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Speedy Bloodhound car finishes testing in South AfricaSpeedy Bloodhound car finishes testing in South Africa as pursuit of world record continues
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Rebels kill 8 in eastern Congo as residents protest violenceRebels kill 8 in eastern Congo as residents protest violence, attack trucks with UN mission
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Police surround opposition party supporters who had gathered to hear a speech by the country's top opposition leader in Harare, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. Zimbabwean police with riot gear fired tear gas and struck people who had gathered at the opposition party headquarters to hear a speech by the main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa who still disputes his narrow loss to Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Zimbabwe police fire tear gas at opposition supportersZimbabwe police fire tear gas at opposition supporters ahead of leader’s speech
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this Sunday Aug. 25, 2019 file photo French President Emmanuel Macron, right, African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina, left, and UNICEF ambassador Angelique Kidjo attend a press conference on the situation in Sahel during the G7 summit in Biarritz, southwestern France. One of Africa's iconic artists, Kiddo, is the voice of a new project aimed at rewriting laws across the African continent that keep millions of women from becoming a more powerful economic force. (Ian Langsdon Pool via AP, File)
Iconic singer hopes to close financing gap for African womenIconic singer Angelique Kidjo hopes to close billion-dollar financing gap for African women
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Ethiopia’s leader urges calm as key referendum beginsEthiopia’s leader urges calm as key referendum begins and ethnic groups push for more say
The Associated Press10 hours ago
US military drone strike kills senior al-Shabab officialUS military drone strike kills senior al-Shabab official with ‘direct ties’ to al-Qaida
The Associated Press11 hours ago
UN warns of mounting humanitarian crisis in Africa’s SahelUN warns of mounting humanitarian crisis in Africa’s Sahel amid surge in extremist attacks
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita arrives to meet French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace, in Paris Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
Mali says 24 soldiers killed in latest extremist attackMali says 24 soldiers killed in latest extremist attack; wave of assaults has raised alarm
The Associated Press1 day ago
No training, no gloves: Zimbabwe’s desperate childbirthsNo training, no gloves: Zimbabwe’s desperate childbirths amid economic collapse; ‘I need help’
The Associated Press2 days ago
Burkina Faso: 32 Islamic extremists killed, sex slaves freedBurkina Faso says 32 Islamic extremists killed, sex slaves freed in intense weekend fighting
The Associated Press2 days ago
Mali’s military abandons isolated outposts amid attacksMali’s military abandons isolated outposts amid wave of deadly extremist attacks
The Associated Press4 days ago
A South African Police officer pepper sprays a woman, at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) compound in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, Nov. 15, 2019. Police in South Africa removed about 150 refugees who the United Nations refugee agency says forced their way into its compound while protesting recent anti-immigrant attacks. (AP Photo/Elna Schütz)
South African police disperse refugees protesting attacksSouth African police disperse refugees protesting recent anti-immigrant attacks
The Associated Press5 days ago
Mozambique’s top court rejects opposition vote challengeMozambique’s top court rejects opposition vote challenge amid claims of irregularities
The Associated Press5 days ago
UN links Kenyan military to attacks on Somalia’s top telecomUN report links Kenyan military to attacks on Somalia’s largest telecommunications provider
The Associated Press5 days ago
South African Cabin Crew Association and the National Union of Metalworkers members picket at the SAA Airways Park in Kempton Park, South Africa, Friday, Nov. 15, 2019. South Africa's troubled state-owned airline has begun canceling flights after two unions announced their workers would go on strike to protest nearly 1,000 expected job cuts. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
Strike begins at South Africa’s state-owned airlineStrike begins at South Africa’s state-owned airline as workers fear nearly 1,000 job cuts
The Associated Press5 days ago
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