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United States Ambassador to Zimbabwe Brian Nichols, left, is seen during a courtesy call with Zimbabwean President elect Emmerson Mnangagwa at his official residence State House in Harare, Wednesday, Aug, 15, 2018. Nichols emphasised the need to respect human rights as Zimbabwe awaits a court ruling on whether the election results are valid.  (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Zimbabwe president urges court to toss opposition challengeZimbabwe's president urges court to toss opposition challenge to election
The Associated Press57 minutes ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, March, 9, 2016 file photo Sheffra Dzamara, right, wife to abducted activist Itai Dzamara, holds a placard calling for his return during a demonstration to commemorate a year since his disappearance. Amnesty International's new leader, Kumi Naidoo, says his first act is writing to Zimbabwe's next president about the disappearance of Dzamara, saying "whoever leads the new government must move to undo the injustices of the past." Kumi Naidoo's focus on Dzamara, who disappeared in 2015 under Zimbabwe's former leader Robert Mugabe, puts further pressure on President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa's government to acknowledge past abuses.(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File)
New Amnesty International leader's 1st move targets ZimbabweNew Amnesty International leader's 1st move targets Zimbabwe, 'injustices of the past'
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Sex offender stripped of US citizenship, will be deportedA North Carolina man who federal authorities say sexually abused his stepdaughter has been stripped of his United States citizenship and will be deported to Ghana
The Associated Press4 hours ago
In heart of West Africa, Burkina Faso faces rising extremismIn heart of West Africa, Burkina Faso faces rising extremism; 'The area belongs to them'
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Uganda opposition figure held after anti-president protestUganda opposition figure detained after driver slain in clashes amid protest against president
The Associated Press1 day ago
Ethiopian special police force kills 41, official saysEthiopian special police force kills 41, official says, as ethnic tensions challenge new PM
The Associated Press1 day ago
Congo's top opposition parties talk possible joint candidateCongo's top opposition parties discuss possible joint candidate for December presidential vote
The Associated Press1 day ago
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa addresses people during a Heroes' Day event to commemorate the lives of those who died in the southern African country's 1970s war against white minority rule, in Harare, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Zimbabwe's president has called on the troubled country to unite and "put the election period behind us and embrace the future" in his first public address since winning disputed elections. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa urges nation to move beyond electionsZimbabwe's president has called on the troubled country to unite and "put the election period behind us and embrace the future" in his first public address since winning disputed elections
The Associated Press2 days ago
2, including Chinese tourist, killed in Kenya hippo attacksA Chinese tourist was attacked and killed by a hippo while taking pictures on the edge of Lake Naivasha in Kenya's Rift Valley, just hours after a local fisherman was mauled to death in the same area
The Associated Press2 days ago
Kenya president urges citizens to arrest the corruptKenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is urging the nation's young people to make citizen's arrests of those suspected of corruption, a vice that is endemic in the country
The Associated Press2 days ago
A woman casts her ballot during Presidential second round election in Bamako, Mali, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. Malians are voting Sunday in a second round presidential election with incumbent Ibrahim Boubacar Keita facing off against opposition leader Soumaila Cisse.(AP Photo/Annie Risemberg)
Malians vote in presidential runoff amid attacks, threatsMalians voted Sunday in a runoff presidential election to determine if incumbent Ibrahim Boubacar Keita will remain in office in this sprawling West African nation threatened by rising extremist violence
The Associated Press2 days ago
A police officer stand guards at a newly established Ebola response center in Beni, Democratic Republic of Congo, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. The World Health Organization’s director-general says instability, high population density and large displacement in Congo’s east mean the response to the nation’s tenth Ebola virus outbreak must be stronger than ever before. (AP Photo/Al-hadji Kudra Maliro)
Congo's latest Ebola outbreak taking place in a war zoneCongo's latest Ebola outbreak taking place in a war zone; new attack kills 7 as residents flee
The Associated Press3 days ago
Suspected jihadis kill 6 in east Burkina FasoBurkina Faso State TV reports that five gendarmes and one civilian have been killed between the rural communes of Boungou and Ougarou in the nation's far east
The Associated Press3 days ago
Extremist threat could deter voters in Mali's second round'The jihadists took them': Extremist threat could deter voters in Mali's second round
The Associated Press4 days ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 file photo, Zimbabwean's main opposition candidate Nelson Chamisa speaks at a news conference in Harare, Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe's main opposition party has filed a legal challenge to the results of the country's first election without Robert Mugabe on the ballot, alleging irregularities and calling for a fresh vote or for candidate Nelson Chamisa to be declared the winner. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
Zimbabwe's opposition challenges election results in courtZimbabwe's opposition challenges presidential vote results in court as inauguration 'on hold'
The Associated Press4 days ago
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