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South African police issue arrest warrant for Grace MugabeSouth African authorities issue arrest warrant for Grace Mugabe, accused of assaulting a woman in Johannesburg last year
The Associated Press1 hour ago
South Sudan security forces strip, rob peace deal monitorsSouth Sudan security forces strip, kick, rob peace deal monitors, internal report says
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Presidential candidate Marc Ravalomanana speaks to journalist after casting his vote for the runoff presidential election in Antananarivo, Madagascar, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. Voters have begun casting their ballots across the Indian Ocean island nation of Madagascar Wednesday to select a new president in a runoff election that pits two former leaders against each other. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
Madagascar goes to the polls in runoff presidential electionVoters have begun casting their ballots are across the Indian Ocean island nation of Madagascar Wednesday to select a new president in a runoff election that pits two former leaders against each other
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Swedish TV: Witness in killings of UN experts poisonedSwedish broadcaster SVT says a key witness to the murder in Congo of two UN experts was poisoned in custody, citing a new confidential report by the United Nations
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Elections in the time of Ebola: Congo votes amid diseaseElections in the time of Ebola: Congo prepares for Dec. 23 election; 'There are so many risks'
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Madagascar begins voting in runoff presidential election between 2 former leadersMadagascar begins voting in runoff presidential election between 2 former leaders
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug, 1, 2018 file photo, military tanks are seen in Harare, Zimbabwe, following demonstrations by opposition party supporters. Zimbabwe Military and police were responsible for killing six people when they intervened to stop post election election protests in the capital in August, according to a report by a commission of inquiry released Tuesday,  Dec. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Zimbabwe inquiry finds army, police killed 6 during protestReport says Zimbabwean soldiers and police used "unjustified and disproportionate" force to kill 6 people during election protests in August
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Zimbabwe presidential inquiry says army, police responsible for killing 6 protesters in post-election violenceZimbabwe presidential inquiry says army, police responsible for killing 6 protesters in post-election violence
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Cameroon military says it killed 7 suspected separatistsCameroon's military says it has killed seven suspected English-speaking separatists in Bamenda in the North West region
The Associated Press23 hours ago
South Africa eatery ad spoofs colonialism; regulators miffedA South African restaurant chain has been ordered to withdraw a television commercial deemed to have trivialized the brutal history of colonial rule in Africa
The Associated Press1 day ago
Kenyan police kill 5 after residents resist arrest attemptFive people were killed in a village in Western Kenya after residents resisted the arrest of a suspect in a domestic abuse case, a police official said Monday
The Associated Press1 day ago
Map locates Gandarshe, Somalia, where U.S. airstrikes killed al-Shabab extremists; 2c x 4 1/2 inches; 96.3 mm x 114 mm;
US conducts 6 airstrikes against Somalia extremists, 62 deadSix U.S. airstrikes that killed more than 60 people in a coastal Somali town were pre-emptive strikes to prevent a major extremist attack, according to a Somali intelligence officer
The Associated Press1 day ago
Madagascar's presidential runoff pits 2 ex-heads of stateMadagascar's presidential runoff pits 2 former heads of state and their prickly past
The Associated Press2 days ago
South Africa's former leader joins Twitter amid legal woes'You will get used to me:' South Africa's former president, who faces corruption charges, starts tweeting
The Associated Press2 days ago
US military carries out 6 airstrikes in Somalia against al-Shabab extremist rebels, 62 killedUS military carries out 6 airstrikes in Somalia against al-Shabab extremist rebels, 62 killed
The Associated Press2 days ago
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