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Libya's largest oil field shut down over pipeline closureLibya's national oil company has suspended operations at the country's largest oil field over the "unlawful" closure of a pipeline valve
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday May 25, 2019, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa waves as he leaves after being sworn-in at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria, South Africa.  A South African corruption watchdog on Friday July, 19, 2019, said President Cyril Ramaphosa "deliberately misled" Parliament about a campaign contribution, a setback for the leader who has vowed to address sprawling graft allegations that forced his predecessor from office and sparked national outrage. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, FILE)
South Africa's president accused of misleading ParliamentSouth Africa's president accused of misleading Parliament; ex-leader abandons graft testimony
The Associated Press1 day ago
Aid group says 1 dead, 6 seized in Nigeria extremist ambushAid group says 1 dead, 6 seized in Nigeria ambush by suspected extremists
The Associated Press1 day ago
Kenya's president launches Africa's largest wind farmKenya's president launches Africa's largest wind farm in bid to attract investors
The Associated Press1 day ago
Undated photo issued Wednesday July 17, 2019, by Force for Deterrence in Libya, showing Hashem Abedi, the brother of Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi.  British police said Wednesday that Hashem Abedi, a key suspect in the 2017 Manchester Arena bombing that killed 22 people, has been arrested at a London airport after being extradited from Libya. (Force for Deterrence in Libya via AP)
Brother of Manchester Arena suicide bomber arrested in UKBritish police say a key suspect in the 2017 Manchester Arena bombing that killed 22 people has been arrested at a London airport after being extradited from Libya
The Associated Press3 days ago
AP names Andrew Drake as deputy news director for AfricaThe Associated Press on Wednesday named an award-winning video producer with years of experience leading coverage in Africa as its deputy news director for Africa
The Associated Press3 days ago
Zimbabwe's civil servants protest pay as inflation hits 176%Representatives of Zimbabwe's government workers Tuesday protested against what they called "slave salaries" as inflation almost doubled to 176%, a decade high that highlights the country's rapidly deteriorating economy
The Associated Press4 days ago
A worker from the World Health Organization (WHO) decontaminates the doorway of a house on a plot where two cases of Ebola were found, in the village of Mabalako, in eastern Congo Monday, June 17, 2019. Health officials in eastern Congo have begun offering vaccinations to all residents in the hotspot of Mabalako whereas previous efforts had only targeted known contacts or those considered to be at high risk. (AP Photo/Al-hadji Kudra Maliro)
Congo tracing contacts of first Ebola case in eastern cityWith Ebola reaching Congo's eastern city of Goma, authorities are tracking down bus passengers who rode with a pastor who became the first confirmed case in the regional capital
The Associated Press5 days ago
Former South Africa President Jacob Zuma appears before a commission probing allegations of corruption during his tenure as the country's leader as president from 2009 until 2018, in Johannesburg Monday July 15, 2019. Zuma was forced to resign by his ruling African National Congress party over widespread reports of corruption and was replaced by his then deputy Cyril Ramaphosa. (Pool Photo via AP)
South Africa's ex-president denies corruption at inquestFormer South African president Jacob Zuma has denied corruption allegations against him, saying the charges are part of an international intelligence conspiracy that started more than 25 years ago to assassinate his character
The Associated Press5 days ago
Pop star-turned-opposition lawmaker Bobi Wine, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, is seen while giving an interview to Associated Press at his home,Magere in Kampala, Uganda Monday, July 15, 2019. Bobi Wine, Uganda's pop star-turned-opposition leader, says he will challenge longtime President Yoweri Museveni in polls set for 2021, but Wine, says he is concerned about his safety.(AP Photo/Ronald Kabuubi)
Ugandan singer Bobi Wine plans to run for president in 2021Bobi Wine, Uganda's pop star-turned-opposition leader, says he will challenge longtime President Yoweri Museveni in polls set for 2021
The Associated Press5 days ago
Bobi Wine, Uganda's pop star opposition leader, says he will challenge longtime President Yoweri Museveni in 2021 pollsBobi Wine, Uganda's pop star opposition leader, says he will challenge longtime President Yoweri Museveni in 2021 polls
The Associated Press6 days ago
A worker from the World Health Organization (WHO) decontaminates the doorway of a house on a plot where two cases of Ebola were found, in the village of Mabalako, in eastern Congo Monday, June 17, 2019. Health officials in eastern Congo have begun offering vaccinations to all residents in the hotspot of Mabalako whereas previous efforts had only targeted known contacts or those considered to be at high risk. (AP Photo/Al-hadji Kudra Maliro)
Congo confirms 1st Ebola case in city of GomaThe Congolese health ministry is confirming the country's first Ebola case in the city of Goma, home to more than 2 million people
The Associated Press6 days ago
Congolese health ministry confirms first Ebola case in Goma, a city of more than 2 million on Rwandan borderCongolese health ministry confirms first Ebola case in Goma, a city of more than 2 million on Rwandan border
The Associated Press6 days ago
A view of area outside the Asasey Hotel after an attack, in Kismayo, Somalia, Saturday July 13, 2019.  At least 10 people, including two journalists, were killed in an extremist attack Friday on a hotel in the port city of Kismayo, a Somali official said. The attack started with a suicide car bomb blast and then gunmen stormed into the hotel. (AP Photo)
Islamic extremist attack on Somali hotel leaves 26 deadIslamic extremists blew up the gate of a Somali hotel with a car bomb and took over the building for more than 14 hours, leaving 26 people dead before Somali forces who besieged the hotel overnight killed the attackers
The Associated Press7 days ago
Somalia extremist attack in port city of Kismayo kills 10Somali officials say at least 10 people have been killed in an extremist attack on a hotel in the port city of Kismayo
The Associated Press8 days ago
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