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US urges new sanctions against South Sudan, Russia says 'no'US Ambassador Nikki Haley is urging the UN Security Council to impose an arms embargo and additional sanctions on South Sudan to pressure the parties to end the civil war in the world's newest nation _ but Russia and China remain opposed
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
Tanzania expels country head of UN Development ProgramTanzania expels country head of UN Development Program; critics say targeted over election
The Associated Press1 hour ago
27 people killed in bus-trailer truck collision in Kenya27 people killed as bus, trailer truck collide on major Kenya highway
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South African suspect in ax murders is taken to crime sceneSouth African suspect accused of murdering family members with ax is taken to crime scene
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17 women dead as fishing boat capsizes in central Senegal17 women dead as fishing boat capsizes in central Senegal; 40 others injured
The Associated Press8 hours ago
South Africa rioters kill truckload of newly hatched chicksSouth Africa rioters kill truckload of newly hatched chicks, killing 38,000 birds
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Smugglers become a lifeline for the starving in South Sudan'Hungrier than ever:' Smugglers become a lifeline for the starving in South Sudan
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Kenyan police say 27 people have been killed in collision between bus and trailer truckKenyan police say 27 people have been killed in collision between bus and trailer truck
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Cameroon sentences RFI journalist to 10 years in prisonA Cameroon military court has sentenced a correspondent of Radio France International's Hausa service to 10 years in jail after convicting him of non-denunciation of acts of terrorism and laundering proceeds of terrorist acts
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Nigeria shows off new air assets for Boko Haram fightNigeria's air force has shown off new assets it says will be used to combat the Boko Haram insurgency in its north and oil militants in its south
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Congo government: UN experts' murders filmed on cell phoneUN investigators' murders were filmed on cell phone, Congo's government says
The Associated Press1 day ago
Angola plans Aug. 23 vote, signaling end to dos Santos ruleAngola plans Aug. 23 election as dos Santos' decades-long rule nears an end
The Associated Press1 day ago
South African man pleads not guilty in family ax murdersSouth African man pleads not guilty in ax murders of 3 family members
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Gallmann is known for her bestselling book "I Dreamed of Africa."
2 suspects dead after author, conservationist shot in Kenya2 suspects killed after author, conservationist shot in Kenya, official says
The Associated Press1 day ago
U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis, back to camera  right, meets a detachment of French troops and sailors at Camp Lemonnier in Ambouli, Djibouti, Sunday April 23, 2017.   Mattis on Sunday visited Djibouti to bolster ties with the tiny and impoverished African country that is home to an important base for U.S. counterterrorism forces, including drones. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool via AP)
US officials say pirates have returned to waters off SomaliaSenior U.S. officials say pirates have returned to the waters off Somalia, but the spike in attacks on commercial shipping does not yet constitute a trend
The Associated Press1 day ago
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