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EU suspends Kenya water conservation funding over killingThe European Union has suspended funding for conservation of Kenya's natural water towers after a tribesman was shot and killed by government forest service guards
The Associated Press9 hours ago
2 Americans, 2 Canadians kidnapped in central Nigeria2 Americans, 2 Canadians kidnapped by gunmen in central Nigeria; 2 policemen killed
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Supporters of opposition leader Merara Gudina, wait for his release, in Burayu, Ethiopia, Wednesday, Jan. 17 2018. Ethiopia's top opposition figure and hundreds of others were released from prison on Wednesday as part of the government's recent pledge to free detained politicians and "widen the democratic space for all" after the worst anti-government protests in a quarter-century. Gudina led the Oromo Federalist Congress party and was arrested a year ago under the country's state of emergency after he returned from Europe, where he had briefed European lawmakers on widespread and sometimes deadly anti-government protests. (AP Photo/Elias Meseret)
Ethiopia releases top opposition figure from prisonEthiopia releases top opposition figure from prison after vow to free detained politicians
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Suicide attack at market in Nigeria's Maiduguri kills 1212 killed, 48 others wounded in double suicide attack at market in Nigeria's Maiduguri city
The Associated Press13 hours ago
12 killed, 48 others wounded in double suicide attack at market in Nigeria's Maiduguri city12 killed, 48 others wounded in double suicide attack at market in Nigeria's Maiduguri city
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Challenge in Uganda against removing presidential age limitUganda's removal of presidential age limit from constitution sees legal challenge
The Associated Press14 hours ago
South Africa targets McKinsey firm in corruption scandalSouth Africa targets McKinsey consultancy firm in corruption scandal
The Associated Press18 hours ago
In this Monday, Jan.15, 2018, photo, people freed by Nigeria Army line up in Maiduguri Nigeria. Nigeria's army released 244 Boko Haram suspects who have denounced their membership of the deadly extremist group, Nigerian army officials said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Jossy Ola)
Nigerian army releases 244 suspects who denounced Boko HaramNigeria's army has released 244 Boko Haram suspects who have denounced their membership in the deadly extremist group
The Associated Press1 day ago
Ethiopian Airlines to re-launch Zambia's national carrierEthiopian Airlines says it has finalized an agreement with Zambia to re-launch the southern African country's national carrier
The Associated Press1 day ago
Ghana police arrest, question 3 men found with explosivesGhana's police say they are questioning 3 men who were arrested Monday after being found with explosives
The Associated Press1 day ago
Liberia president rejects her expulsion from political partyLiberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has rejected her expulsion from the governing party as illegal, saying she will appeal the decision
The Associated Press1 day ago
South Sudan's cease-fire broken by both sides, say monitorsSixteen people have been killed, including three children, since South Sudan's cease-fire started less than a month ago, say monitors
The Associated Press1 day ago
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