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Tanzania agrees to construct $3 billion dam in wildlife parkTanzania agrees to construct $3 billion dam in wildlife reserve that is UNESCO World Heritage site
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Suspect in Rwanda genocide home after Denmark extradites himKey suspect in Rwanda's genocide returns home to face charges after Denmark extradites him
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Kenyan police: Key suspect in Italian's kidnapping arrestedKenyan police say key suspect in Italian volunteer's kidnapping is arrested
The Associated Press1 day ago
US blocks ex-Gambian president, family from enteringThe U.S. State Department says former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh and members of his immediate family are now ineligible for entry into the United States
The Associated Press2 days ago
Rwanda says forces clash with rebels from neighboring CongoRwanda says its forces clash with rebels from neighboring Congo, with 4 fighters killed
The Associated Press2 days ago
In Zimbabwe's crisis, 'we cannot talk of Christmas anymore'In Zimbabwe's worst currency meltdown in a decade, 'we cannot talk of Christmas anymore'
The Associated Press2 days ago
US airstrike outside Somalia's capital kills 4 al-ShababUS airstrike outside Somalia's capital kills 4 al-Shabab fighters in 'self-defense' action
The Associated Press3 days ago
Democratic Republic of Congo's President Joseph Kabila walks to interview by the Associated Press at the Nation's Palace in Kinshasa Sunday Dec. 9, 2018. Kabila is stepping down after this month's election but he doesn't rule out seeking the post again in the future. Kabila said he hopes to continue to be active in tackling the vast challenges that remain in this mineral-rich but "complicated nation." (AP Photo/John Bompengo)
Congo's Kabila doesn't rule out seeking presidency in futureAP Interview: Congo's Kabila, soon to step aside, doesn't rule out seeking presidency again
The Associated Press3 days ago
Even after a peace deal ended the civil war, sexual assaults are rising as more desperate people venture out for aid.
At scene of South Sudan mass rape, 'no one could hear me'At scene of South Sudan mass rape, 'I was crying and screaming but ... no one could hear me'
The Associated Press3 days ago
IMF approves $3.7 billion loan for oil-rich AngolaIMF approves $3.7 billion loan for oil-rich Angola as it seeks to diversify economy
The Associated Press4 days ago
Congolese colonel arrested in killings of UN expertsCongolese colonel arrested during inquiry into killings of UN experts from US, Sweden
The Associated Press5 days ago
Diane Rwigara, the country's most prominent opposition figure, smiles as a wellwisher shakes her hand after being acquitted of charges related to her election challenge of President Paul Kagame, at the high court in Kigali, Rwanda Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. Rwanda's high court on Thursday acquitted Rwigara of all charges, as judges said the prosecution failed to provide proof of insurrection and forgery. (AP Photo)
Rwandan court drops all charges against opposition figureRwandan court drops all charges against opposition figure who challenged president in election
The Associated Press6 days ago
Rwanda's high court drops all charges against opposition figure who challenged president in electionRwanda's high court drops all charges against opposition figure who challenged president in election
The Associated Press6 days ago
US: Cameroon separatist crisis could get 'much, much worse'US warns Cameroon separatist crisis could get 'much, much worse'; fears of radicalization
The Associated Press6 days ago
FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza speaks to the media after casting his vote in the constitutional referendum in Buye, north of Ngozi, in northern Burundi. The United Nations human rights office on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 said Burundi's government has asked it to leave, months after the outgoing U.N. rights chief called the country one of the "most prolific slaughterhouses of humans in recent times." (AP Photo/Berthier Mugiraneza, File)
UN rights office: Burundi's government has asked us to leaveUN human rights office says Burundi's government asks it to leave the country
The Associated Press6 days ago
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