A man paddles a dugout canoe past whaleboats being loaded with cargo and passengers at Baramoto Port in Kinshasa, Congo Monday, Sept. 6, 2010. In a country of dense rain forests with few paved roads, boarding an overcrowded boat on a treacherous…
Lake and river transport is widely used in Democratic Republic of Congo as the highway system is poor, but accidents are common
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Mon, 09/16/2019 - 00:57
Voters queue outside a polling station during the first round of the presidential election, in La Marsa, outside Tunis, Tunisia, Sept. 15, 2019.
More than seven million people were eligible to cast their ballot in what is only the North
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Sun, 09/15/2019 - 19:14
FILE - Algerian upper house chairman Abdelkader Bensalah is pictured after being appointed as interim president by Algeria's parliament, following the resignation of Abdelaziz Bouteflika in Algiers, Algeria, April 9, 2019.
Abdelkader Bensallah during an address to the North African nation Sunday night called on citizens to make Dec. 12 'an historic day to make the dreams of our people concrete'
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Sun, 09/15/2019 - 18:01
Al-Shabab fighters display weapons as they conduct military exercises in northern Mogadishu, Somalia. (File Photo)
The deadliest attack occurred in the town of Qoryoley late Saturday
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Sun, 09/15/2019 - 12:14
A group of Zimbabwean doctors protest at Parirenyatwa hospital in Harare, Sept. 15, 2019.
Dr. Peter Magombeyi who led a recent doctors' strike over poor government salaries disappeared Saturday, in a move his colleagues say is overt warning to all public-sector doctors
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Sun, 09/15/2019 - 11:40
Men hand out flags to people praying for peace in Cameroon's restive English-speaking regions, at Saint Joseph's Anglophone Parish in Cameroon's capital, Yaounde, Sept. 6, 2019. (M.Kindzeka/VOA)
Consultations have begun in Cameroon ahead of a national dialogue ordered by president Paul Biya
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Sun, 09/15/2019 - 08:04
The casket of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe, covered by the national flag and followed by family and dignitaries, arrives for a state funeral at the National Sports Stadium, in the capital Harare, Zimbabwe, Sept. 14, 2019.
Some of those who did turn out to see off the 'father' of the nation couldn’t resist making a point about the country’s ruined economy
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Sat, 09/14/2019 - 13:40