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FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 file photo, German tennis legend Boris Becker attends a news conference speaking about his new role in the German Tennis Federation in the town hall in Frankfurt, Germany. Central African Republic's foreign minister says on Friday, June 22, 2018 a reported diplomatic passport for Boris Becker appears to be a fake and the country's prosecutor general will investigate. The retired German tennis star claims that his role as Central African Republic's attache to the European Union on sporting, cultural and humanitarian affairs gives him diplomatic immunity from bankruptcy proceedings in Britain. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, file)
Central African Republic minister says Becker passport fakeCentral African Republic foreign minister says reported diplomatic passport for Becker a fake
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South Sudan's President Salva Kiir, center, arrives back in the country from peace talks in Addis Ababa, at the airport in Juba, South Sudan Friday, June 22, 2018. The latest attempt at ending South Sudan's five-year civil war failed Friday as President Salva Kiir rejected working again with rival Riek Machar after their first face-to-face meeting in almost two years. (AP Photo/Bullen Chol)
South Sudan peace deal attempt fails as Kiir rejects MacharSouth Sudan peace deal attempt fails as Kiir rejects rival Machar; 'We have had enough of him'
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Ethiopia unblocks more than 200 websites as reforms continueEthiopia unblocks more than 200 websites as reforms continue, citing freedom of expression
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US imposes visa bans on several unnamed Congo officialsUS imposes visa bans on several unnamed Congo officials over 'significant corruption'
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South Sudan peace deal attempt fails as Kiir rejects rival Machar; 'We have had enough of him'South Sudan peace deal attempt fails as Kiir rejects rival Machar; 'We have had enough of him'
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South Sudan's President Salva Kiir attends peace talks at a hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Thursday, June 21, 2018. South Sudan's armed opposition on Thursday rejected any "imposition" of a peace deal to end the five-year civil war and asked for more time after the first face-to-face meeting between President Salva Kiir and rival Riek Machar in almost two years. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)
South Sudan's armed opposition rejects 'imposition' of peaceSouth Sudan's armed opposition rejects 'imposition' of peace deal after Kiir, Machar meet
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Nigerian man sentenced to 15 years for IRS tax-return schemeA Nigerian man has been sentenced in Oregon to 15 years in federal prison for his role in bilking over $11 million via an identity-theft scheme from the Internal Revenue Service
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Nigeria offers reward for suspected bomb-making factoryNigeria's military offers reward for suspected bomb-making factory in Boko Haram's birthplace
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Gambia national police chief resigns after protest shootingsGambia's national police chief resigns after 2 civilians shot dead during protest
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In this photo taken Thursday March 15, 2018, a man demonstrates using an electronic voting machine that will be used later in the year for the next election, in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. Congo's government is moving forward with plans to use electronic voting machines in this year's highly anticipated presidential election despite warnings from watchdog groups that transparency and credibility could suffer. (AP Photo/John Bompengo)
Voting machines raise worries in Congo ahead of electionsVoting machines raise worries in Congo ahead of long-delayed presidential elections
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South Sudan's President Salva Kiir, right, is greeted by Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, left, as he arrives at the office of Ethiopia's Prime Minister for a meeting with South Sudan's opposition leader Riek Machar, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. South Sudan's warring leaders met face-to-face for the first time in almost two years on Wednesday amid efforts to end a five-year civil war. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)
South Sudan's warring leaders meet for 1st time since 2016South Sudan's warring leaders meet face-to-face for 1st time in nearly 2 years
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Eritrea sending delegation to rival Ethiopia for peace talksEritrea sends 1st delegation to rival Ethiopia since 1998 for peace talks; 'positive signals'
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Cameroon: 84 soldiers, police killed in separatist clashesCameroon: 84 soldiers, police killed in months of clashes with English-language separatists
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At least 10 miners killed in collapse in Zambia, police sayAt least 10 miners killed in mine dump collapse in Zambia, police say
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Rights groups warn Gambia after 2 shot dead in protestRights groups warn Gambia's government after 2 shot dead by police in protest
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