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NY archbishop celebrates funeral for US soldier from GhanaNew York's Roman Catholic Archbishop Timothy Dolan celebrates funeral Mass for Army National Guard soldier and native of Ghana who died while rescuing some of more than a dozen people trapped in deadly fire
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Ethiopia vows no military takeover amid latest emergencyEthiopia vows no military takeover after declaring new 6-month state of emergency
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The Latest: US 'strongly disagrees' with Ethiopian emergencyThe Latest: US 'strongly disagrees' with Ethiopia's latest state of emergency
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Trio of suicide bombers kill 20 at crowded market in NigeriaTrio of suicide bombers kill at least 20 at crowded market in northern Nigeria
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Zimbabwe arrests university chief over Grace Mugabe's degreeZimbabwe arrests university official over Grace Mugabe's contested doctoral degree
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Siyabonga Mkhumbuzi, far right, with his wife Nothandekile, left, son Lonwabo, and daughter Emihle, watch television showing South Africa's new President Cyril Ramaphosa addressing parliament, in Katlehong, east of Johannesburg, South Africa, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018.  There are high expectations for Ramaphosa to curb corruption that flourished under his predecessor Jacob Zuma who resigned earlier in the week. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
South African president pledges to "turn tide" on corruptionSouth African President Cyril Ramaphosa says it's time for South Africans to put discord behind them, that country will "turn the tide" on corruption in state institutions this year
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Ethiopia declares state of emergency amid wide protestsEthiopian officials have declared a state of emergency amid widespread anti-government protests that have persisted for more than two years and in which hundreds have been killed and several thousand detained, the majority of whom have since been released
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Ethiopian authorities declare state of emergency as ongoing protests rock the countryEthiopian authorities declare state of emergency as ongoing protests rock the country
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The American flag is burned by around twenty opposition protesters on a road leading the the U.S. embassy, at a demonstration against U.S. Ambassador Robert F. Godec, in Nairobi, Kenya Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. The supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga were protesting a recent statement by eleven western envoys, including those from the United States and Britain, which urged Odinga to recognize President Uhuru Kenyatta as the country's legitimately elected leader. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
Inquest opens on death of baby in Kenya poll violenceAn inquest has started in Kenya's western town of Kisumu into the death of a six-month-old baby who was allegedly hit on the head by police during opposition protests last year against President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election
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3 teachers killed in extremist attack in northeastern KenyaSomalia-based al-Shabab extremists suspected of killing 3 teachers in Kenya attack
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Gunmen shoot dead 18 in northwestern Nigeria over cattleGunmen shoot dead at least 18 in northwestern Nigeria amid tensions over cattle rustling
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Rwanda says 3 Congolese soldiers killed in border clashRwanda says 3 Congolese soldiers killed in border clash while Congo disputes account
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Supporters of Morgan Tsvangirai can hardly hold back their tears outside the party headquarters in Harare, Thursday, Feb, 15, 2018. Zimbabwe's president is expressing condolences over the death of longtime opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai and says upcoming elections must be free and fair "in tribute to him." Tsvangirai, who was the boldest opponent to longtime leader Robert Mugabe, died Wednesday in a Johannesburg hospital at age 65 after a long battle with cancer. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Zimbabwe's president has clear road to election, few rivalsZimbabwe's leader has clear road to election as opposition squabbles after Tsvangirai's death
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Acting President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa addresses Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa Feb. 15, 2018, prior to being sworn in later. Ramaphosa replaces Jacob Zuma who resigned yesterday. (AP Photo/Mike Hutchings / Pool)
South African limbo ends with new president, Cyril RamaphosaCyril Ramaphosa becomes South Africa's president with a message of clean government and inclusiveness, stirring hopes that he can reverse national decline
The Associated Press2 days ago
Nobel winner Tutu says no longer an Oxfam global ambassadorNobel winner Tutu says no longer an Oxfam global ambassador after aid group's sex scandal
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