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Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed arrives to address members of parliament on the current situation in the country at the Parliament buildings, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Tuesday Oct. 22, 2019. Ethiopia's Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister is warning that if there's a need to go to war over a dam project disputed with Egypt his country could ready millions of people, but he says only negotiation can resolve a deadlock. (AP photo Mulugeta Ayene)
Ethiopia's Nobel-winning leader warns Egypt over damEthiopia's Nobel-winning leader warns Egypt over dam: 'No force' can stop disputed project
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Guinea court jails protest leadersA court in Guinea's capital has sentenced five opposition and civic leaders to jail terms for urging demonstrations last week to protest the president's bid for a third term
The Associated Press10 hours ago
South Sudan's former child soldiers struggle to move onSouth Sudan's former child soldiers struggle to move on; 'I hear screaming in my dreams'
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Days of attacks in Burkina Faso kill at least 19 civiliansDays of attacks in Burkina Faso kill at least 19 civilians as Islamic extremists gain ground
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Zimbabwe declares new public holiday to protest US sanctionsZimbabwe declares new public holiday to protest US sanctions, complete with a festival
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In Congo, an Ebola survivor with a motorbike helps ease fearIn Congo, an Ebola survivor with a motorbike helps ease fears _ and never mind the vomit
The Associated Press1 day ago
Bus crash in Congo's southwest kills at least 30, injures 16Bus crash in Congo's southwest kills at least 30, injures 16; brakes reportedly failed
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2015, file photo, an elephant crosses a road at a national park in Hwange, Zimbabwe. At least 55 elephants have starved to death in the past two months in Zimbabwe's biggest national park as a serious drought forces animals to stray into nearby communities in search of food and water, authorities said Monday Oct. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File)
Zimbabwe says 55 elephants have starved to death in 2 monthsZimbabwe says 55 elephants have starved to death in 2 months amid a serious drought
The Associated Press1 day ago
Russia's new focus on Africa takes advantage of US driftRussia's new focus on Africa takes advantage of US drift under Trump administration
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FILE - In this Oct. 28 2014, file photo, Botswana President Ian Khama attends a swearing-in ceremony for a second and final term as Botswana's president at the National Assembly buildings in Gaborone. Botswana's ruling party the BDF (Botswana Democratic Party) faces the tightest election of its history on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 after Khama, annoyed with his hand-picked successor, President Mokgweetsi Masisi, announced his support for the opposition. (AP Photo/File)
Botswana, calm for decades, faces surprising election fightBotswana, calm for decades, faces surprising election fight after ex-leader turns on successor
The Associated Press2 days ago
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir, left, shakes hands with U.N. chief, David Shearer, right, during meetings with the U.N. Security Council on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, about the status of the country's peace deal. Machar made an impassioned plea to a visiting United Nations Security Council delegation that met with him and President Salva Kiir to urge speedier progress in pulling the country out of a five-year civil war. (AP Photo/Sam Mednick)
South Sudan's opposition leader warns of return to civil warSouth Sudan's opposition leader warns of return to civil war, seeks delay in unity government
The Associated Press2 days ago
South Sudan opposition leader Riek Machar, centre, as he returns to the country, in Juba, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, to meet with President Salva Kiir less than a month before their deadline to form a unity government after a five-year civil war. Machar's two-day visit includes a scheduled meeting with the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, who arrives Sunday with a U.N. Security Council delegation.(AP Photo/Sam Mednick)
South Sudan opposition leader returns to meet with presidentSouth Sudan opposition leader returns to meet with president; unity government deadline looms
The Associated Press3 days ago
A customer purchase Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed's book on MEDEMER (synergy) after it was launched Saturday Oct. 19, 2019, at the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa. Ethiopia's Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister's book of his ideology, with one million copies already printed. Saturday's launch again raises concerns among some in the East African nation that a cult of personality could spring up around Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who announced sweeping political reforms after taking office last year. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)
Ethiopia's Nobel-winning leader launches million-copy bookEthiopia's Nobel Peace Prize-winning leader launches million-copy book of his ideology
The Associated Press3 days ago
Mozambique's opposition Renamo wants re-run of electionsMozambique's opposition Renamo rejects projected ruling party win, wants re-run of elections
The Associated Press3 days ago
Correction: South Sudan-Fragile Peace storyCorrection: South Sudan-Fragile Peace story
The Associated Press4 days ago
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