Protesters chant slogans and wave Sudanese flags during a rally in Khartoum, Sudan, June 21, 2019.
Announcement comes after a months-long standoff with military rulers following ouster of longtime president Omar al-Bashir
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June 23, 2019
Presidential candidate Mohamed Ould Ghazouani (C) casts his ballot at a polling station on June 22, 2019 in Nouakchott during the presidential election in Mauritania.  Voters in the West African state of Mauritania went to the polls on June 22 after…
Mauritania, in what is likely its first democratic transfer of power, voted to replace President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, in power since a 2008 coup
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June 23, 2019
Oromia and Amhara regions of  Ethiopia
The head of Amhara’s regional government, Ambachew Mekonnen, and his adviser were killed
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June 23, 2019
Some voters complained of intimidation, claiming that polling stations in poorer neighborhoods were patrolled by military.
Mauritania, in what is likely its first democratic transfer of power, is voting to replace President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, in power since a 2008 coup
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June 22, 2019
FILE - Children recovering from malnutrition play at the Children hospital in Bangui, Central African Republic.
Nearly half of the population of the Central African Republic—1.8 million people—is suffering from acute hunger
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June 22, 2019
Sudanese protesters flash victory signs and shout slogans against the military council, as they gather during a sit-in, in Khartoum, Sudan, in Khartoum, June 20, 2019.
Sudan's ruling generals have largely cut internet services in the wake of a deadly dispersal of a sit-in outside the army headquarters where thousands had been camped since April 6
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June 22, 2019
Mauritania's President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz attends the Arab Economic and Social Development Summit, in Beirut, Jan. 20, 2019.
Cheikh Ould Mohamed Ould Mkheitir should have been freed in 2017
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June 21, 2019