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NAIROBI, Kenya — Three officials of the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOCK) have been arrested in connection with the alleged mismanagement of the...

TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisia's newly nominated prime minister and his proposed Cabinet are facing a vote of confidence in parliament which would allow them...

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Somalia's security forces Friday morning ended an overnight siege of a beach restaurant by al-Shabab gunmen in which eight people were...

JOHANNESBURG — A South African judge on Friday dismissed an appeal by prosecutors for a harsher sentence against Oscar Pistorius who was found guilty...

NAIROBI, Kenya — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has arrived in Kenya to launch the Tokyo International Summit on African Development which 35 heads...

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe police used batons, tear gas and water cannons to crush an anti-government protest in the capital Friday, despite a court...

DAKAR, Senegal — Twelve-year-old Boubacar was picked up from the streets of Senegal's capital at night by police, along with dozens of other children,...

El-ARISH, Egypt — A police driver kidnapped earlier this week was publicly shot dead on Thursday by suspected militants from the local Islamic State...

MOGADISHU, Somalia — A Somali police officer says a car bomber has prematurely detonated an explosives-laden vehicle near the new Turkish embassy compound in...

BUJUMBURA, Burundi — The majority of Burundians want presidential term limits removed from the country's constitution, a government-backed commission in Burundi has announced, despite...

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