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South Africa’s troubled airline cancels flights pre-strikeSouth Africa’s troubled airline cancels flights ahead of strike over expected job cuts
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Clashes on Ethiopian campuses kill 3 university studentsClashes on Ethiopian campuses kill 3 students; security forces are deployed
The Associated Press15 hours ago
US ‘gravely disappointed’ by South Sudan unity gov’t delayUS ‘gravely disappointed’ by South Sudan coalition government delay, will reevaluate relationship
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Gambia truth hearings grip nation as past atrocities emergeGambia’s truth and reconciliation hearings grip nation as past atrocities emerge
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Mali says several extremists dead in new military offensiveMali says several extremists killed in new military offensive in troubled central region
The Associated Press1 day 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 Press1 day 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 Press1 day 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 Press1 day ago
Rwandan opposition leader leaves her party, founds anotherRwanda opposition leader leaves her party, founds another after police questioning over attack
The Associated Press2 days ago
A woman casts her vote in Sintesti, Romania, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019.  Romania held a presidential election Sunday after a lackluster campaign that has been overshadowed by the country's political crisis, which saw a minority government installed just a few days ago.(AP Photo/Andreea Alexandru)
Romania presidential vote seen heading to Nov. 24 runoffExit polls indicate that a runoff will be needed on Nov. 24 in Romania's presidential election
The Associated Press3 days ago
2 Ugandans killed in Rwanda amid border tensionsUganda's police said on Sunday that two Ugandans had been killed by Rwandan security forces in an incident that may escalate the border tension between the two East African countries
The Associated Press3 days ago
Congo and Uganda presidents vow to boost tradeCongo's President Felix Tshisekedi is visiting Uganda to promote trade between the neighboring countries, after Rwanda closed its border with Uganda
The Associated Press4 days ago
Bloodhound aims to be world's fastest car in South AfricaAn earthbound jet known as the Bloodhound became one of the world's 10 fastest cars this week, on target for its goal to set a new land speed record
The Associated Press5 days ago
In this photo taken on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, a sun baked pool that used to be a perennial water supply is seen in Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe. An estimated 45 million people are threatened with hunger due to a severe drought that is strangling wide stretches of southern Africa. International aid agencies said they are planning emergency food deliveries for parts of South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe and other countries hard hit by a combination of low rainfall and high temperatures as summer approaches in the southern hemisphere. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Drought parches southern Africa, millions faced with hungerAn estimated 45 million people are threatened with hunger as a severe drought is strangling wide stretches of southern Africa
The Associated Press6 days ago
South Sudan rival leaders delay forming coalition governmentSouth Sudan President Salva Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar have agreed to postpone the formation of a coalition government for 100 days
The Associated Press6 days ago
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