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Cameroon calls video showing women shot dead propagandaCameroon calls video showing women with small children being shot dead propaganda
The Associated Press5 days ago
South Sudan lawmakers extend president's term until 2021South Sudan lawmakers extend president's term until 2021, angering armed opposition
The Associated Press5 days ago
Uganda plans military escorts, armored trucks for lawmakersUganda plans military escorts, armored trucks for 400-plus lawmakers amid spending outcry
The Associated Press5 days ago
Opposition party supporters are seen outside the Zimbabwe Election Commission offices during a march for transparency on the streets of Harare, Wednesday, July 11, 2018. The world's oldest person is 141 years of age and lives in Zimbabwe. At least that's according to the country's voters' roll, which has come under sharp scrutiny ahead of the July 30 election, the first in decades without longtime leader Robert Mugabe. The main opposition party has called the voters' roll deeply flawed and the most prominent sign that the election's credibility is at risk. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
The case of the 141-year-old voter: Zimbabwe ballot at riskThe case of the 141-year-old voter: Zimbabwe's election credibility at risk, opposition says
The Associated Press6 days ago
Gang-rapes, lynchings: UN tallies latest South Sudan abusesGang-rapes, people hung from trees: New report blames government troops for South Sudan abuses
The Associated Press7 days ago
A charter plane lays in a field in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday July 10, 2018. The plane crashed killing one person and injuring 20 others with injuries ranging from minor to critical, according to Russel Meiring, a spokesman for paramedic company ER24. (AP Photo/Phil Magakoe)
South Africa charter plane crashes; 1 killed, 20 injuredOne killed, 20 injured in charter plane crash near South Africa's capital
The Associated Press7 days ago
Zimbabwe faces accusations of leaking voters' personal dataZimbabwe's ruling party, election commission face accusations of leaking voters' personal data
The Associated Press7 days ago
Nigeria military hands 180 child soldiers to UN, governmentNigeria's military command says it has handed to the government and the United Nations more than 180 former child soldiers who had been arrested or rescued in various military operations in Nigeria's northeast
The Associated Press8 days ago
In this grab taken from video provided by ERITV, Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, left and Erirea's President Isaias Afwerki observe the Guard or Honour during a welcome ceremony for Ahmed, in Asmara, Eritrea, Sunday, July 8, 2018. With laughter and hugs, the leaders of longtime rivals Ethiopia and Eritrea met for the first time in nearly two decades Sunday amid a rapid and dramatic diplomatic thaw aimed at ending one of Africa's longest-running conflicts. (ERITV via AP)
Ethiopia, Eritrea restore diplomatic relations, phone callsEthiopian and Eritrean leaders formally restored relations Monday, ending 20 years of enmity, and citizens from both counties immediately began phoning each other to get back in touch
The Associated Press8 days ago
South Sudan cancels Independence Day celebrations amid warSouth Sudan, the world's youngest nation, has canceled Independence Day celebrations for the third year in a row as a devastating civil war grinds on
The Associated Press8 days ago
Son of former South African president faces corruption caseSon of former South African president Jacob Zuma gets bail in corruption case linked to his father's scandal-tainted tenure
The Associated Press9 days ago
In this grab taken from video provided by ERITV, Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, centre right is welcomed by Erirea's President Isaias Afwerki as he disembarks the plane, in Asmara, Eritrea, Sunday, July 8, 2018. With laughter and hugs, the leaders of longtime rivals Ethiopia and Eritrea met for the first time in nearly two decades Sunday amid a rapid and dramatic diplomatic thaw aimed at ending one of Africa's longest-running conflicts. (ERITV via AP)
With hugs, leaders of Ethiopia, Eritrea restore relationsEspousing love between their two countries, the leaders of longtime adversaries Ethiopia and Eritrea agreed Sunday to restore diplomatic relations after nearly 20 years and to open the border between their neighboring Horn of Africa countries
The Associated Press9 days ago
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