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Botswana ruling party leads in early vote results

Botswana ruling party leads in early vote results

GABORONE, Botswana (AP) — The party that has ruled Botswana for nearly five decades was leading Saturday in early results from the country's e…

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Boat accident leaves 26 dead in Zambia

LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — At least 26 people, most of them children, died when a crowded boat capsized in Zambia while on the way to a national ce…

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Opposition rejects Mozambique's election results

MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) — Mozambique's opposition parties on Saturday rejected the victory of the ruling Frelimo party, alleging voter fraud i…

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Colleagues: US doctor with Ebola was very careful

Colleagues: US doctor with Ebola was very careful

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — An American doctor who caught Ebola while treating patients in Guinea was a hard worker who conscientiously followed sa…

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WHO: Mali case put many at risk for Ebola

WHO: Mali case put many at risk for Ebola

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Many people in Mali are at high risk of catching Ebola because the toddler who brought the disease to the country was blee…

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Mozambique's ruling party wins presidential race

MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) — The ruling party candidate for president in Mozambique has won the election with about 57 percent of the vote, elect…

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Miss Uganda contestants compete in farming

Miss Uganda contestants compete in farming

WOBULENZI, Uganda (AP) — When the Miss Uganda contestants arrived at this sprawling farm outside Kampala, they quickly realized their high-hee…

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Botswana votes as president seeks second term

Botswana votes as president seeks second term

GABORONE, Botswana (AP) — People in Botswana voted Friday in schools, churches and military tents in an election in which the ruling party fac…

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Rwandan government angry at BBC over documentary

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — The Rwandan government, members of parliament and genocide survivors have expressed their anger at the BBC over a recent…

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Pat Robertson comment on AIDS angers Kenyans

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyans are expressing anger and shock on social media and radio stations over comments made by popular American evangel…

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Beds at Ebola treatment units empty in Liberia

Beds at Ebola treatment units empty in Liberia

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Even as Liberians fall ill and die of Ebola, many beds in treatment centers are empty because of the government's ord…

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Pistorius prosecutors consult expert over appeal

Pistorius prosecutors consult expert over appeal

STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius could still face a murder conviction and 15 years in prison for killing his girlfriend as pr…

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1st Ebola case in W. African nation of Mali

1st Ebola case in W. African nation of Mali

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Mali reported its first case of Ebola late Thursday, marking a major setback for West African efforts to contain the deadl…

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Botswana's ruling party favored in elections

GABORONE, Botswana (AP) — The ruling party in Botswana, which has dominated politics since independence in 1966, is again the front-runner ahe…

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Rwanda cancels Ebola screenings for US, Spain

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Rwanda's minister of health is reversing a decision she made to require visitors who had been in the U.S. or Spain durin…

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Nigeria truce is shaky, no news of abducted girls

Nigeria truce is shaky, no news of abducted girls

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Days after Nigeria's military raised hopes with the announcement that Islamic extremists had agreed to a cease-fire,…

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Dozens released Ebola-free from Sierra Leone site

Dozens released Ebola-free from Sierra Leone site

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Dozens of Ebola survivors have been discharged from a treatment center near Sierra Leone's capital and told they…

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Ebola outbreak forces Liberians into exile

Ebola outbreak forces Liberians into exile

BUDUBURAM CAMP, Ghana (AP) — Henry Boley left Liberia to attend a conference in Nigeria just days after his twins were born. Now, weeks later,…

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Pistorius spends first night in single jail cell

Pistorius spends first night in single jail cell

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius spent his first night of a five-year jail term in a single cell in the hospital wing of a prison in the ca…

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Ebola cases rise sharply in western Sierra Leone

Ebola cases rise sharply in western Sierra Leone

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — After emerging months ago in eastern Sierra Leone, Ebola is now hitting the western edges of the country where t…

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