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Congo finds 2 bodies in area where UN experts lost
Bodies of American, Swedish UN experts found in CongoBodies of American, Swedish UN experts and their interpreter found in Congo: Authorities
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Bodies of American, Swedish UN experts and their interpreter found in Congo: AuthoritiesBodies of American, Swedish UN experts and their interpreter found in Congo: Authorities
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Ivory Coast ex-president's wife acquitted of war crimesIvory Coast court finds ex-president's wife not guilty of war crimes in post-election abuses
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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2013 file photo, anti-apartheid activist and close friend of Nelson Mandela, Ahmed Kathrada, right, is escorted after speaking at the funeral service for the former South African president, Nelson Mandela, in Qunu, South Africa.  Kathrada died Tuesday, March 28, 2017, after a short illness at the age of 87. (AP Photo/Odd Andersen, Pool, File)
South African anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada dies, 87South African anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada, imprisoned with Mandela, dies at 87
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Ethiopia sends 16 to prison for trying to create new stateEthiopia sends 16 to prison for trying to create separate state in tense Oromia region
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In this photo taken Friday, March 10, 2017, a boy named Giel wears a small white bracelet on his ankle indicating that he's just finished treatment at an outpatient therapeutic program, as he stands on the outskirts of Udhaba, near Aweil, in South Sudan. The world's largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years has been declared in three African countries on the brink of famine, just as President Donald Trump's proposed foreign aid cuts threaten to pull the United States back from its historic role as the world's top emergency donor. (Mackenzie Knowles-Coursin/UNICEF via AP)
Worst humanitarian crisis hits as Trump slashes foreign aidWorst humanitarian crisis hits as Trump slashes foreign aid; US is world's top emergency donor
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FILE -- In this Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 file photo South Africa's finance minister Pravin Gordhan, center, arrives at the South African Parliament to deliver the annual Budget speech in Cape Town, South Africa. Gordhan returned to Johannesburg on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, after being abruptly ordered to pull out of a trade promotion trip to the Britain and the United States, fuelling investor fears that he is about to be fired by President Jacob Zuma. (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam, File)
South African finance minister pulled from overseas tourSouth African finance minister pulled from overseas tour amid investor fears of firing
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South African anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada dies at 87South African anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada dies at 87
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Nigerian governor jailed for corruption on bailA former Nigerian governor sentenced to five years' jail for corruption has been granted bail to seek medical care after just 20 days in prison
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Henri Van Breda, center, accompanied by attorney Lorinda van Niekerk, front, arrives at the supreme court in Cape Town, South Africa, Monday, March 27, 2017. A 22-year-old South African man appeared in court Monday on charges of murdering three members of his family with an axe in their luxury home in Cape Town in January 2015. (AP Photo/STR)
South African man, 22, in court for axe murder of his familyA 22-year-old South African man appeared in court Monday on charges of murdering three members of his family with an axe in their luxury home in Cape Town in January 2015
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Kenya says its army killed 31 extremists in SomaliaKenya's military says it has killed 31 al-Shabab extremists in a raid in Baadhade district in southern Somalia, but the militant group denies it
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6 killed in plane crash near Zimbabwe-Mozambique borderA small plane crashed Monday near the border between Zimbabwe and Mozambique, killing all six people on board
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Portuguese news agency Lusa says six people died in a plane crash on border between Mozambique and ZimbabwePortuguese news agency Lusa says six people died in a plane crash on border between Mozambique and Zimbabwe
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Relatives of the six aid workers who were ambushed and killed grieve as they wait to collect and bury the bodies of their loved ones, outside the morgue in Juba, South Sudan Monday, March 27, 2017. The ambush of the six aid workers took place Saturday on the road from Juba, the capital, to Pibor, and is the latest of several attacks on aid workers in the country where at least 12 aid workers have been killed so far this year and 79 since civil war began in 2013. (AP Photo)
Death toll in attack on South Sudan aid workers rises to 7The death toll of an attack on aid workers in South Sudan has risen to seven, with the news that the driver also died
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6 aid workers killed in South SudanSix aid workers were ambushed and killed in South Sudan on Saturday, the deadliest attack on humanitarian workers since the East African nation's civil war began in 2013
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