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Angola awaits election results amid opposition complaintsAngola awaits election results amid opposition complaints of police firing shots in 1 city
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
Orphaned kids build new lives after Sierra Leone's mudslidesHundreds of orphaned children must build new lives after Sierra Leone's mudslides as child trafficking a concern
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
Child killed in South Sudan when plane strikes houseChild killed in South Sudan when UN-contracted plane strikes house in bad weather
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Angola's MPLA main ruling party candidate and defence minister, Joao Lourenco, shows his ink-stained finger after casting his vote in Luanda, Angola, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. Lourenco is the front-runner to succeed President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who will step down after 38-years in power in an oil-rich country. (AP Photo/Bruno Fonseca)
Angola votes for 1st new president in nearly 4 decadesAngola votes for 1st new president in nearly 4 decades as dos Santos stepping aside
The Associated Press16 hours ago
The Latest: Polls close in Angola as president to step downThe Latest: Polls close in Angola as president to step down after nearly 4 decades
The Associated Press16 hours ago
South African minister faces inquiry in Grace Mugabe scandalSouth Africa's foreign minister faces inquiry in scandal over Zimbabwe's 1st lady
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Chad closing Qatar's embassy there, kicking out diplomatsChad closing Qatar embassy and accusing Gulf nation of trying to destabilize it via Libya
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Armed police stand guard outside the magistrates court in Estcourt, South Africa, Monday, Aug.. 21, 2017, where crowds gathered following the brief court appearance of men accused of killing and eating human flesh.  Police say that five men were arrested after one of them walked into a police station, said he was tired of eating human flesh and produced part of a human leg and a hand. (AP Photo)
South Africa cannibalism case leads to 5 arrestsSouth Africa cannibalism case leads to 5 arrests; 1 suspect said to be traditional healer
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Foreigner returns to testify in South Sudan hotel rampage1st foreigner returns to testify in South Sudan hotel rampage; soldiers accused of rape
The Associated Press20 hours ago
5 killed in landslide in West African nation of GuineaAuthorities in the West African nation of Guinea say at least five people are dead after a landslide buried residents in a suburb of the capital
The Associated Press1 day ago
Un-named alleged member of a terror cell accused of killing 15 people in attacks in Barcelona leaves a Civil Guard base on the outskirts of Madrid before appearing in court in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday Aug. 22, 2017.  Four men were arrested last week for their alleged involvement in the planning or execution of attacks in Barcelona on Thursday and the northeastern resort town of Cambrils early Friday.   (AP Photo)
Moroccans shaken by links to extremist attacks in EuropeAfter yet another deadly attack in Europe involving Moroccans, residents of that country are raising questions about why its emigres are taking up extremism
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this file photo taken Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, rhinos graze in the bush on the edge of Kruger National Park in South Africa. Lawyers for a rhino breeder in South Africa say bidding will start Wednesday in an online auction of 264 rhino horns after a court ordered the government to hand over a permit allowing the sale to proceed. Conservation groups believe it will lead to a surge in rhino poaching that has occurred at record levels in the past decade. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell, File)
South African rhino breeder readies online auction of hornsLawyers for a rhino breeder in South Africa say bidding will start Wednesday in an online auction of 264 rhino horns after a court ordered the government to hand over a permit allowing the sale to proceed
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, June 9, 2015, Angolan President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos, listens during a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Angolans vote Wednesday in an election that will see dos Santos quit after nearly four decades in power. (Wang Zhao/Pool Photo via AP, File)
Angola's dos Santos to quit after 38 years in powerAngolans vote Wednesday in an election that will see President Jose Eduardo dos Santos quit after nearly four decades in power
The Associated Press1 day ago
Somali extremist group confirms killing of senior commanderThe Somali Islamic extremist group al-Shabab is confirming that one of its top commanders was killed by a U.S. airstrike in July
The Associated Press2 days ago
9 UN peacekeepers hurt in Mali by roadside bomb attackU.N. officials say nine peacekeepers have been wounded after their convoy was hit by a roadside bomb in northern Mali
The Associated Press2 days ago
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