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US orders some staffers from Congo as election approachesUS orders non-emergency staffers from Congo as major election approaches, citing armed unrest
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South Sudan starts planning for life beyond war, cautiouslySouth Sudan now planning for life beyond war; 'peace is here but the peace is still not well'
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 file photo, Mukhtar Robow, who was once deputy leader of Africa's deadliest Islamic extremist group the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab, speaks at a press conference about his candidacy for a regional presidency, in Baidoa, Somalia. A Somali official says Ethiopian troops that are part of the African Union forces supporting the Somali government have arrested Robow in Baidoa. (AP Photo/File)
Somalia uproar continues after former al-Shabab No. 2 seizedSomalia uproar goes on after former al-Shabab leader-turned-candidate arrested; AU denies role
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Nigeria's military lifts suspension of UNICEF activitiesNigeria military lifts suspension of UNICEF activities after accusing it of 'clandestine' work
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US sanctions 3 over activities in South Sudan's civil warUS sanctions retired Israeli military official, 2 locals over activities in South Sudan war
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Rwandan leader says at least 2 troops killed in rebel attackRwanda's leader says at least 2 troops killed in attack by rebels who entered from Congo
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Nigeria suspends UNICEF work, alleges 'clandestine' activityNigeria's military suspends UNICEF work in troubled northeast, alleging 'clandestine' activity
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Tanzania says it won't accept gay rights as donors pull cashTanzania says it won't accept gay rights as donors pull cash, calls conditions 'intolerable'
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UN inquiry urged into Central African Republic massacreUN inquiry urged into Central African Republic massacre; report says peacekeepers didn't act
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Ethiopia moving troops from Eritrean border amid new peaceEthiopia moving troops from Eritrean border amid new peace; threat has 'declined sharply'
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In this image from video, smoke envelopes a building as emergency services attend an early-morning fire in Congo's capital Kinshasa, Thursday Dec. 13, 2018, which is reported to have destroyed thousands of voting machines just 10-days before the upcoming presidential election.  Officials said Thursday, the blaze appeared to be criminal in nature but vowed that it would not disrupt the Dec. 23, vote. (AP Photo)
Fire ruins 80 percent of Congo capital's voting machinesAn early-morning fire in Congo's capital destroyed nearly 80 percent of the capital city's voting machines just 10 days before the presidential election. Officials said the blaze appeared to be criminal but would not disrupt the vote
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Cameroon leader halts cases against 289 alleged separatistsCameroon's leader has ordered the country's military tribunal to stop legal proceedings against 289 people accused of taking part in the country's separatist movement in its English-speaking regions
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Suspected jihadists kill 42 in Mali's nomadic Tuareg campsSuspected jihadists on motorcycles have killed at least 42 people in Mali's eastern Menaka region during a series of attacks on camps
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Tuareg leader: Suspected jihadists on motorcycles kill at least 42 in Mali's eastern Menaka regionTuareg leader: Suspected jihadists on motorcycles kill at least 42 in Mali's eastern Menaka region
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Ethiopia sets 2022 for Nile dam's completion amid delaysEthiopia's controversial Nile River dam will not be completed until 2022, more than four years behind schedule, because of possible defects with the hydro-electrical plant's equipment, an official said Thursday
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