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Families of Nigeria missing girls call for UN helpFamily members of the Nigerian school girls who were kidnapped by Islamic militants four years ago are now calling for the U.N. to intervene to find out their fate
The Associated Press10 days ago
German expat kidnapped in northern Nigeria, police sayAuthorities in northern Nigeria say a German engineer has been abducted by gunmen in the town of Kano
The Associated Press10 days ago
3 officials resign in Kenya's electoral body over poll probe3 commissioners from Kenya's electoral commission say they've resigned over the suspension of the chief executive officer who was sent on compulsory leave to pave way for wider investigations into the conduct of the commission in last year's elections.
The Associated Press10 days ago
French army describes 'underhanded' extremist attack in MaliThe French army says a deadly extremist attack on a U.N. military camp in northern Mali was "particularly sophisticated and underhanded."
The Associated Press11 days ago
South Sudan's refugee flow is often a children's crisisSouth Sudan's refugee flow is often a children's crisis; many youth left alone
The Associated Press11 days ago
A military vehicle carries the coffin of struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, after her funeral service at the Orlando Stadium in Soweto, South Africa, Saturday, April 14, 2018 on route for burial. Madikizela-Mandela died on April 2 at the age of 81. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
'Winnie!' South Africa bids farewell to Madikizela-Mandela'Winnie!' South Africa bids emotional farewell to anti-apartheid icon Madikizela-Mandela
The Associated Press12 days ago
The Latest: Anti-apartheid icon Madikizela-Mandela is buriedThe Latest: Anti-apartheid icon Madikizela-Mandela buried after tens of thousands at funeral
The Associated Press12 days ago
Uganda 'considering' Israel's request to take 500 migrantsUganda 'positively considering' Israel request to take 500 deported migrants; 1st sign of deal
The Associated Press13 days ago
Uganda says 11 lions killed by suspected poisoning in parkUganda says 11 lions killed by suspected poisoning in popular wildlife park
The Associated Press13 days ago
In Africa, US special forces shifting approach on extremismUS special forces: Africa's fight against extremism to be 'frustratingly, unsatisfyingly slow'
The Associated Press13 days ago
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