Nairobi governor Mike Gideon Mbuvi appears with other suspects accused of corruption, at the Mililani law court in Nairobi, Kenya, Dec. 9, 2019.
Governor of Nairobi County, Gideon Mbuvi, was released on bail, five days after he was arrested on corruption charges
Rael Ombuor
Wed, 12/11/2019 - 12:17
Algerian demonstrators take to the streets in the capital Algiers to protest against the government and reject the upcoming…
At stake in the election is whether Africa's largest country, rich with oil and gas and a strategic partner of the West in countering terrorism, will get a fresh start with its next head of state
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Wed, 12/11/2019 - 12:20
Dong Samuel Luak, at right, greeting South Sudan President Salva Kiir. (Photo: Dong's Facebook page)
US Treasury imposes sanctions on five South Sudanese nationals for their alleged roles in abduction and execution of two prominent critics of President Salva Kiir's government nearly three years ago
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Wed, 12/11/2019 - 11:17
An ambulance carrying an injured person from an attack by Al Shabaab gunmen on a hotel near the presidential residence arrives…
Al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for the attack
Harun Maruf
Tue, 12/10/2019 - 21:37
Kenyan Safari Doctors Risk Al-Shabab to Provide Remote Health Care
In Kenya's remote island communities near the border with Somalia, the threat from al-Shabab militants has scared away most medical personnel. But one group of volunteers the Safari Doctors - is braving the danger to provide much-needed regular health care to the area's most vulnerable. Ruud Elmendorp reports from Lamu County, Kenya.
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The 135 refugees, facing a Dec. 31 deadline to leave Botswana, say they had no option but to return to Zimbabwe despite an uncertain future
Mqondisi Dube
Tue, 12/10/2019 - 18:34
Map of Conakry Guinea
Guineans took to the streets en masse, in the latest round of mass anti-government protests to hit the fragile West African state
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Tue, 12/10/2019 - 16:17