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Kenyan Opposition leader Ralia Odinga addresses thousands of people who gathered to pay their last respects to Morgan Tsvangirai in Buhera, Zimbabwe about 200 kilometres south east of Harare, Tuesday, Feb, 20, 2018. Zimbabwe's veteran opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, aged 65, died Feb 14 and was laid to rest at his rural home of Buhera.(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Zimbabwean opposition leader Tsvangirai buried in rural homeThousands gather as Zimbabwean opposition leader Tsvangirai buried in rural home
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South African president announces "lifestyle audits"South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says public representatives will undergo "lifestyle audits" as part of his campaign to clean up the government
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Uber pulls out of Morocco amid tensionsUber is pulling out of Morocco _ a decision the San Francisco-headquartered company say is linked to the North African country's failure to reform its strict transport rules
The Associated Press5 hours ago
2 aid workers killed in eastern Congo, 1 taken hostage2 aid workers killed in eastern Congo, 1 taken hostage; multiple armed groups in area
The Associated Press7 hours ago
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, center with black cap, takes a walk from the Guguletu Sports Complex to the Athlone Stadium with members of the community and the general public in Cape Town, South Africa, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. Ramaphosa is winning some fans with his habit of early morning jogs and walks in which he interacts with the public. (AP Photo)
South Africa's new leader winning fans with morning exerciseSouth Africa's new president winning some fans with morning exercise, selfies
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Rescuers recover a body as they search for survivors at the collapse of a garbage mound in Maputo, Mozambique, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Mozambican media say at least 17 people died when heavy rains triggered the partial collapse of the mound garbage. (AP Photo/Ferhat Momade)
17 killed in garbage dump collapse in MozambiqueMozambican media say 17 people died when heavy rains triggered the partial collapse of a huge mound of garbage in Mozambique's capital
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Mozambican media say at least 17 killed when heavy rains triggered partial collapse of huge mound of garbage in MaputoMozambican media say at least 17 killed when heavy rains triggered partial collapse of huge mound of garbage in Maputo
The Associated Press1 day ago
South Africa steps up action against Zuma-linked familySouth African authorities escalate anti-corruption drive against a business family linked to former president Jacob Zuma, saying they could seek Interpol's help to track suspects
The Associated Press1 day ago
Gambia president announces moratorium on death penaltyGambia's president has declared a moratorium on the death penalty, calling it a "first step toward abolition."
The Associated Press1 day ago
Nigeria releasing 475 Boko Haram suspects for rehabilitationAuthorities in Nigeria are releasing hundreds of people accused of supporting an Islamic extremist group, citing a lack of evidence
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE- In this Sunday Jan. 17, 2016 file photo, forensic workers in protective gear and Burkina Faso soldiers, examine the Splendid Hotel in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. West Africa's extremist threat has moved into a new part of the vast Sahel region, with a previously calm area of Burkina Faso facing the kinds of assaults that have forced thousands elsewhere to flee over the past year. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba, File)
West Africa's extremism spreading as thousands flee homesWest Africa's extremism spreading as thousands in once-quiet part of Burkina Faso flee
The Associated Press2 days ago
Pistorius prosecutor sets sights on South Africa's ZumaFormer South African state prosecutor who led case against convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius is prepared to take legal action against ex-president Jacob Zuma
The Associated Press2 days ago
A woman raises her hands in prayer while waiting for the body of the late Morgan Tsvangirai to arrive in Harare, Saturday, Feb, 17, 2018. Zimbabwe's veteran opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, aged 65, died Wednesday bringing an end to his long campaign to lead the country. He had been seeking treatment in neighbouring South Africa after announcing in 2016 that he had colon cancer. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Zimbabwe president sees deceased opposition leader's familyZimbabwe's president Sunday visited the home of deceased opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai to pay condolences to his family and to urge unity as power struggles within the opposition have heightened tensions
The Associated Press2 days ago
NY archbishop celebrates funeral for US soldier from GhanaNew York's Roman Catholic Archbishop Timothy Dolan celebrates funeral Mass for Army National Guard soldier and native of Ghana who died while rescuing some of more than a dozen people trapped in deadly fire
The Associated Press2 days ago
Ethiopia vows no military takeover amid latest emergencyEthiopia vows no military takeover after declaring new 6-month state of emergency
The Associated Press3 days ago
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