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UN says 7 peacekeepers killed in fight against Congo rebelsThe United Nations says seven peacekeepers were killed and 10 wounded in a joint military operation with Congolese forces against rebels in the country's northeast, which is also facing a deadly Ebola outbreak
The Associated Press2 hours ago
2 Navy SEALs and 2 Marines charged in Green Beret's deathTwo U.S. Navy SEALs and two Marines have been charged in the 2017 death of an Army Green Beret while they were stationed in the African country of Mali
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UN says 7 peacekeepers were killed and 10 wounded in an operation against rebels in CongoUN says 7 peacekeepers were killed and 10 wounded in an operation against rebels in Congo
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Denmark, citing human rights, withholds some aid to TanzaniaDenmark is cutting about $10 million in aid to the government of Tanzania over what it called "negative developments" in human rights in the East African country
The Associated Press6 hours ago
South Sudan plans to build new capital in former game parkSouth Sudan is planning to construct a new state capital in a central location in what was a wildlife park, a move that officials say will make the seat of government more accessible to the people, the government said on Wednesday
The Associated Press11 hours ago
French President Emmanuel Macron arrives at Tangiers' airport for a one day visit to Morocco, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Macron and Morocco's King Mohammed VI are inaugurating Morocco's first high-speed rail line, the first ever such line in Africa. (Christophe Archambault, Pool via AP)
Morocco unveils Africa's first ever high speed train lineFrench President Emmanuel Macron and Morocco's King Mohammed VI are inaugurating his country's first high-speed rail line in Morocco, the first ever high speed train in in the African continent
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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 day ago
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
The Associated Press1 day ago
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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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 day 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 Press2 days 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
The Associated Press2 days ago
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 Press2 days 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 Press3 days 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 Press3 days ago
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