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Cape Town artist fights gang violence with beach calligraphyCape Town artist fights cycle of gang violence by teaching youth beach calligraphy
The Associated Press2 days ago
A man and child cross a river on a log filled with mud in Bududa District, Uganda, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. At least 30 people died in mudslides triggered by torrential rains in a mountainous area of eastern Uganda that is prone to such disasters, a Red Cross official said Friday. More victims were likely to be discovered when rescue teams access all the affected areas in the foothills of Mount Elgon, said Red Cross spokeswoman Irene Nakasiita. (AP Photo/ Ronald Kabuubi)
At least 34 die in Uganda mudslides triggered by heavy rainsAt least 34 die in Uganda mudslides triggered by heavy rains; more bodies likely to be found
The Associated Press3 days ago
Italy's PM visits Eritrea to pursue 'rapport' with leaderItaly's PM visits Eritrea to pursue 'rapport' with leader, support new peace with Ethiopia
The Associated Press3 days ago
Nigerian militia frees more than 800 children from its ranksNigerian militia frees more than 800 children from its ranks as it combats Boko Haram
The Associated Press3 days ago
Desmond Tutu back at home after South African hospital stayDesmond Tutu back at home after latest South African hospital stay, regaining strength
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - This April 19, 1994 file photo shows in the front row; Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi, left, President F.W. de Klerk, middle, and African National Congress (ANC) President Nelson Mandela, right, exchanging words at a news conference, while in the back row at center South African Foreign Minister Pik Botha looks over them, in Pretoria, South Africa. Botha, the last foreign minister of South Africa's apartheid era and a contradictory figure who staunchly defended white minority rule but eventually recognized that change was inevitable, died on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 at age 86. Next to Botha, second from right is Roelf Meyer, chief government negotiator, and ANC's Secretary General Cyril Ramaphosa, right. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
Pik Botha, apartheid-era South African minister, dies at 86Pik Botha, South Africa's foreign minister in the last years of apartheid, dies at 86
The Associated Press3 days ago
The Red Cross says at least 34 people have died in mudslides triggered by heavy rains in eastern UgandaThe Red Cross says at least 34 people have died in mudslides triggered by heavy rains in eastern Uganda
The Associated Press3 days ago
Pik Botha, South African foreign minister in the last years of apartheid, has died at age 86, his son saysPik Botha, South African foreign minister in the last years of apartheid, has died at age 86, his son says
The Associated Press3 days ago
UN urges action on marking disputed Sudan-South Sudan borderThe Security Council has voted unanimously to extend the UN peacekeeping force in the disputed Abyei region on the Sudan-South Sudan border for the last time unless both countries demonstrate "measurable progress" on marking their border
The Associated Press4 days ago
AP PHOTOS: Growing up female, across the globeAP PHOTOS: As the world marks the Day of the Girl Child, AP photographers explore what it means to grow up female in 2018
The Associated Press4 days ago
Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, left, stands by Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed during a welome ceremonh upon his arrival at the airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. The two parties will have bilateral discussions on trade, investment, and other matters according to Ethiopia's Prime Minister's office. (AP Photo)
Italy's PM visits Ethiopia and then Eritrea to support peaceItaly's PM visits Ethiopia and then Eritrea to support peace deal, praise sweeping reforms
The Associated Press4 days ago
Gunmen seize Africa's youngest billionaire in TanzaniaGunmen seize Africa's youngest billionaire in Tanzania, which tightens border controls
The Associated Press4 days ago
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