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Rwanda leader is inaugurated; won nearly 99 percent of voteRwanda's president is inaugurated after winning nearly 99 percent of the vote
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Family members attend a mass funeral for victims of heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent at a cemetery in Sierra Leone, Freetown, Thursday, Aug. 17 , 2017. The government has begun burying the hundreds of people killed earlier this week in mudslides in Sierra Leone's capital, and it warned Thursday of new danger from a large crack that has opened on a mountainside where residents were told to evacuate. (AP Photo/ Manika Kamara)
Sierra Leone mudslides death toll now above 400, UN saysSierra Leone mudslides death toll now above 400 as hundreds still missing, UN says
The Associated Press2 hours ago
The Latest: Chance of Sierra Leone survivors gets 'smaller'The Latest: Chance of Sierra Leone mudslide survivors 'smaller every day,' Red Cross says
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FILE - In this Saturday Feb. 27, 2016 file photo, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, left, and his wife Grace attend his birthday celebrations in Masvingo, Zimbabwe. President Robert Mugabe is in South Africa as his wife is accused of assaulting a young model. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File)
Zimbabwe's first lady remains quiet amid assault claimsZimbabwe's first lady remains quiet amid assault claims as South Africa weighs immunity request
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Sierra Leone mudslides death toll now above 400 as hundreds still missing, UN saysSierra Leone mudslides death toll now above 400 as hundreds still missing, UN says
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Officials say extremist group beheads 3 people in KenyaKenyan officials say suspected Islamic militants have beheaded three people and burnt houses in attack at the coastal county of Lamu
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Burundi: 1 killed, 29 injured in grenade attacks, say policeBurundian police say 1 person has been killed and 29 others injured in overnight grenade attacks in the capital
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Volunteers handle a coffin during a mass funeral for victims of heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent at a cemetery in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. The government has begun burying the 350 people killed earlier this week in mudslides in Sierra Leone's capital, and it warned Thursday of new danger from a large crack that has opened on a mountainside where residents were told to evacuate. (AP Photo/ Kabba Kargbo)
Threat looms of more mudslides in Sierra Leone amid burialsSierra Leone's president has joined with families in paying final respects to victims of this week's mudslides and flooding in the capital, while the government is warning residents to evacuate a mountainside where a large crack opened
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - In this Saturday Feb. 27, 2016 file photo, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, left, and his wife Grace attend his birthday celebrations in Masvingo, Zimbabwe. President Robert Mugabe is in South Africa as his wife is accused of assaulting a young model. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File)
A look at Zimbabwe's first lady, who is accused of assaultA look at Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe, who is accused of assaulting South African model
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Gabriella Engels, looks on during a media conference in Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. The model who accuses Zimbabwe's first lady of assault, 20-year-old Gabriella Engels, has been offered legal assistance by a prominent lawyer Gerrie Nel, who secured the murder conviction of Oscar Pistorius. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
'Red alert' over Zimbabwe first lady, accused of assaultSouth Africa police issue 'red alert' over Zimbabwe first lady, accused of assaulting model
The Associated Press19 hours ago
South African conservationist shot and killed in TanzaniaSouth African conservationist shot and killed in Tanzania, US-based group says
The Associated Press19 hours ago
FILE -- In this June, 2, 2017 file photo Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, left, and his wife Grace follow proceedings during a youth rally in Marondera Zimbabwe. Mugabe is in South Africa as his wife is accused of assaulting a young model. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File)
The Latest: Lawyers for South Africa model consider courtThe Latest: Lawyers for South Africa model considering going to court over Zimbabwe first lady
The Associated Press21 hours ago
US says airstrikes kill 7 al-Shabab fighters in SomaliaUS military says airstrikes kill 7 al-Shabab fighters in Somalia
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Kenya holds memorial service for murdered election officialKenya holds memorial service for murdered, tortured election official
The Associated Press22 hours ago
At least 40 dead in northeast Congo after mudslide hits townAt least 40 dead in northeast Congo after mudslide hits town after heavy rains
The Associated Press22 hours ago
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