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Ex-South African leader files leave to appeal in graft caseFormer South African president Zuma files leave to appeal in corruption case
The Associated Press43 minutes ago
Somali Canadian peace activist was killed by stray bulletSomali Canadian peace activist was killed by stray bullet in Mogadishu, African Union says
The Associated Press3 hours ago
South African viral video of body bag causes alarmSouth African viral video of body bag causes alarm; insurance company says death claim paid
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Passenger on Ethiopian Airlines flight held after bomb claimPassenger on Ethiopian Airlines flight held in Burundi after claiming to have a bomb
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Burkina Faso says 18 extremists killed after attacking baseBurkina Faso says 18 extremists killed after attacking base in the north; 1 gendarme dead
The Associated Press1 day ago
Islamic State group claims responsibility for Mali attackIslamic State group claims responsibility for Mali attack that killed 30 soldiers
The Associated Press1 day ago
Southern Africa’s deadly drought leaving millions hungryThe worst drought some farmers have seen in decades is affecting most of southern Africa
The Associated Press1 day ago
Speedy Bloodhound car finishes testing in South AfricaSpeedy Bloodhound car finishes testing in South Africa as pursuit of world record continues
The Associated Press1 day ago
Rebels kill 8 in eastern Congo as residents protest violenceRebels kill 8 in eastern Congo as residents protest violence, attack trucks with UN mission
The Associated Press1 day ago
Police surround opposition party supporters who had gathered to hear a speech by the country's top opposition leader in Harare, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. Zimbabwean police with riot gear fired tear gas and struck people who had gathered at the opposition party headquarters to hear a speech by the main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa who still disputes his narrow loss to Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Zimbabwe police fire tear gas at opposition supportersZimbabwe police fire tear gas at opposition supporters ahead of leader’s speech
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Sunday Aug. 25, 2019 file photo French President Emmanuel Macron, right, African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina, left, and UNICEF ambassador Angelique Kidjo attend a press conference on the situation in Sahel during the G7 summit in Biarritz, southwestern France. One of Africa's iconic artists, Kiddo, is the voice of a new project aimed at rewriting laws across the African continent that keep millions of women from becoming a more powerful economic force. (Ian Langsdon Pool via AP, File)
Iconic singer hopes to close financing gap for African womenIconic singer Angelique Kidjo hopes to close billion-dollar financing gap for African women
The Associated Press2 days ago
Ethiopia’s leader urges calm as key referendum beginsEthiopia’s leader urges calm as key referendum begins and ethnic groups push for more say
The Associated Press2 days ago
US military drone strike kills senior al-Shabab officialUS military drone strike kills senior al-Shabab official with ‘direct ties’ to al-Qaida
The Associated Press2 days ago
UN warns of mounting humanitarian crisis in Africa’s SahelUN warns of mounting humanitarian crisis in Africa’s Sahel amid surge in extremist attacks
The Associated Press2 days ago
Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita arrives to meet French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace, in Paris Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
Mali says 24 soldiers killed in latest extremist attackMali says 24 soldiers killed in latest extremist attack; wave of assaults has raised alarm
The Associated Press3 days ago
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