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Burundi opposition rejects referendum, alleges intimidationBurundi opposition rejects vote that could keep leader in power until 2034, alleges threats
The Associated Press19 hours 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 Press1 day 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 Press1 day ago
Burundi counts votes after referendum on president's powerBurundi counts votes after referendum on extending president's power until 2034
The Associated Press1 day 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 Press2 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 Press2 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 Press2 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 Press2 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 Press3 days ago
Rights groups seek prosecution of Gambian ex-leader in GhanaRights groups seek prosecution of Gambian ex-leader in Ghana over killings of migrants
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this Saturday, May 12, 2018 file photo, policemen stand guard as residents gather at the scene where more than 20 people were killed in their homes in an overnight attack in the Ruhagarika community of the rural northwestern province of Cibitoke, in Burundi. Burundians vote Thursday, May 17, 2018 in a referendum that could keep the president in power for another 16 years and threatens to prolong a political crisis that has seen more than 1,000 people killed and hundreds of thousands fleeing the country. (AP Photo, File)
Fearing bloodshed, Burundi faces vote on president's powerFearing further bloodshed, Burundi faces Thursday vote to extend president's power
The Associated Press3 days ago
Mayor: Rebels strike Central African Republic city, kill 6A mayor in Central African Republic says members of a rebel group known as UPC have stormed his city with assault rifles and knives, killing at least six people
The Associated Press4 days ago
Student killed, others hurt amid protests in Senegal's northStudent killed, others wounded amid protests in Senegal's north over university aid
The Associated Press4 days ago
Suspected extremists kill Burkina Faso government officialSuspected extremists kill Burkina Faso government official near border with Mali
The Associated Press4 days ago
2 UN peacekeepers go missing in Congo's southeast2 UN peacekeepers from Benin go missing in Congo's southeast, spokeswoman says
The Associated Press4 days ago
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