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Burkina Faso: 32 Islamic extremists killed, sex slaves freedBurkina Faso says 32 Islamic extremists killed, sex slaves freed in intense weekend fighting
The Associated Press55 minutes ago
Mali’s military abandons isolated outposts amid attacksMali’s military abandons isolated outposts amid wave of deadly extremist attacks
The Associated Press1 day ago
A South African Police officer pepper sprays a woman, at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) compound in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, Nov. 15, 2019. Police in South Africa removed about 150 refugees who the United Nations refugee agency says forced their way into its compound while protesting recent anti-immigrant attacks. (AP Photo/Elna Schütz)
South African police disperse refugees protesting attacksSouth African police disperse refugees protesting recent anti-immigrant attacks
The Associated Press2 days ago
Mozambique’s top court rejects opposition vote challengeMozambique’s top court rejects opposition vote challenge amid claims of irregularities
The Associated Press2 days ago
UN links Kenyan military to attacks on Somalia’s top telecomUN report links Kenyan military to attacks on Somalia’s largest telecommunications provider
The Associated Press3 days ago
South African Cabin Crew Association and the National Union of Metalworkers members picket at the SAA Airways Park in Kempton Park, South Africa, Friday, Nov. 15, 2019. South Africa's troubled state-owned airline has begun canceling flights after two unions announced their workers would go on strike to protest nearly 1,000 expected job cuts. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
Strike begins at South Africa’s state-owned airlineStrike begins at South Africa’s state-owned airline as workers fear nearly 1,000 job cuts
The Associated Press3 days ago
Somalia struggles after worst flooding in recent historySomalia struggles after worst flooding in recent history as more rain on the way
The Associated Press3 days ago
South Africa’s troubled airline cancels flights pre-strikeSouth Africa’s troubled airline cancels flights ahead of strike over expected job cuts
The Associated Press4 days ago
Clashes on Ethiopian campuses kill 3 university studentsClashes on Ethiopian campuses kill 3 students; security forces are deployed
The Associated Press4 days ago
US ‘gravely disappointed’ by South Sudan unity gov’t delayUS ‘gravely disappointed’ by South Sudan coalition government delay, will reevaluate relationship
The Associated Press4 days ago
Gambia truth hearings grip nation as past atrocities emergeGambia’s truth and reconciliation hearings grip nation as past atrocities emerge
The Associated Press4 days ago
Mali says several extremists dead in new military offensiveMali says several extremists killed in new military offensive in troubled central region
The Associated Press5 days ago
Uganda charges 67 people after raid of LGBT-friendly barUganda charges 67 people with 'common nuisance' after raid of LGBT-friendly bar in the capital
The Associated Press5 days ago
In this photo taken Sunday Nov. 10, 2019, a herd of elephants make their way through the Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe, in search of water. More than 200 elephants have died amid a severe drought, Zimbabwe's parks agency said Tuesday Nov. 12, and a mass relocation of animals is planned to ease congestion. (AP Photo)
Zimbabwe says 200 elephants have now died amid droughtZimbabwe says 200 elephants have now died amid drought; mass relocation of animals planned
The Associated Press5 days ago
A bottle of elephant dung infused Indlovu, which means elephant in the Zulu language, gin rests on bar at a tasting session at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, near Mossel Bay, South Africa, Monday, Oct. 23, 2019. After about five sizeable bags of dung are collected for a batch of 3,000 to 4,000 bottles of the gin, the droppings are dried and crumbled, then washed to remove dirt and sand. Eventually only the remains of the fruits, flowers, leaves and bark eaten by the elephants are left behind. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)
Special South African gin is infused with elephant dungThe makers of a South African gin infused with elephant dung swear their use of the animal's excrement is no gimmick
The Associated Press5 days ago
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