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Correction: South Sudan-Fragile Peace storyCorrection: South Sudan-Fragile Peace story
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, photo, vote counting takes place after polling station closed in Maputo, Mozambique. Calls for calm and warnings against voter intimidation marked a closely watched election day in the country that is crucial in consolidating a wary peace in the southern African nation of nearly 30 million people. (AP Photo/Ferhat Momade)
Mozambique's Frelimo appears headed for big election winUnofficial results in Mozambique's elections point to sweeping victories for the ruling Frelimo party and President Filipe Nyusi, prompting some analysts to question the credibility of the polls
The Associated Press1 day ago
9 dead as Guineans protest president's bid to extend powerDoctor says 9 dead, some shot at close range, as Guineans protest leader's bid to extend power
The Associated Press2 days ago
Ex-Mozambique finance minister fights extradition to USEx-Mozambique finance minister fights extradition to US for trial over $2 billion debt scandal
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, photo, vote counting takes place after polling station closed in Maputo, Mozambique. Calls for calm and warnings against voter intimidation marked a closely watched election day in the country that is crucial in consolidating a wary peace in the southern African nation of nearly 30 million people. (AP Photo/Ferhat Momade)
Mozambique counts votes amid sporadic protestsVote counting continues Wednesday in Mozambique's presidential and parliamentary elections, after isolated incidents of vandalism and violence tainted a generally peaceful night of tallying the ballots
The Associated Press2 days ago
Nigerian police raid frees scores of beaten, starved boysNigerian police raid frees scores of beaten, starved boys; 2nd such raid in less than a month
The Associated Press3 days ago
Voters queue to cast their votes in Maputo, Mozambique, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019 in the country's presidential, parliamentary and provincial elections. Polling stations opened across the country with 13 million voters registered to cast ballots in elections seen as key to consolidating peace in the southern African nation. (AP Photo/Ferhat Momade)
Mozambique votes in a crucial test of recent peace dealMozambique votes in a key test of recent peace deal as president appeals for 'total serenity'
The Associated Press3 days ago
Delay in ex-South African leader's case as appeal plannedDelay in ex-South African president's corruption case as legal team plans to appeal
The Associated Press3 days ago
4 dead as Guineans protest president's bid to extend powerAt least four people have died in the capital after police in Guinea fired tear gas and bullets to disperse thousands of opposition protesters
The Associated Press4 days ago
Catholic church urges Angola to declare a drought emergencyCatholic church urges Angola to declare a drought emergency as more than 1 million affected
The Associated Press4 days ago
Several wounded as mortars hit UN compound in MogadishuSeveral wounded as mortars hit UN compound in Mogadishu in 'blatant act of terrorism'
The Associated Press5 days ago
Armed men attack Burkina Faso mosque, kill at least 16Armed men attack Burkina Faso mosque, kill at least 16 people and wound 2
The Associated Press5 days ago
Mozambique braces for 'ill-tempered and nasty' electionMozambique braces for 'ill-tempered and nasty' election that will test recent peace deal
The Associated Press5 days ago
Kenya: Police chief says roadside bomb kills 11 officersKenya's police chief says a roadside bomb has killed 11 officers on the country's southern border with Somalia
The Associated Press6 days ago
Eritrean soccer players who defected say they live in fearYoung Eritrean soccer players who defected say they live in fear after making asylum claims
The Associated Press6 days ago
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