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Ugandan pop star, government critic, to face military courtUgandan pop star, an outspoken government critic, to face military court after clashes
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
Mali's president wins runoff vote with more than 67 percentMali's president wins runoff election with more than 67 percent of the vote
The Associated Press41 minutes ago
Mali's president wins runoff election with more than 67 percent of the voteMali's president wins runoff election with more than 67 percent of the vote
The Associated Press47 minutes ago
Official: British PM to visit Kenya in first visit to AfricaKenya's foreign minister says British Prime Minister Theresa May will visit the country at the end of the month, in her first visit to Africa since taking over from David Cameron in July 2016
The Associated Press14 hours ago
United States Ambassador to Zimbabwe Brian Nichols, left, is seen during a courtesy call with Zimbabwean President elect Emmerson Mnangagwa at his official residence State House in Harare, Wednesday, Aug, 15, 2018. Nichols emphasised the need to respect human rights as Zimbabwe awaits a court ruling on whether the election results are valid.  (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Zimbabwe president urges court to toss opposition challengeZimbabwe's president urges court to toss opposition challenge to election
The Associated Press18 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, March, 9, 2016 file photo Sheffra Dzamara, right, wife to abducted activist Itai Dzamara, holds a placard calling for his return during a demonstration to commemorate a year since his disappearance. Amnesty International's new leader, Kumi Naidoo, says his first act is writing to Zimbabwe's next president about the disappearance of Dzamara, saying "whoever leads the new government must move to undo the injustices of the past." Kumi Naidoo's focus on Dzamara, who disappeared in 2015 under Zimbabwe's former leader Robert Mugabe, puts further pressure on President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa's government to acknowledge past abuses.(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File)
New Amnesty International leader's 1st move targets ZimbabweNew Amnesty International leader's 1st move targets Zimbabwe, 'injustices of the past'
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Sex offender stripped of US citizenship, will be deportedA North Carolina man who federal authorities say sexually abused his stepdaughter has been stripped of his United States citizenship and will be deported to Ghana
The Associated Press22 hours ago
In heart of West Africa, Burkina Faso faces rising extremismIn heart of West Africa, Burkina Faso faces rising extremism; 'The area belongs to them'
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Uganda opposition figure held after anti-president protestUganda opposition figure detained after driver slain in clashes amid protest against president
The Associated Press1 day ago
Ethiopian special police force kills 41, official saysEthiopian special police force kills 41, official says, as ethnic tensions challenge new PM
The Associated Press1 day ago
Congo's top opposition parties talk possible joint candidateCongo's top opposition parties discuss possible joint candidate for December presidential vote
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Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa addresses people during a Heroes' Day event to commemorate the lives of those who died in the southern African country's 1970s war against white minority rule, in Harare, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Zimbabwe's president has called on the troubled country to unite and "put the election period behind us and embrace the future" in his first public address since winning disputed elections. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa urges nation to move beyond electionsZimbabwe's president has called on the troubled country to unite and "put the election period behind us and embrace the future" in his first public address since winning disputed elections
The Associated Press2 days ago
2, including Chinese tourist, killed in Kenya hippo attacksA Chinese tourist was attacked and killed by a hippo while taking pictures on the edge of Lake Naivasha in Kenya's Rift Valley, just hours after a local fisherman was mauled to death in the same area
The Associated Press3 days ago
Kenya president urges citizens to arrest the corruptKenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is urging the nation's young people to make citizen's arrests of those suspected of corruption, a vice that is endemic in the country
The Associated Press3 days ago
A woman casts her ballot during Presidential second round election in Bamako, Mali, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. Malians are voting Sunday in a second round presidential election with incumbent Ibrahim Boubacar Keita facing off against opposition leader Soumaila Cisse.(AP Photo/Annie Risemberg)
Malians vote in presidential runoff amid attacks, threatsMalians voted Sunday in a runoff presidential election to determine if incumbent Ibrahim Boubacar Keita will remain in office in this sprawling West African nation threatened by rising extremist violence
The Associated Press3 days ago
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