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People walk past a bill board showing Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagawa, in Harare Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa arrived in Harare late Monday after cutting short his fund-raising trip in order to address the country's economic crisis and crackdown. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Zimbabwe leader: Violence by security forces 'unacceptable'Zimbabwe leader says security forces' violence 'unacceptable;' doctors say more victims feared
The Associated Press11 hours ago
The Latest: Zimbabwe troops assaulting people in capitalThe Latest: Witnesses say Zimbabwe troops still assaulting people after president condemned it
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A worker lays flowers in honor of the dead outside the gate of the dusitD2 hotel complex which was attacked last week, at a wreath-laying event organized by the hotel complex management in Nairobi, Kenya Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019.  The ceremony took place at 3:05pm on Tuesday, exactly a week after the attack by gunmen and a suicide bomber on the hotel and office complex in Kenya's capital. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
Last moments of Kenya attack victims revealed at memorial'The gunshots are coming closer and closer'; new details emerge in account of extremist attack on Nairobi hotel, office complex
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Liberia's footballer president Weah marks year in officeLiberia's footballer president Weah marks year in office amid allegations of big spending
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Ugandan troops enter South Sudan in possible violationNumber of Ugandan troops enter South Sudan in possible violation of UN arms embargo
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Uganda deports French, Rwandan nationals in security threatUganda deports French, Rwandan nationals accused of compromising country's security
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Mali al-Qaida branch claims responsibility for attack on UNSITE Intelligence Group says Mali's al-Qaida branch has claimed responsibility for an attack on a United Nations peacekeeping mission that killed at least 10 peacekeepers and wounded at least 25 others in northern Mali's Kidal region
The Associated Press1 day ago
Burkina Faso names new government amid extremist threatsIn a decree read on Burkina Faso National Television, the president has nominated a new prime minister after a mass resignation last week
The Associated Press1 day ago
File-This jan. 10, 2019, file photo shows opposition candidate Martin Fayulu speaking to the press at his headquarters in Kinshasa, Congo.  Congo's Constitutional Court early Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019,  declared the election of Felix Tshisekedi as president, rejecting challenges to the vote by runner-up Fayulu, who had alleged fraud. Tshisekedi, son of the late, charismatic opposition leader Etienne, is now set to be inaugurated on Tuesday.(AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
Congo inauguration postponed; police stop opposition rallyCongo police dispersed a gathering Monday of supporters waiting to hear a speech by losing presidential candidate Martin Fayulu
The Associated Press1 day ago
Kenyan court orders 4 more attack suspects to be held4 people suspected of helping Islamic extremists attack a hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital last week have appeared in court
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Zimbabwe's High Court rules internet shutdown illegal, orders government to restore full internet to the country.Zimbabwe's High Court rules internet shutdown illegal, orders government to restore full internet to the country.
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 file photo, protestors gather near a burning tire during a demonstration over the hike in fuel prices in Harare, Zimbabwe. 2019 is already a busy year for internet shutdowns in Africa, with governments ordering cutoffs as soon as a crisis appears. Zimbabwe ordered a “total internet shutdown” in recent days during protests over a dramatic fuel price increase and a resulting deadly crackdown. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File)
The Latest: Zimbabwe president returns to address crisisThe Latest: Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa arrived in Harare late Monday after cutting short his fund-raising trip in order to address the country's economic crisis and crackdown
The Associated Press1 day ago
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa, left, arrives at Robert Mugabe International Airport in Harare, Zimbabwe, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. Mnangagwa arrived in Harare late Monday after cutting short his fund-raising trip in order to address the country's economic crisis and crackdown. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Zimbabwe's president returns amid economic crisis, crackdownZimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa arrived in Harare late Monday after cutting short his fund-raising trip in order to address the country's economic crisis and crackdown
The Associated Press1 day ago
Kenyan police say attack on Chinese facilities is repelledKenyan police say gunmen opened fire on Chinese construction facilities in eastern Kenya, days after Islamic extremists claimed responsibility for a Nairobi attack
The Associated Press2 days ago
File-This jan. 10, 2019, file photo shows opposition candidate Martin Fayulu speaking to the press at his headquarters in Kinshasa, Congo.  Congo's Constitutional Court early Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019,  declared the election of Felix Tshisekedi as president, rejecting challenges to the vote by runner-up Fayulu, who had alleged fraud. Tshisekedi, son of the late, charismatic opposition leader Etienne, is now set to be inaugurated on Tuesday.(AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
Congo on brink of 1st peaceful transfer with Tshisekeid winCongo on the brink of first peaceful, democratic transfer of power since independence in 1960 after the Constitutional Court on Sunday confirmed the presidential election victory of Felix Tshisekedi, although questions remain about the result
The Associated Press2 days ago
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