Policemen keep an eye on pedestrians passing by, in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. Few people turned up for an opposition protest Monday in the Zimbabwe's second city as armed police maintained a heavy presence on the streets. (AP Photo…
Few people have turned up for an opposition protest in Zimbabwe's second city as armed police maintained heavy presence on the streets and at a courthouse where the opposition is pressing to be allowed to hold the demonstration
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August 19, 2019
Sudan's ex-president Omar al-Bashir leaves the office of the anti-corruption prosecutor in Khartoum, Sudan, June 16, 2019.
Bashir, who was ousted by military leaders in April after 30 years in power, is facing charges of illegally possessing foreign currency and receiving gifts in an illegal manner
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August 19, 2019
FILE - Tanzanian traders deep-fry freshly caught octopus at a market near the shores of the commercial capital Dar es Salaam, May 4, 2010.
Paul Makonda proposes database after saying women had complained to him of lovers who had pretended they were single and promised marriage but then deserted them, along with children they'd fathered
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August 18, 2019
Displaced children that fled from their villages in northern Burkina Faso, following attacks by assailants, push carts loaded with water containers at a school on the outskirts of Ouagadougou, June 15, 2019.
Fighting in Burkina Faso has intensified over the past six months, raising intercommunal tensions
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August 18, 2019
Zimbabwe Red Cross Society officials treat members of the opposition who were injured after clashes with the police in Harare, Aug. 16, 2019. (Columbus Mavhunga/VOA)
The UN has received reports of physical attacks, arrests and detention, and abductions of activists over the past few months
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August 17, 2019
A man climbed a billboard in Khartoum to wave Sudan’s flag in honor of the agreement signing (E. Sarai/VOA)
A civilian prime minister is to be named Tuesday
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August 17, 2019
Protesters hold banners calling for the release of Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria , in Abuja, Nigeria Jan. 26, 2018.
Ibrahim El-Zakzaky was released from four years' detention for trip
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August 16, 2019