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FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006 file photo, Mali's then Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Moctar Ouane addresses the 61st session of the United Nations General Assembly at the United Nations headquarters. Mali's transitional president Bah N'Daw on Sunday, Sept, 27, 2020 appointed former minister of foreign affairs, Moctar Ouane, as the West African nation's prime minister, with the appointment of a civilian prime minister being a major condition imposed by the West African regional economic bloc, ECOWAS, on Mali to lift sanctions that were imposed after an Aug. 18 coup. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
Mali transitional government appoints new prime ministerMali’s transitional president has appointed former minister of foreign affairs, Moctar Ouane, as the West African nation’s prime minister days after being sworn into office
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Progress against virus brings complacency in parts of AfricaSchools are reopening in Zimbabwe, along with churches, bars, restaurants, airports and tourist attractions
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African court says ex-Ivory Coast leader should be candidateThe African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights says former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo should not be excluded from the list of candidates for the West African country’s Oct. 31 election
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Supporters hold placards showing former Defense Minister and retired Col. Maj. Bah N'Daw, above, who is now transitional president, and Col. Assimi Goita, below, head of the junta that staged the Aug. 18 coup and who is now transitional vice president, outside a swearing-in ceremony in the capital Bamako, Mali, Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. Mali's transitional president and vice president were sworn into office Friday, more than a month after a coup in the West African nation, as Mali remains under sanctions by the 15-nation West African regional bloc ECOWAS, and amid uncertainty about details of the transition period. (AP Photo)
Mali swears in transitional president and vice president Mali’s transitional president and vice president were sworn into office, more than a month after a coup in the West African nation
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Paul Rusesabagina, center, whose story inspired the film "Hotel Rwanda", wears a pink prison uniform as he appears for a bail hearing at a court in the capital Kigali, Rwanda Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. Rusesabagina admitted in court that he helped to form the National Liberation Front rebel group in order to assist Rwandan refugees, but denied that he supported any violence or killings. (AP Photo/Muhizi Olivier)
'Hotel Rwanda' hero admits backing rebels, denies violenceThe man portrayed as a hero in the movie “Hotel Rwanda” has admitted in court that he backed a rebel group, but denied that he supported any violence or killings
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‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero admits in court that he backed a rebel group, but denies that he supported any violence or killings‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero admits in court that he backed a rebel group, but denies that he supported any violence or killings
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Suspected extremists abduct 3 non-Muslims in Kenya's northOfficials in Kenya say three non-Muslim bus passengers were abducted by suspected Islamic extremists in Kenya’s northern Mandera county that borders Somalia
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People celebrate South Africa's Heritage Day by dancing at Zoo Lake park in Johannesburg Thursday Sept. 24, 2020. As the number of worldwide Covid-19 death is nearing the million mark, coronavirus related case numbers and deaths in South Africa hit the lowest in months. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
South Africa lifts spirits with Jerusalema dance amid virus South Africans of all walks of life are dancing to “Jerusalema,” a rousing anthem to lift their spirits amid the battle against COVID-19
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In this image made from UNTV video, Roch Marc Christian Kabore, President of Faso and President of the Council of Ministers of Burkina Faso, speaks in a pre-recorded message which was played during the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday Sept. 24, 2020, at U.N. headquarters in New York. (UNTV via AP)
At UN, Africa urges fiscal help against virus 'apocalypse'African nations have come out swinging on the third day of the United Nations annual gathering of world leaders
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UN watchdog: 'Staggering' $36M embezzled in South SudanThe United Nations commission on human rights in South Sudan says “a staggering $36 million” has been misappropriated by government officials and senior politicians since 2016 as widespread corruption continues to drain the world’s youngest nation
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A banner calls for Kataza's return in Tokai, Cape Town, South Africa, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. Kataza was relocated from Kommetjie, on the edges of Cape Town, to a nearby area late last month after city authorities claimed he was responsible for leading other baboons in his troop on raids through the village. One activist says Kataza is now wandering alone in an unfamiliar area and sleeping in a prison yard. (AP Photo/Nardus Engelbrecht)
Troublesome South African baboon evicted for raiding homesA troublesome baboon has been evicted from a seaside village in South Africa
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UN rights experts calls on Mali junta to release officialsA U.N. human rights expert is calling on Mali’s junta to release former government officials they have held since they staged a coup d’etat on Aug. 18
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