In this frame grab from video, Sudanese women rally on the streets of the capital, in Khartoum, Sudan, Sept. 12, 2019.
Amid controversy, Sudan's sovereign council appoints its first ever female chief justice, a move that was unthinkable under former President Omar al-Bashir
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Tue, 10/15/2019 - 13:08
Thousands Face Eviction As Kenya's Bid to Save Forest Intensifies
Government sets out to reclaim the Mau, East Africa’s largest indigenous mountain forest and an important source of water for the region
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Tue, 10/15/2019 - 13:01
AU and UN officials are meeting in Lusaka for the Fifth Conference of African Ministers Responsible for Civil Registration, Lusaka, Zambia, Oct. 15, 2019. (C. Mavhunga/VOA)
The UN says a number of African countries are working towards addressing this problem, but the countries say resources to make that a reality are scarce
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Tue, 10/15/2019 - 12:51
A man casts his vote during the presidential, legislative and provincial elections in Maputo, Mozambique, Oct., 15, 2019.
Mozambique holds general elections, with pundits saying it could be the biggest test yet for Frelimo, party which has been in power since independence
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Tue, 10/15/2019 - 09:39
People with chained legs are pictured after being rescued by police in Sabon Garin, in Daura local government area of Katsina…
The raid in Katsina came less a month after about 300 men and boys were freed from another supposed Islamic school in neighboring Kaduna state
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Mon, 10/14/2019 - 20:51
An entrance of the Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital is seen during its official opening in Johannesburg,South Africa,…
Critics say the plan is too ambitious, and they doubt the government, which repeatedly has been accused of corruption in other public-sector projects, can do it honestly
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Mon, 10/14/2019 - 19:16
Civil society group is briefed ahead of the Tuesday's election, in Chongue, Gaza Province, southern Mozambique, Oct. 14, 2019.
Voters will decide whether to support Filipe Nyusi, candidate for Frelimo, ruling party that has held power since Mozambique gained independence from Portugal in 1975
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Mon, 10/14/2019 - 17:39