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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, smiles as he arrives at Uhuru Park, Nairobi, Kenya, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, as he leads the nation in marking Mashujaa Day (Heroes Day). (AP Photo/Sayyid Abdul Azim)
Kenya's leader urges peace ahead of vote as tensions riseKenya's leader urges peace ahead of vote as ethnic tensions rise in capital
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Somalia roadside bombing kills 6 north of MogadishuSomalia roadside bombing kills 6 north of Mogadishu, injures 3 others
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Ethiopia: 11 killed in continued violence in restive regionRegional officials in Ethiopia confirmed 11 people were killed in clashes in the restive Oromia region on Saturday as the country continues to experience massive anti-government protests that at times lead to ethnic violence
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Namibian diamond town opens gates to the publicA diamond-mining town in Namibia that previously restricted visitors has opened to the public in hopes of boosting tourism and diversifying its economy
The Associated Press17 hours ago
African rhino injures poacher in rare reversal of fortunesA rhino turned the tables on a suspected poacher in Namibia, charging and injuring the man while he was allegedly tracking it
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Men walk near destroyed buildings as thousands of Somalis gathered to pray at the site of the country's deadliest attack and to mourn the hundreds of victims, at the site of the attack in Mogadishu, Somalia Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. More than 300 people were killed and nearly 400 wounded in Saturday's truck bombing, with scores missing. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
Somalia readies for 'state of war' as death toll up to 358Somalia readies for 'state of war' against al-Shabab as death toll reaches 358
The Associated Press1 day ago
13 soldiers killed in latest attack on Niger's military13 soldiers killed in latest attack on Niger's military; assailants are unknown
The Associated Press1 day ago
Kenya helicopter carrying 5 plunges into lake after takeoffKenya helicopter carrying 5 plunges into lake after takeoff; was involved in election campaign
The Associated Press1 day ago
With single weekly flight, remote St. Helena extends welcomeWith new single weekly flight, remote St. Helena island extends welcome
The Associated Press1 day ago
Men walk near destroyed buildings as thousands of Somalis gathered to pray at the site of the country's deadliest attack and to mourn the hundreds of victims, at the site of the attack in Mogadishu, Somalia Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. More than 300 people were killed and nearly 400 wounded in Saturday's truck bombing, with scores missing. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
Somalia's death toll now at 358 as 'state of war' plannedSomalia's death toll now at 358 as president set to announce 'state of war' on al-Shabab
The Associated Press2 days ago
Men walk near destroyed buildings as thousands of Somalis gathered to pray at the site of the country's deadliest attack and to mourn the hundreds of victims, at the site of the attack in Mogadishu, Somalia Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. More than 300 people were killed and nearly 400 wounded in Saturday's truck bombing, with scores missing. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
The Latest: Somalia to announce 'state of war' on al-ShababThe Latest: Somalia to announce 'state of war,' new offensive against al-Shabab after attack
The Associated Press2 days ago
Somalia's leader to announce 'state of war,' new offensive on al-Shabab after deadliest attackSomalia's leader to announce 'state of war,' new offensive on al-Shabab after deadliest attack
The Associated Press2 days ago
Somalia minister says death toll rises to 358 in country's worst-ever attackSomalia minister says death toll rises to 358 in country's worst-ever attack
The Associated Press2 days ago
140 arrested in Malawi after mob attacks on 'vampires'140 arrested in Malawi after deadly mob attacks on suspected 'vampires'
The Associated Press2 days ago
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, waves to the crowd through a bullet proof car as he arrives at Uhuru Park, Nairobi, Kenya, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, on Mashujaa Day (Heroes Day). (AP Photo/Sayyid Abdul Azim)
Kenya's police say 4 killed in opposition demonstrationsKenya's police say 4 killed in opposition demonstrations in recent days as new vote approaches
The Associated Press2 days ago
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