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In this photo taken Thursday March 15, 2018, a man demonstrates using an electronic voting machine that will be used later in the year for the next election, in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. Congo's government is moving forward with plans to use electronic voting machines in this year's highly anticipated presidential election despite warnings from watchdog groups that transparency and credibility could suffer. (AP Photo/John Bompengo)
Voting machines raise worries in Congo ahead of electionsVoting machines raise worries in Congo ahead of long-delayed presidential elections
The Associated Press2 hours ago
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir, right, is greeted by Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, left, as he arrives at the office of Ethiopia's Prime Minister for a meeting with South Sudan's opposition leader Riek Machar, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. South Sudan's warring leaders met face-to-face for the first time in almost two years on Wednesday amid efforts to end a five-year civil war. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)
South Sudan's warring leaders meet for 1st time since 2016South Sudan's warring leaders meet face-to-face for 1st time in nearly 2 years
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Eritrea sending delegation to rival Ethiopia for peace talksEritrea sends 1st delegation to rival Ethiopia since 1998 for peace talks; 'positive signals'
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Cameroon: 84 soldiers, police killed in separatist clashesCameroon: 84 soldiers, police killed in months of clashes with English-language separatists
The Associated Press18 hours ago
At least 10 miners killed in collapse in Zambia, police sayAt least 10 miners killed in mine dump collapse in Zambia, police say
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Rights groups warn Gambia after 2 shot dead in protestRights groups warn Gambia's government after 2 shot dead by police in protest
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Residents accuse Mali army of killing at least 25 civiliansResidents accuse Mali army of killing at least 25 civilians in region where extremists operate
The Associated Press1 day ago
South Sudan warring leaders to meet Wednesday, Ethiopia saysSouth Sudan's warring leaders to meet Wednesday for 1st time in nearly 2 years, Ethiopia says
The Associated Press1 day ago
2 activists killed in Gambia in protests against sand miningGambian police say two environmental activists were killed during protests against a sand mining company amid clashes with paramilitary forces
The Associated Press2 days ago
8 Kenyan police killed by roadside bomb in country's eastA Kenyan legislator says eight police officers have died in his constituency after the vehicle they were travelling in was hit by a roadside bomb planted suspected extremists
The Associated Press3 days ago
6 suicide bombers kill 20 in northeastern NigeriaNigerian police and military officials say that six suicide bombers killed at least 20 people in northeastern Nigeria
The Associated Press3 days ago
Senator calls for investigation into possible fish fraudSenator asks NOAA and FTC to investigate sustainable seafood distributor after AP investigation finds the company was saying one thing but selling another
The Associated Press5 days ago


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