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FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016 file photo, Uganda's long-time President Yoweri Museveni waves to supporters from the sunroof of his vehicle as he arrives for an election rally at Kololo Airstrip in Kampala, Uganda. Addressing members of the regional East African Legislative Assembly Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, Museveni said he loves President Donald Trump and that he should be praised for not mincing words. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
'I love Trump,' Uganda's leader says, despite vulgar remark'I love Trump,' Uganda's president says, despite vulgar remark about African nations
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UN says Congo forces shot at its rights workers in protestsUN says Congo forces shot at its rights workers in protests over presidential election delay
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Tanzania arrests pregnant schoolgirls to help catch the menTanzania arrests pregnant schoolgirls to help catch the men who impregnated them
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Central African Republic hits new high in displaced peopleCentral African Republic hits new high in displaced people; 'astonishing level of suffering'
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UN troops returning to only base in rebel-held South SudanUN peacekeepers returning to only base in rebel-held South Sudan as fighting grows near
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FILE - This is a Wednesday, Oct. 30, 1996 file photo of AC Milan's Liberian-born striker, George Weah, right, as challenges for the ball with a Goteborg player during, their Champions League match soccer, at the Milan San Siro stadium. Former international soccer star George Weah will be sworn into office Monday as Liberia's new president, taking over leadership of this post-war, impoverished West African nation from Africa's first female president. (AP Photo/Carlo Fumagalli, File)
Liberia swears in ex-soccer star George Weah as new leaderFormer international soccer star George Weah was sworn into office Monday as Liberia's new president, taking over from Africa's first female leader of this post-war, impoverished West African nation
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Militia leader convicted in Central African RepublicHuman rights groups in Central African Republic say a former warlord who fought in the anti-Balaka militia has been sentenced to life in prison, a first for this conflict-wracked country
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South Africa ruling party deciding if Zuma should step downSouth Africa's ruling party said Monday it is considering whether to order President Jacob Zuma to step down as head of state
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Kenya: Explosive kills 4 more children grazing livestockA Kenyan official says four more children have been killed by an explosive device that went off in a field where they grazing livestock
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7 die at Ethiopia's Epiphany in clashes with security forcesAn Ethiopian police official in the restive Amhara region in the north confirmed Sunday evening that 7 people were killed when people celebrating the Epiphany holiday clashed with security forces
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5 dead, dozens injured as Congo police disperse protestsPolice in Congo use tear gas, gunfire to disperse thousands of anti-government demonstrators across the nation on Sunday, leaving five people dead and injuring more than 33 who marched after church services calling for President Joseph Kabila to step down
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Ethiopia refuses World Bank arbitration over Nile River damEthiopia's leader has rejected arbitration by the World Bank on a disagreement with Egypt over the hydroelectric dam that Ethiopia is building on the Nile River
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2 Americans, 2 Canadians abducted in Nigeria are freed2 Americans, 2 Canadians abducted in Nigeria are freed and in good condition, police say
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2 Americans, 2 Canadians abducted in Nigeria are freed and in good condition, police say2 Americans, 2 Canadians abducted in Nigeria are freed and in good condition, police say
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FILE - In this file photo dated July 4, 2001, aerial photo, a lone elephant grazes at a clearing in the rain forest of Lope Reserve, Gabon.  Gabon's national parks agency said Saturday Jan. 20, 2018, taht a major trafficking ring that smuggled some six tons of ivory out of the country in 2017, has been dismantled, in a victory against poachers who have killed large numbers of forest elephants in the Central African country of Gabon. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das, FILE)
Gabon says major ivory trafficking ring dismantled, 10 heldGabon says major ivory trafficking ring dismantled, 10 arrested in blow to elephant poaching
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