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South Sudan factions agree on federal government

BAHIR DAR, Ethiopia (AP) — South Sudan's warring factions have agreed on the installation of a federal system of government in South Sudan, me…

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Toll from Guinea-Bissau mine blast rises to 22

BISAAU, Guinea-Bissau (AP) — Two more people who were wounded when a minibus struck a land mine in Guinea-Bissau have died, a doctor said Mond…

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More than 30 killed in South Sudan bus crash

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — More than 30 people were killed when a bus collided with a cargo truck on a highway linking South Sudan to Uganda, poli…

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South Africa: Alleged poaching ringleader held

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — A pilot, a lawyer, a police officer and other South African members of an alleged poaching ring accused of killi…

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Guinea-Bissau: 20 dead in land mine explosion

BISSAU, Guinea-Bissau (AP) — A doctor says 20 people were killed when a minibus struck a land mine in Guinea-Bissau.

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Nigerian schoolgirl freed by extremists comes home

Nigerian schoolgirl freed by extremists comes home

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The first of Nigeria's kidnapped "Chibok girls" to make it home after being released by her Islamic extremist captors spen…

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South African students investigated over costumes

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Two white students in South Africa who painted their faces dark to portray Venus and Serena Williams at a costume party ha…

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3 killed as Somali pirates fight over ransom

3 killed as Somali pirates fight over ransom

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Three Somali pirates were killed in a fight over the ransom paid to free the German-American journalist who was rele…

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Concerns grow over Zambian president's health

Concerns grow over Zambian president's health

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — "I haven't died yet," the Zambian president said.

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Zambia's president treated by doctors in New York

Zambia's president treated by doctors in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say Zambia's president was treated in his New York hotel room by doctors but has not been hospitalized.

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Kenya nurse sentenced to death over abortion

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan court has sentenced a 41-year-old nurse to death for assisting a young woman to get an abortion which killed her.

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Sierra Leone quarantines 2 million to fight Ebola

Sierra Leone quarantines 2 million to fight Ebola

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone on Thursday took the dramatic step of sealing off districts where more than 1 million people live a…

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Nigeria: Report Chibok girl freed, identity doubts

Nigeria: Report Chibok girl freed, identity doubts

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian's Islamic extremists have freed one of the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls, Nigerian police reported Thursday, but…

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Several Nobel peace winners boycott South Africa

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Several Nobel peace laureates will skip an annual meeting in Cape Town because the Dalai Lama has not received a visa to t…

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Islamic extremists surrender in Nigeria, Cameroon

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Hundreds of Islamic extremists have surrendered in Nigeria and neighboring Cameroon following the military's recent vict…

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10 suspects charged in Uganda over al-Shabab ties

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan authorities on Wednesday charged 10 suspects of Somali origin with terror-related offenses following their arre…

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South Africa: Rescuers amputate leg to save man

South Africa: Rescuers amputate leg to save man

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African rescue workers recently performed surgery on the side of a cliff, amputating the leg of a man whose foot was…

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Chad considering anti-gay legislation, says group

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Amnesty International says a draft anti-gay bill in Chad represents a backward step for human rights in the country.

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South Africa makes nuclear deal with Russia

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa has signed a deal with Russia to get up to eight nuclear reactors built with Russian technology.

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Death toll rises in Nigeria building collapse

Death toll rises in Nigeria building collapse

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A total of 115 people, including 84 South Africans, died in the Sept. 12 collapse of a building at a church complex in Nig…

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