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Nairobi governor Mike Gideon Mbuvi appears with other suspects accused of corruption, at the Mililani law court in Nairobi, Kenya, Monday Dec. 9, 2019. The flamboyant governor of Kenya's capital city, Nairobi, has been charged with 19 counts of graft-related charges as the country struggles to tackle runaway corruption. He denied the charges Monday, including embezzlement and money laundering. (AP Photo/Khalil Senosi)
Flamboyant governor of Kenya's capital charged with graftThe flamboyant governor of Kenya's capital city, Nairobi, has been charged with 19 counts of graft as the country struggles to tackle runaway corruption
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Torrential rains in Uganda, 26 killed, says Red CrossThe Uganda Red Cross says at least 26 people have been killed in floods unleashed by torrential rains in different parts of the east African country
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Rescue workers carry a person rescued from the rubble of a building that collapsed in Tasia Embakasi, an east neighbourhood of Nairobi, Kenya on Friday Dec. 6, 2019. A six-story building collapsed in Kenya's capital on Friday, officials said, with people feared to be trapped in the debris. Police say people have been rescued by residents using their bare hands. (AP Photo/Khalil Senosi)
Kenya building collapse toll hits 10 but 2 survivors foundAuthorities in Kenya says two survivors have been found alive two days after a building collapsed in Nairobi, as the death toll rose to 10
The Associated Press1 day ago
New European leader chooses Africa as 1st overseas visitThe new European Commission president says she chose Africa as her first visit outside Europe as it has some of the world’s fastest-growing economies and some of its biggest challenges, including climate change
The Associated Press2 days ago
Police: Al-Shabab extremists kill 8 on bus in northern KenyaPolice in Kenya say suspected al-Shabab extremists have stopped a bus in the north near Somalia and killed eight passengers, all of them non-Muslims
The Associated Press3 days ago
Botswana opposition files election challenges alleging fraudAn opposition coalition in Botswana has begun filing court challenges to the recent election alleging fraud and arguing that its candidate should be president
The Associated Press3 days ago
Rwanda opposition leader says she was barred from travelingA prominent Rwandan opposition leader says authorities barred her from leaving the East African nation this week to receive a human rights award in Spain
The Associated Press3 days ago
Report: Burundi's youth militia runs pre-vote extortion ringA new Human Rights Watch report asserts that Burundi’s ruling party is using its feared youth militia to extort money from citizens for next year’s elections
The Associated Press3 days ago
Governor of Nairobi arrested while fleeing graft chargesKenya's anti-corruption commission says the governor of Nairobi has been arrested while trying to flee prosecution for alleged money laundering and other crimes
The Associated Press3 days ago
REPLACES HIS INSTEAD OF HER - FILE - In this Friday Nov 22, 2019 file photo,  Janie Van Heerden feeds Jazz, a nine-day-old giraffe at the Rhino orphanage in the Limpopo province of South Africa. Jazz, who was brought in after being abandoned by his mother at birth, died of brain hemorrhaging and hyphema it was announced Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
Abandoned baby giraffe befriended by dog in Africa diesA South African animal orphanage says a baby giraffe that was befriended by a dog after he was abandoned in the wild has died
The Associated Press3 days ago
Toll rises to 63 in migrant boat capsizing off MauritaniaThe death toll from a migrant boat capsizing off Mauritania has risen to 63 after the coast guard found five more bodies
The Associated Press3 days ago
In this photo taken Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, Steven Lacchin, 39, left, meets for the first time with Gerald Erebon, 30, right, who DNA tests indicate is his half-brother, in Nairobi, Kenya. An Associated Press story on the front page of a newspaper in Nairobi brought together the two Kenyan men - one who knew that his father was an Italian missionary priest, and the other who wanted proof that he was the son of the same priest. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
Italian priest, and 2 Kenyan men who say he’s their fatherAn Associated Press article on the front page of a newspaper in Nairobi brought together two Kenyan men -- one who knew that his father was an Italian missionary priest, and another who wanted proof that he was the son of the same priest
The Associated Press3 days ago
People watch as rescue workers attend the scene of a building that collapsed in Tasia Embakasi, an east neighbourhood of Nairobi, Kenya on Friday Dec. 6, 2019. A six-story building collapsed in Kenya's capital on Friday, officials said, with people feared to be trapped in the debris. Police say people have been rescued by residents using their bare hands. (AP Photo/Khalil Senosi)
6-story building collapses in Nairobi; at least 4 killedOfficials say at least four people are dead and others are trapped after a six-story residential building collapsed in Kenya's capital, Nairobi
The Associated Press3 days ago
6-story building collapses in Kenya’s capital, with people feared trapped in the rubble6-story building collapses in Kenya’s capital, with people feared trapped in the rubble
The Associated Press3 days ago
UN says Zimbabwe’s cash shortage hurts aid delivery effortsUN says Zimbabwe’s cash shortage hurts aid delivery efforts as millions face severe hunger
The Associated Press4 days ago
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