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Delegates arrive Saturday Dec. 16, 2017 at the ruling African National Congress (ANC) elective conference in Johannesburg. The fight to replace South Africa's scandal-prone President Jacob Zuma is set to begin as thousands of delegates of the ruling party gather to elect a new leader. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
South Africa ruling party's fight for its future kicks offSouth Africa ruling party's fight for its future kicks off; delegates to elect Zuma successor
The Associated Press1 hour ago
What new president? Rural Zimbabweans missed Mugabe dramaWhat new president? Some in rural Zimbabwe missed the Mugabe drama; a challenge for reforms
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Nigeria troops arrest 400-plus Boko Haram fighters, familiesNigeria troops arrest more than 400 Boko Haram fighters, along with wives and children
The Associated Press3 hours ago
The Latest: South Africa ruling party meeting delayedThe Latest: South Africa ruling party's meeting to replace president is delayed
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Who will lead South Africa's ANC? A look at top candidatesWho will lead South Africa's ANC party and likely the nation? A look at top candidates
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - Clouds of ash from Mount Agung volcano are lit with warm sunset light in Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia, on Nov. 30, 2017. Authorities have told tens of thousands of people to leave an area extending 10 kilometers (6 miles) from the volcano as it belches volcanic materials into the air. Mount Agung's last major eruption in 1963 killed about 1,100 people. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati, File)
2017 in review: 'Disruption, despair and dumpster fires'2017 produces relentless string of violence, natural disasters, refugee crises, political turmoil and other news that was difficult to turn away from
The Associated Press15 hours ago
FILE -- In this Friday Nov. 24, 2017 file photo Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa, center, and his wife Auxillia, right, leave after the presidential inauguration ceremony in the capital Harare, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe's new president is taking steps to differentiate himself from his ousted mentor, Robert Mugabe, as he tries to win over the country before next year's elections. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
Zimbabwe ruling party seals Mugabe's fall from graceZimbabwe ruling party seals Mugabe's fall from grace, positions new leader for election
The Associated Press20 hours ago
The Latest: Zimbabwe leader: Little opposition ahead of voteThe Latest: Zimbabwe's leader says no opposition to speak of ahead of next year's election
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Senegal's new airport faces 24-hour strike by workersSenegal's new airport faces 24-hour strike by air traffic controllers, stranding travelers
The Associated Press21 hours ago
10 killed as police clash with illegal miners in Nigeria10 killed as police clash with illegal miners in northeast Nigeria, residents say
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Nigeria governors approve $1 billion to fight Boko HaramNigeria governors approve $1 billion to fight Boko Haram after deadly attacks on the rise
The Associated Press1 day ago
3,100 migrants repatriated from Libya in recent days3,100 stranded migrants repatriated from Libya in recent days, emergency task force says
The Associated Press1 day ago
Civilians walk past as Somali police cadets, background center-left, arrive to help carry away the dead and injured following a suicide bomb attack on a police academy in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. An Islamic extremist suicide bomber disguised as a police officer killed over a dozen and injured at least 20 at a police academy in Somalia's capital on Thursday, police said. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
Suicide bomber kills 18 at Somalia police academySuicide bomber kills 18 at Somalia police academy; was disguised as an officer
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE -- In this Friday Nov. 24, 2017 file photo Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa, center, and his wife Auxillia, right, leave after the presidential inauguration ceremony in the capital Harare, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe's new president is taking steps to differentiate himself from his ousted mentor, Robert Mugabe, as he tries to win over the country before next year's elections. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
Zimbabwe's new leader begins journey to key 2018 electionZimbabwe's new leader begins journey to 2018 election as he tries to leave Mugabe's shadow
The Associated Press1 day ago
The Latest: Zimbabwe's new leader wants sanctions liftedThe Latest: Zimbabwe's new leader wants sanctions lifted to help revive shattered economy
The Associated Press2 days ago
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