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At least 16 dead in pair of bombings in Somalia's BaidoaAt least 16 dead, dozens wounded in pair of bombings in Somali town of Baidoa, police say
The Associated Press7 days ago
Police say at least 7 killed in suicide bombing at restaurant in Somali town of BaidoaPolice say at least 7 killed in suicide bombing at restaurant in Somali town of Baidoa
The Associated Press7 days ago
In this photo of Friday Oct. 12, 2018, Kyadondo MP Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine poses for a photo, in Nairobi Kenya.  Popular young opposition leaders from East Africa say they are uniting efforts with others in West and Southern Africa to form a movement to drive change against the misrule that has plagued the continent. Kenyan legislator Babu Owino said late Friday in a talk with Ugandan pop star-turned-opposition figure Robert Kyagulanyi and Kenyan activist-turned-politician Boniface Mwangi they are reaching out to South Africa's Julius Malema and Zimbabwe's Nelson Chamisa, among others. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)
African youth opposition movement aims to drive changePopular young opposition leaders from east Africa they are uniting with likeminded people in West and Southern Africa to form a movement to drive change across the continent
The Associated Press7 days ago
Leaking Nigeria pipeline explodes, killing at least 19Leaking Nigeria pipeline explodes, killing at least 19 people; suspected oil thieves blamed
The Associated Press7 days ago
Cape Town artist fights gang violence with beach calligraphyCape Town artist fights cycle of gang violence by teaching youth beach calligraphy
The Associated Press7 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 Press8 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 Press8 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 Press8 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 Press8 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 Press8 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 Press9 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 Press9 days ago
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