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In this Monday, Jan.15, 2018, photo, people freed by Nigeria Army line up in Maiduguri Nigeria. Nigeria's army released 244 Boko Haram suspects who have denounced their membership of the deadly extremist group, Nigerian army officials said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Jossy Ola)
Nigerian army releases 244 suspects who denounced Boko HaramNigeria's army has released 244 Boko Haram suspects who have denounced their membership in the deadly extremist group
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Ethiopian Airlines to re-launch Zambia's national carrierEthiopian Airlines says it has finalized an agreement with Zambia to re-launch the southern African country's national carrier
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Ghana police arrest, question 3 men found with explosivesGhana's police say they are questioning 3 men who were arrested Monday after being found with explosives
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Liberia president rejects her expulsion from political partyLiberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has rejected her expulsion from the governing party as illegal, saying she will appeal the decision
The Associated Press19 hours ago
South Sudan's cease-fire broken by both sides, say monitorsSixteen people have been killed, including three children, since South Sudan's cease-fire started less than a month ago, say monitors
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Police: Kenyan Catholic priest arrested for sodomyA Kenyan police report says a Catholic priest is in police custody facing charges of allegedly sodomizing an 18 year old man
The Associated Press20 hours ago
UN says 100,000 people in Central African Republic need aidThe UN says some 100,000 people in the Central African Republic town of Paoua have been caught in clashes between armed groups and urgently need humanitarian aid
The Associated Press1 day ago
South Africa summons US diplomat to explain Trump commentSouth Africa summons United States' senior diplomat to explain Trump's vulgar comments about Africa
The Associated Press1 day ago
Video shows Nigerian girls vowing to remain with captorsA video released Monday by Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamic extremists purportedly shows some of the young women kidnapped from a school nearly 4 years ago who vow never to return home
The Associated Press1 day ago
Authorities arrest 22 after massacre in southern SenegalAuthorities in Senegal have arrested 22 people following a massacre in the country's southern Casamance region where the suspects had been looking for firewood in the forest
The Associated Press1 day ago
Official: Cameroon bus crash kills at least 21, injures 38A governor in Cameroon says at least 21 people have been killed and at least 38 are injured after a bus veered off a road and crashed into a tree in a ravine
The Associated Press2 days ago
Liberia ruling party expels president for not supporting VPLiberia's outgoing governing party says it has voted to expel President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf because of her alleged decision not to support her vice president in the latest presidential poll
The Associated Press3 days ago
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