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Nigeria: IS-linked extremists kill abducted health workerNigeria says IS-linked extremists kill abducted health worker despite Red Cross' urgent plea
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016 file photo, Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh shows his inked finger before voting in Banjul, Gambia. Gambia has launched a truth, reconciliation and reparations commission, launched Monday Oct. 15, 2018, to lay bare abuses committed under the 22-year rule of former leader Yahya Jammeh, with President Adama Barrow declaring the country's "dark days" are over. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
'Dark days' over: Gambia launches truth, reconciliation body'Dark days' are over as Gambia launches truth, reconciliation commission to probe Jammeh era
The Associated Press5 hours ago
US military airstrike in Somalia kills 4 al-Shabab fightersUS airstrike in Somalia kills 4 al-Shabab fighters; more than 2 dozen such strikes this year
The Associated Press9 hours ago
An armed soldier stand guard at Zobe junction during the anniversary an explosion in the capital of Mogadishu, Somalia, Sunday Oct. 14, 2018. Somalia is marking the first anniversary of one of the world's deadliest attacks since 9/11, a truck bombing in the heart of Mogadishu that killed well over 500 people. The Oct. 14, 2017 attack was so devastating that the al-Shabab extremist group that often targets the capital never claimed responsibility amid the local outrage. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
Somalia marks 1 year since devastating Mogadishu bombingSomalia marks 1 year since Mogadishu bombing, among world's deadliest attacks since 9/11
The Associated Press1 day ago
Red Cross urges Nigerian militants to spare 2 health workers'We urge you for mercy': Red Cross asks IS-linked Nigerian extremists to spare 2 health workers
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Idaho wildlife official under fire for Africa hunting tripThe judgment of an Idaho Fish and Game Commission member is being questioned after he shared photos of himself posing with a family of baboons, including young baboons, he killed while hunting in Africa
The Associated Press2 days ago
At least 16 dead in pair of bombings in Somalia's BaidoaAt least 16 dead, dozens wounded in pair of bombings in Somali town of Baidoa, police say
The Associated Press2 days ago
Police say at least 7 killed in suicide bombing at restaurant in Somali town of BaidoaPolice say at least 7 killed in suicide bombing at restaurant in Somali town of Baidoa
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this photo of Friday Oct. 12, 2018, Kyadondo MP Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine poses for a photo, in Nairobi Kenya.  Popular young opposition leaders from East Africa say they are uniting efforts with others in West and Southern Africa to form a movement to drive change against the misrule that has plagued the continent. Kenyan legislator Babu Owino said late Friday in a talk with Ugandan pop star-turned-opposition figure Robert Kyagulanyi and Kenyan activist-turned-politician Boniface Mwangi they are reaching out to South Africa's Julius Malema and Zimbabwe's Nelson Chamisa, among others. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)
African youth opposition movement aims to drive changePopular young opposition leaders from east Africa they are uniting with likeminded people in West and Southern Africa to form a movement to drive change across the continent
The Associated Press2 days ago
Leaking Nigeria pipeline explodes, killing at least 19Leaking Nigeria pipeline explodes, killing at least 19 people; suspected oil thieves blamed
The Associated Press2 days ago
Cape Town artist fights gang violence with beach calligraphyCape Town artist fights cycle of gang violence by teaching youth beach calligraphy
The Associated Press2 days ago
A man and child cross a river on a log filled with mud in Bududa District, Uganda, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. At least 30 people died in mudslides triggered by torrential rains in a mountainous area of eastern Uganda that is prone to such disasters, a Red Cross official said Friday. More victims were likely to be discovered when rescue teams access all the affected areas in the foothills of Mount Elgon, said Red Cross spokeswoman Irene Nakasiita. (AP Photo/ Ronald Kabuubi)
At least 34 die in Uganda mudslides triggered by heavy rainsAt least 34 die in Uganda mudslides triggered by heavy rains; more bodies likely to be found
The Associated Press3 days ago
Italy's PM visits Eritrea to pursue 'rapport' with leaderItaly's PM visits Eritrea to pursue 'rapport' with leader, support new peace with Ethiopia
The Associated Press3 days ago
Nigerian militia frees more than 800 children from its ranksNigerian militia frees more than 800 children from its ranks as it combats Boko Haram
The Associated Press3 days ago
Desmond Tutu back at home after South African hospital stayDesmond Tutu back at home after latest South African hospital stay, regaining strength
The Associated Press3 days ago
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