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Gang rapes and beheadings: UN reveals new South Sudan abusesGang rapes, beheadings and blindings: UN reveals new South Sudan abuses amid civil war
The Associated Press11 minutes ago
Parents: 101 Nigerian girls missing after Boko Haram attackParents say 101 Nigerian girls still missing days after suspected Boko Haram attack
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Parents say 101 Nigerian girls still missing days after suspected Boko Haram attackParents say 101 Nigerian girls still missing days after suspected Boko Haram attack
The Associated Press15 hours ago
US military says drone strike in Somalia kills 4 extremistsUS military says drone strike in Somalia kills 4 al-Shabab extremists; 5th strike this year
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Rights group challenges Kenya's anti-gay laws in courtRights group challenges Kenya anti-gay laws in court, saying they're used to justify violence
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Congolese refugees' protest in Rwanda turns violentPolice fire into air to disperse Congolese refugees' protest in Rwanda over food ration cuts
The Associated Press18 hours ago
FILE - In this  Jan. 15, 2014, file photo, African female and child migrants protest in front of the UNHCR office demanding asylum and work rights from the Israeli government in Tel Aviv, Israel. Tens of thousands of Africans in Israel face jail if they do not accept an offer to relocate to an unnamed African country, while Uganda and Rwanda, widely presumed to be the likely destinations, have denied the existence of any agreement with Israel's government even though scores of migrants are believed to have already settled there. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty, File)
AP Exclusive: Migrant recounts his deportation from Israel'They force you to deport yourself:' Migrant deported by Israel recounts ordeal of being removed from place he'd grown to love to be sent to a country he didn't know
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE- In this Thursday, June. 6, 2013 file photo, Young women stand in front of a school in Maiduguri, Nigeria.  About 50 young women remain missing Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, after Boko Haram extremists attacked a town in northern Nigeria that is home to a boarding school for girls, provoking fear that they may have met the same fate as those kidnapped from Chibok nearly four years ago. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell, File)
50 girls missing from Nigerian town after Boko Haram attackAbout 50 girls missing since Boko Haram attacked a village in Nigeria that has a girls' boarding school, provoking fears they may have kidnapped like those from Chibok four years ago
The Associated Press1 day ago
Authorities in northern Nigeria say as many as 50 girls remain missing after an attack by Boko Haram extremistsAuthorities in northern Nigeria say as many as 50 girls remain missing after an attack by Boko Haram extremists
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this  Jan. 15, 2014, file photo, African female and child migrants protest in front of the UNHCR office demanding asylum and work rights from the Israeli government in Tel Aviv, Israel. Tens of thousands of Africans in Israel face jail if they do not accept an offer to relocate to an unnamed African country, while Uganda and Rwanda, widely presumed to be the likely destinations, have denied the existence of any agreement with Israel's government even though scores of migrants are believed to have already settled there. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty, File)
AP Exclusive: Migrant recounts his deportation from Israel'They force you to deport yourself:' Migrant deported by Israel back to Africa recounts ordeal
The Associated Press1 day ago
US says drone strike in Somalia kills 3 al-Shabab extremistsUS military says drone strike in Somalia kills 3 al-Shabab extremists
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE -- In this Friday, March 31, 2017 file photo newly appointed Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba, at the presidential guest house in Pretoria, South Africa, In his first budget speech Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018, Gigaba announced the first increase in the value-added tax in a quarter century as the country seeks to bring in new revenue. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, File)
South Africa's FM under scrutiny ahead of Cabinet reshuffleSouth Africa's finance minister under scrutiny ahead of new president's Cabinet reshuffle
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2017 file photo, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is photographed during meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma in Pretoria, South Africa. The former Zimbabwean leader is celebrating his first birthday since his resignation in near solitude , far from the lavish affair of years gone by. The government that removed him with military assistance in November has declared Feb. 21, Mugabe's birthday, a national holiday.  (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, File)
Zimbabwe's Mugabe marks 94th birthday in near solitudeZimbabwe's Mugabe marks 94th birthday in near solitude, his 1st since resignation
The Associated Press1 day ago
Gunmen kill 5 police, 1 soldier in South Africa attackGunmen kill 5 police, 1 soldier in South Africa attack called a 'national tragedy'
The Associated Press1 day ago
Uber pulls out of Morocco amid tensionsUber is pulling out of Morocco _ a decision the San Francisco-headquartered company say is linked to the North African country's failure to reform its strict transport rules
The Associated Press2 days ago
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