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30 dead, 200 missing after boat sinking on Congo lakeAuthorities in western Congo say at least 30 people are dead and another 200 are missing after a boat sank on a lake
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 dead, another 200 missing after boat sinks on a lakeAuthorities in western Congo say at least 30 dead, another 200 missing after boat sinks on a lake
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Suspected extremists kill at least 20 in Nigeria ambushSuspected Boko Haram extremists kill at least 20 soldiers, civilians in Nigeria ambush
The Associated Press1 day ago
Partial recount ordered in Malawi's presidential electionPartial recount ordered in Malawi's presidential election after top opposition makes challenge
The Associated Press1 day ago
Albinism pageant in Zimbabwe joyfully breaks down prejudice'My God, he is such a hunk': An albinism pageant in Zimbabwe joyfully breaks down prejudice
The Associated Press1 day ago
A member of South African forces is interviewed as President Cyril Ramaphosa is being sworn-in at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria, South Africa, Saturday May 25, 2019. Ramaphosa has vowed to crack down on the corruption that contributed to the ruling ANC' s weakest election showing in a quarter-century. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
'Huge' challenges as Ramaphosa takes oath in South AfricaChallenges 'huge and real' as South Africa's Ramaphosa sworn in; corruption fight looms
The Associated Press1 day ago
Disappointed activists from the LGBT community and their supporters leave after a ruling by the High Court in Nairobi, Kenya Friday, May 24, 2019. Kenya's High Court on Friday upheld sections of the penal code that criminalize same-sex relations, a disappointment for gay rights activists across Africa where dozens of countries have similar laws. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
Kenyan court upholds laws criminalizing same-sex relationsKenya's High Court upholds colonial-era laws that criminalize same-sex relations, to dismay
The Associated Press2 days ago
Kenya's High Court upholds colonial-era laws that criminalize same-sex relationsKenya's High Court upholds colonial-era laws that criminalize same-sex relations
The Associated Press2 days ago
South Africa's Zuma must wait 3 months for court decisionSouth Africa's Zuma must wait 3 months for court decision on plea to drop corruption charges
The Associated Press2 days ago
Correction: Torture Lawsuit-Somalia storyCorrection: Torture Lawsuit-Somalia story
The Associated Press3 days ago
Central African Republic massacres leave more than 50 deadMore than 50 people were reportedly killed in an attack by a militia on several villages in the Central African Republic's volatile northwest near the border with Chad, the United Nations said Thursday.
The Associated Press3 days ago
In this Tuesday, May 21, 2019, photo, boxes of ballot papers are held under armed guard before vote counting gets underway in Blantyre, Malawi. The country went to the polls to elect a new president in which 78-year-old President Peter Mutharika is seeking re-election to a second term. (AP Photo/Thoko Chikondi)
Malawi's president in the lead for re-electionMalawi's President Peter Mutharika has taken a lead in the election with more than 75 percent of votes counted from the Tuesday poll
The Associated Press3 days ago
Kenya court to rule if gay relations are criminal actsKenya court to make landmark ruling on whether to decriminalize same sex relationships
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, file photo, Joycelyn Davis, a direct descendant of slave ship Clotilda survivor Charlie Lewis, stands for a portrait at the community center in Africatown in Mobile, Ala. On Wednesday, May 22, 2019, authorities said that researchers have located the wreck of Clotilda, the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Africa to the United States. (AP Photo/Julie Bennett, File)
Officials: Last slave ship from Africa ID'd on Alabama coastAuthorities say researchers have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Africa to the United States
The Associated Press4 days ago
Somali women walk past a destroyed building after a suicide car bomb attack in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Wednesday, May 22, 2019. A police spokesman said the attack killed at least six people and injured more than a dozen, while Islamic extremist group al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the blast, saying it targeted vehicles carrying government officials. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
Suicide car bomb kills at least 9 in Somalia's capitalSomali police say Islamic extremists exploded a suicide car bomb near the presidential palace in the capital, killing at least nine people, including a former foreign minister
The Associated Press4 days ago
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