graceZimbabwe ruling party seals Mugabe's fall from grace, positions new leader for election
The Associated Press2 days ago
The Latest: Zimbabwe leader: Little opposition ahead of voteThe Latest: Zimbabwe's leader says no opposition to speak of ahead of next year's election
The Associated Press2 days ago
Senegal's new airport faces 24-hour strike by workersSenegal's new airport faces 24-hour strike by air traffic controllers, stranding travelers
The Associated Press2 days ago
10 killed as police clash with illegal miners in Nigeria10 killed as police clash with illegal miners in northeast Nigeria, residents say
The Associated Press2 days ago
Nigeria governors approve $1 billion to fight Boko HaramNigeria governors approve $1 billion to fight Boko Haram after deadly attacks on the rise
The Associated Press3 days ago
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