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Cameroon sentences RFI journalist to 10 years in prisonA Cameroon military court has sentenced a correspondent of Radio France International's Hausa service to 10 years in jail after convicting him of non-denunciation of acts of terrorism and laundering proceeds of terrorist acts
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Nigeria shows off new air assets for Boko Haram fightNigeria's air force has shown off new assets it says will be used to combat the Boko Haram insurgency in its north and oil militants in its south
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Congo government: UN experts' murders filmed on cell phoneUN investigators' murders were filmed on cell phone, Congo's government says
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Angola plans Aug. 23 vote, signaling end to dos Santos ruleAngola plans Aug. 23 election as dos Santos' decades-long rule nears an end
The Associated Press14 hours ago
South African man pleads not guilty in family ax murdersSouth African man pleads not guilty in ax murders of 3 family members
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Gallmann is known for her bestselling book "I Dreamed of Africa."
2 suspects dead after author, conservationist shot in Kenya2 suspects killed after author, conservationist shot in Kenya, official says
The Associated Press16 hours ago
U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis, back to camera  right, meets a detachment of French troops and sailors at Camp Lemonnier in Ambouli, Djibouti, Sunday April 23, 2017.   Mattis on Sunday visited Djibouti to bolster ties with the tiny and impoverished African country that is home to an important base for U.S. counterterrorism forces, including drones. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool via AP)
US officials say pirates have returned to waters off SomaliaSenior U.S. officials say pirates have returned to the waters off Somalia, but the spike in attacks on commercial shipping does not yet constitute a trend
The Associated Press1 day ago
Gallmann is known for her bestselling book "I Dreamed of Africa."
Author and conservationist Kuki Gallmann shot in KenyaNovelist and conservationist Kuki Gallmann shot in Kenya as suspicion falls on herders
The Associated Press1 day ago
AP Explains: How Kenya's drought has turned into violenceAP Explains: How Kenya's drought has turned into deadly violence over land invasions
The Associated Press1 day ago
Roadside bomb in Somalia kills 8 soldiers, police sayRoadside bomb in Somalia kills 8 soldiers, police say; al-Shabab claims responsibility
The Associated Press1 day ago
No one detained over South Sudan civilian killings, UN saysNo one detained over South Sudan civilian killings as impunity continues, UN says
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this Wednesday, April 12, 2017, photo, visitors read a sign depicting Fiona, the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens' new baby hippopotamus, as they pass through the Hippo Cove exhibit, in Cincinnati. Millions have seen her on video, thousands have bought "Team Fiona" T-shirts and thousands more have chomped on Fiona-themed cookies. The public embrace of the Cincinnati Zoo's prematurely born hippopotamus has helped ease the months of backlash over the death of the zoo's gorilla Harambe. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Premature hippo a happy hit for Ohio zoo after gorilla deathA prematurely born hippo in Ohio has been providing a daily dose of happiness for animal lovers
The Associated Press2 days ago
Trump's America: Exploring the US anti-immigrant fervorAndroscoggin County, Maine, is a place some point to as proof that refugee integration can work _ and yet, for the first time in decades, its residents backed a Republican for president, because many support Trump's views on immigration
The Associated Press3 days ago
Nigerian police say 2 kidnapped Turkish nationals rescuedNigerian police say 2 kidnapped Turkish nationals rescued; not clear if ransom paid
The Associated Press3 days ago
20 children killed when minibus hits truck in South Africa20 children killed when minibus hits truck in South Africa; many trapped inside during fire
The Associated Press3 days ago
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