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New South African church celebrates drinking alcoholLively new South African church celebrates alcohol; 'We drink for deliverance'
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Police and protesters clash in the provicial capital of Mahikeng, South Africa in the North West province Friday, April 20, 2018. South Africa's president has cut short a visit to Britain to return home and deal with violent protests. (AP Photo)
South Africa's leader cuts short UK visit after protestsSouth Africa's leader cuts short UK visit after violent protests in provincial capital
The Associated Press1 day ago
Al-Qaida claims deadly attack on French, UN forces in MaliAl-Qaida claims deadly attack on French, UN forces in Mali, calling it retaliation
The Associated Press1 day ago
Zimbabwe nurses' strike a test of new governmentZimbabwe nurses' strike a test of new government after 16,000 fired for seeking more pay
The Associated Press1 day ago
South Sudan says military chief has died during Egypt visitSouth Sudan says military chief has died during Egypt visit; new pressure on president
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2017 file photo, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe during a meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria, South Africa.  A Zimbabwean parliamentary committee on Friday April 20, 2018, as summoned former leader Robert Mugabe to explain past comments on alleged diamond looting, the first time a public institution has called him to account for such claims made during his 37-year rule.(AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, FILE)
Zimbabwe's Mugabe summoned over alleged diamond lootingZimbabwe's Mugabe faces parliament summons over alleged $15 billion in diamond looting
The Associated Press1 day ago
Burundi's new foreign minister once led violent youth groupBurundi names new foreign minister who once led violent youth group linked to ruling party
The Associated Press1 day ago
Tiny African kingdom of Swaziland changes its nameTiny African kingdom of Swaziland changes its name; absolute monarch decrees eSwatini instead
The Associated Press2 days ago
Tiny African kingdom of Swaziland changes its nameTiny African kingdom of Swaziland changes its name; absolute monarch decrees eSwatini instead
The Associated Press2 days ago
UN Security Council mourns death of Ivory Coast ambassadorThe Security Council have bid farewell to veteran diplomat Bernard Tanoh-Boutchoue, the Ivory Coast's ambassador to the United Nations who died just months after starting a two-year term on the U.N.'s most powerful body
The Associated Press2 days ago
New round of South Sudan peace talks is delayedNew round of South Sudan peace talks is delayed without explanation
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - This combination of Oct. 14, 2016, file booking photos provided by the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office in Wichita, Kan., shows from left, Patrick Stein, Curtis Allen and Gavin Wright, three members of a Kansas militia group who were charged with plotting to bomb an apartment building filled with Somali immigrants in Garden City, Kan. A federal jury on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, found the three men guilty. All were convicted of one count of conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction and one count of conspiracy against civil rights. Wright was convicted of a charge of lying to the FBI. Sentencing is set for June 27. (Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
Kansas militia members convicted of Somali refugee bomb plotA federal jury has found three Kansas militia members guilty of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali refugees
The Associated Press3 days ago
Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa, center, inspects the guard of honour during the celebrations for the country's 38th anniversary of Independence at the National Sports Stadium in Harare, Wednesday, April, 18, 2018. Thousands of people gathered for the event which was for the first time without Robert Mugabe as leader since 1980. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Zimbabwe marks Independence Day _ from Mugabe, tooZimbabwe marks Independence Day _ from Mugabe, too; many celebrating 'a new era'
The Associated Press3 days ago
Taiwan's leader visits rare African ally, tiny SwazilandTaiwan's president visits rare African ally, tiny Swaziland, marking half-century of official ties
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 file photo, former child soldiers stand in line waiting to be registered with UNICEF to receive a release package, in Yambio, South Sudan. At a new "laying down of the guns" ceremony on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 112 boys and 95 girl child soldiers were returned to their families in areas outside the town of Yambio. (AP Photo/Sam Mednick, File)
200 child soldiers freed in S. Sudan, but problem continuesMore than 200 child soldiers freed in South Sudan but problem continues
The Associated Press3 days ago
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