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Voters queue to cast their votes in Bilene, 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/Tom Bowker)
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'
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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
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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
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Catholic church urges Angola to declare a drought emergencyCatholic church urges Angola to declare a drought emergency as more than 1 million affected
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Several wounded as mortars hit UN compound in MogadishuSeveral wounded as mortars hit UN compound in Mogadishu in 'blatant act of terrorism'
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Armed men attack Burkina Faso mosque, kill at least 16Armed men attack Burkina Faso mosque, kill at least 16 people and wound 2
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Mozambique braces for 'ill-tempered and nasty' electionMozambique braces for 'ill-tempered and nasty' election that will test recent peace deal
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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
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Eritrean soccer players who defected say they live in fearYoung Eritrean soccer players who defected say they live in fear after making asylum claims
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Post-war Liberians are demanding better mental health carePost-war Liberians demand better mental health care, along with accountability for abuses
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Rwanda's president pardons 52 women jailed over abortionsRwanda's president pardons, frees 52 young women jailed over abortions
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FILE - In this Sunday July 15, 2018 file photo, Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki, second left, and Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, center, hold hands as they wave at the crowds in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Once official rivals, the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea have embraced warmly to the roar of a crowd of thousands at a concert celebrating the end of a long state of war. The 2019 Nobel Peace Prize was given to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Friday Oct. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene, File)
A look at the Ethiopia-Eritrea war whose end brought a NobelA look at the Ethiopia-Eritrea war whose end brought a Nobel Peace Prize
The Associated Press3 days ago
Thousands of Nigerian hunters prepare to chase Boko HaramThousands of Nigerian hunters prepare offensive against Boko Haram; 'We fear only God'
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Gay man in Rwanda notes 'intense pressure' after coming outGay man in Rwanda notes 'intense pressure' after coming out, says he was evicted
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Ugandan official says new bill will target homosexualsUgandan official says bill targeting homosexuals will be introduced in national assembly
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