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Authorities arrest 22 after massacre in southern SenegalAuthorities in Senegal have arrested 22 people following a massacre in the country's southern Casamance region where the suspects had been looking for firewood in the forest
The Associated Press4 days ago
Official: Cameroon bus crash kills at least 21, injures 38A governor in Cameroon says at least 21 people have been killed and at least 38 are injured after a bus veered off a road and crashed into a tree in a ravine
The Associated Press5 days ago
Liberia ruling party expels president for not supporting VPLiberia's outgoing governing party says it has voted to expel President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf because of her alleged decision not to support her vice president in the latest presidential poll
The Associated Press5 days ago
Bernice King, the daughter of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., is seen outside of The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change in Atlanta on Wed., Jan. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Robert Ray)
Racial firestorm surrounds Trump at MLK holidayThe first Martin Luther King Jr. holiday of Donald Trump's presidency is taking place amid a racial firestorm of Trump's own making
The Associated Press6 days ago
FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a prison reform roundtable in the Roosevelt Room of the Washington. Many parts of the world were shocked by Trump’s vulgar insult of Africa, at least once foreign-language news organizations figured out how to translate the epithet. Japanese media went with translations ranging from simply “filthy” to the more vivid “dripping with excrement.” Chinese state media went with “fenkeng,” which means “cesspit.” And some African outlets decided to use a word meaning “dirty countries” and leave it at that. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
World media struggle to translate Trump's Africa insultPresident Donald Trump's vulgar insult of Africa was a puzzle for many foreign media organizations, which didn't have a ready translation of it
The Associated Press6 days ago
FILE - These images provided by the U.S. Army show, from left, Staff Sgt. Bryan C. Black, 35, of Puyallup, Wash.; Staff Sgt. Jeremiah W. Johnson, 39, of Springboro, Ohio; Sgt. La David Johnson of Miami Gardens, Fla.; and Staff Sgt. Dustin M. Wright, 29, of Lyons, Ga. All four were killed in Niger, when a joint patrol of American and Niger forces was ambushed on Oct. 4, 2017,  by militants believed linked to the Islamic State group.  The Mauritanian Nouakchott News Agency reported Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 that Abu al-Walid al-Sahrawi with the self-professed IS affiliate claimed responsibility for the Oct. 4 ambush about 120 miles (200 kilometers) north of Niger's capital, Niamey.  (U.S. Army via AP)
Islamic State group offshoot claims 2017 Niger attack on USIslamic State group offshoot claims deadly attack on US troops in Niger in 2017
The Associated Press6 days ago
Kenya says 1 killed as suspected al-Shabab attack convoyKenya says 1 killed, several hurt as suspected al-Shabab extremists attack police convoy
The Associated Press6 days ago
South Africa party storms H&M stores over monkey shirt adSouth Africa opposition party storms H&M stores over monkey sweatshirt ad
The Associated Press6 days ago
African ambassadors to UN blast Trump remark as 'racist'African ambassadors to UN blast Trump remark as 'outrageous, racist' and demand apology
The Associated Press6 days ago
Newly-elected ruling African National Congress (ANC) party president, Cyril Ramaphosa, right, and former ANC President and South African President Jacob Zuma, left, attend the party's 106th birthday celebrations in East London, South Africa, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. Ramaphosa, addressed supporters for the first time since being elected last month. (AP Photo)
South Africa's new party leader targets 'billions' in graftSouth Africa's new party leader targets 'billions' in graft that hurt economy; Zuma booed
The Associated Press6 days ago
Zimbabwe's new leader describes risky escape after firingZimbabwe's new leader describes risky escape after firing by Mugabe, 'elimination' plot
The Associated Press6 days ago
Senegal residents call for justice after deadly attackSenegal residents call for justice after attack kills 14 in Casamance region
The Associated Press7 days ago
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