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4 killed in shootout with extremists in Burkina Faso capital4 killed in shootout with extremists on outskirts of Burkina Faso's capital
The Associated Press1 day ago
UN envoy: Ending corruption and trafficking key in LibyaThe UN envoy for Libya warns that the oil-rich country's "perverse economic model" based on corruption and trafficking in people and goods "must be shattered" to end its political crisis and progress toward stability and democratic elections this year
The Associated Press1 day ago
A Burundian policeman casts his vote in the constitutional referendum in Buye, north of Ngozi, in northern Burundi Thursday, May 17, 2018. The country is voting in a referendum proposing constitutional changes that could extend President Pierre Nkurunziza's rule until 2034. (AP Photo/Berthier Mugiraneza)
Burundi votes to allow president to extend time in powerBurundians vote in favor of amending the constitution, opening the door for the president to possibly rule until 2034
The Associated Press2 days ago
Henri van Breda arrives in the High Court in Cape Town, South Africa, Monday May 21, 2018 to hear the verdict in his case. Van Breda is accused of murdering three members of his family with an ax. (AP Photo/Nasied Manie)
South African man, 23, found guilty of ax murders of familyA South African man has been found guilty of murdering three members of his immediate family on Monday, more than three years after the gruesome attack in an upscale housing estate that shocked the nation
The Associated Press2 days ago
South African man,23, found guilty of ax murder of parents and brotherSouth African man,23, found guilty of ax murder of parents and brother
The Associated Press2 days ago
Cameroon holiday hit by violence in English-speaking areasCameroon's national day Sunday was marked by violence in its troubled English-speaking region, with two policemen killed, soldiers wounded and a mayor kidnapped by suspected armed separatists
The Associated Press2 days ago
Burundi opposition rejects referendum, alleges intimidationBurundi opposition rejects vote that could keep leader in power until 2034, alleges threats
The Associated Press4 days ago
Ethiopia says Saudi Arabia to free 1,000 detained citizensEthiopia says Saudi Arabia to free 1,000 detained citizens; many detained in migrant crackdown
The Associated Press4 days ago
US aid group says 8 abducted staffers freed in South SudanUS aid group World Vision says 8 abducted local staffers are freed in South Sudan
The Associated Press5 days ago
Burundi counts votes after referendum on president's powerBurundi counts votes after referendum on extending president's power until 2034
The Associated Press5 days ago
Congo health ministry announces 11 new confirmed Ebola cases, 2 deaths in suspected cases amid outbreak in northwestCongo health ministry announces 11 new confirmed Ebola cases, 2 deaths in suspected cases amid outbreak in northwest
The Associated Press5 days ago
UN peacekeeper killed in ambush in Central African RepublicUN peacekeeper killed in ambush in Central African Republic, with 8 others wounded
The Associated Press6 days ago
Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza speaks to the media after casting his vote in the constitutional referendum in Buye, north of Ngozi, in northern Burundi Thursday, May 17, 2018. The country is voting in a referendum proposing constitutional changes that could extend President Pierre Nkurunziza's rule until 2034. (AP Photo/Berthier Mugiraneza)
Burundi votes on extending president's power until 2034Burundi votes on extending president's power until 2034; 'intimidations of all sorts'
The Associated Press6 days ago
2 UN peacekeepers freed in Congo's southeastAn official in Congo says two United Nations peacekeepers have been released after being held by rebels in the country's southeast
The Associated Press6 days ago
Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan agree to study filling of Nile damEthiopia, Egypt, Sudan agree to study filling of Africa's largest hydroelectric dam
The Associated Press7 days ago
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