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Obama to deliver Mandela address in likely rebuke to TrumpObama to deliver Mandela address in likely rebuke to Trump, promoting values now under threat
The Associated Press19 minutes ago
Former US President Barack Obama, left and Auma Obama, right, help Obama's step- grandmother Sarah Obama  during an event in Kogelo, Kisumu, Kenya, Monday, July 16, 2018. Obama is in Kenya  to launch a sports and training center founded by his half-sister, Auma Obama. (AP Photo Brian Inganga)
Obama praises Kenya's political reconciliationFormer U.S. President Barack Obama Monday praised Kenya's president and opposition leader for working together but said this East African country must do more to end corruption
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Gunmen attack village, kill 12 in northeastern MaliA Tuareg leader says that gunmen have killed at least 12 civilians after an attack in Mali's northeastern village of Injagalane near the country's border with Niger
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Obama to make rare high-profile speech on Mandela's legacyIn a speech marking the 100th birthday of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela, former U.S. President Barack Obama will urge youth around the world to work for human rights and fair societies, highlighting the late South African leader's example
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Obama to make rare high-profile speech on Mandela's legacyObama to make rare high-profile speech on Mandela's legacy as rights 'are under threat'
The Associated Press23 hours ago
South African white enclave tests e-currency to stand apartSouth African white enclave, a holdover from apartheid, tests e-currency in bid to stand apart
The Associated Press1 day ago
Ethiopians wave at the Eritrean president in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Sunday July 15, 2018. Official rivals just weeks ago, the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea have embraced warmly to the roar of a crowd of thousands at a concert celebrating the end of a long state of war. A visibly moved Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki, clasping his hands over his heart, addressed the crowd in Ethiopia's official language, Amharic, on his first visit to the country in 22 years. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)
Eritrean, Ethiopian leaders call new peace example to AfricaTo cheers, Eritrean and Ethiopian leaders call new peace an example to Africa and beyond
The Associated Press1 day ago
Obama in ancestral home Kenya to launch sister's projectFormer U.S. President Barack Obama has arrived in Kenya, the country of his father's birth, for a private visit, the first since leaving office
The Associated Press1 day ago
Nigeria's ruling party wins race for governor in south stateNigeria's ruling party, the All Progressives Congress, has narrowly won the race for governor of Ekiti state in the country's south, electoral officials announced Sunday
The Associated Press1 day ago
Ethiopian women wait to welcome Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki upon his arrival at Addis Ababa International Airport, Ethiopia, Saturday, July 14, 2018. To dancing and cheers, Eritrea's longtime president arrived in Ethiopia for his first visit in 22 years on Saturday amid a dramatic diplomatic thaw between the once-bitter rivals. (AP Photo Mulugeta Ayene)
Eritrea's leader visits Ethiopia as dramatic thaw continues'Historic day:' Eritrea's leader visits Ethiopia after 22 years amid dramatic diplomatic thaw
The Associated Press2 days ago
EDS NOTE GRAPHIC CONTENT People look at the bodies of alleged attackers laying on a road, near the Somali presidential palace in Mogadishu, Somali, Saturday, July 14, 2018.  Somali security forces shot dead three extremists and foiled an attempted al-Shabab attack on the presidential palace in the capital, a police officer said Saturday. (Farah Abdi Warsameh)
6 dead after attackers target Somalia's presidential palace6 dead after attackers target Somalia's presidential palace with 2 large blasts, gunfire
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Monday, June 4, 2018 file photo, Nigeriens and third-country migrants head towards Libya from Agadez, Niger. Algeria’s deadly expulsions of migrants into the Sahara Desert have nearly ground to a halt after widespread condemnation and the abrupt firing of two of its top security officials. Officials with the UN’s International Organization for Migration said the expulsions to the desert border Algeria shares with Niger and Mali had all but ended since The Associated Press reported more than 13,000 people had been dropped there since May 2017, including women and children. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
Deadly Algerian migrant expulsions resume in desert, UN saysU.N. migration official says Algeria's government has resumed expelling migrants into the Sahara Desert to die
The Associated Press2 days ago


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