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Nigerian president condemns Boko Haram killing of aid workerNigerian president condemns Boko Haram killing of aid worker, vows safe return of all held
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Niger says Italian priest kidnapped near Burkina Faso borderNiger says Italian priest kidnapped near Burkina Faso border; several extremist groups active
The Associated Press7 hours ago
In this photo taken Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, houses are partially submerged on flooded streets after a heavy downpour in Koton Karfe, Nigeria. Nigerian authorities say 100 people have died in flooding after heavy rains in recent days. (AP Photo)
100 die in Nigeria flooding as toll expected to rise100 die in Nigeria flooding as toll expected to rise; outlook worse than for 2012 disaster
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Zimbabwe's opposition walks out during president's speechZimbabwe opposition walks out during president's speech; he vows to fight 'medieval' cholera
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Amnesty: 'Horrific' violence in Cameroon Anglophone regions'Horrific escalation' of violence in Cameroon's Anglophone regions ahead of vote, Amnesty says
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Red Cross says Boko Haram has killed aid worker in NigeriaThe International Committee of the Red Cross says Boko Haram extremists have killed a humanitarian aid worker abducted earlier this year during an attack on Kala Balge town in northern Nigeria's Borno State
The Associated Press1 day ago
Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia listens to a question during a joint press conference held in Algiers with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Algeria, Monday, Sept.17, 2018. Merkel is visiting Algeria for a day to promote bilateral ties and discuss migration and the situation in neighboring Libya. (AP Photo/Anis Belghoul)
Merkel, Algerian officials discuss migration, LibyaGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel is visiting Algeria to promote bilateral ties and discuss migration and the situation in neighboring Libya
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mauritania's ruling party wins majority parliamentMauritania's election commission says the West African nation's ruling party has won a majority of seats in a second round of legislative, municipal and regional elections
The Associated Press1 day ago
Armed men attack school in Cameroon's English-speaking areaArmed men attacked a school in Cameroon's southwest English-speaking region, wounding more than 20 people, a government official said Monday
The Associated Press1 day ago
Ethiopian army soldiers attempt to control protestors from the capital and those displaced by ethnic-based violence over the weekend in Burayu, as they demonstrate to demand justice from the government in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. Several thousand Ethiopians have gone out onto the streets of the capital to protest ethnic-based attacks in the outskirts of the city in which more than 20 people died over the weekend. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)
Ethiopians protest in capital against weekend violenceSeveral thousand Ethiopians have gone out onto the capital, Addis Ababa, on Monday morning to protest ethnic-based attacks in the outskirts of the city in which more than 20 people died over the weekend
The Associated Press1 day ago
Deadly ethnic-based attacks erupt near Ethiopia's capitalGovernment officials and residents said overnight ethnic-based attacks in the outskirts of Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, have killed several people and caused scores to flee their homes
The Associated Press2 days ago
At least 9 killed in extremist attacks in Burkina FasoAt least 9 killed in extremist attacks in Burkina Faso as more troops sent to country's east
The Associated Press3 days ago
UN condemns 'direct attack' on peacekeepers in South SudanUN condemns 'direct attack' on peacekeepers in South Sudan by government soldier
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 5, 2011 file photo, Rwandan opposition leader Victoire Ingabire wears handcuffs as she listens to the judge during the her trial in Kigali, Rwanda. Ingabire, one of Rwanda's most prominent opposition leaders, walked free on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 after the government approved the early release of more than 2,100 prisoners with little explanation. (AP Photo/Shant Fabricatorian, File)
Rwanda frees opposition leader, 2,100 others from prisonRwanda's government frees opposition leader, 2,100 others from prison
The Associated Press3 days ago
A man holds an Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) flag as hundreds of thousands of Ethiopians gathered to welcome returning leaders of the once-banned group in the capital Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. The OLF and two other organizations were removed from a list of terror groups earlier this year after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed took office, amid sweeping reforms to bring opposition groups back to politics. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)
Hundreds of thousands in Ethiopia welcome once-banned groupHundreds of thousands in Ethiopia welcome once-banned armed group home to engage in politics
The Associated Press3 days ago
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