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A supporter of main opposition leader Raila Odinga holds a placard of his face as she attends a small demonstration outside the Supreme Court in downtown Nairobi, Kenya Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. Dozens of supporters gathered in front of the court building where opposition lawyers were expected to file a petition contesting President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
Kenya opposition files challenge against presidential voteLawyers representing the Kenyan opposition coalition National Super Alliance have filed a petition with the Supreme Court challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election, beating a midnight deadline
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Official: Rwanda genocide suspect extradited from GermanyRwanda prosecution officials said say the German government has extradited a suspect in the 1994 Rwandan genocide to Rwanda to face charges
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Family members attend a mass funeral for victims of heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent at a cemetery in Sierra Leone, Freetown, Thursday, Aug. 17 , 2017. The government has begun burying the hundreds of people killed earlier this week in mudslides in Sierra Leone's capital, and it warned Thursday of new danger from a large crack that has opened on a mountainside where residents were told to evacuate. (AP Photo/ Manika Kamara)
Sierra Leone death toll now up to 450 after mudslidesSierra Leone mudslides death toll now 'up to 450' as hundreds still missing, UN says
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Family members attend a mass funeral for victims of heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent at a cemetery in Sierra Leone, Freetown, Thursday, Aug. 17 , 2017. The government has begun burying the hundreds of people killed earlier this week in mudslides in Sierra Leone's capital, and it warned Thursday of new danger from a large crack that has opened on a mountainside where residents were told to evacuate. (AP Photo/ Manika Kamara)
The Latest: Death toll up to 450 in Sierra Leone mudslidesSierra Leone pathologist says 'up to 450' bodies now recovered after mudslides
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Rwandan Paul Kagame, right, sits with African head of States at the Amahoro stadium Kigali Rwanda.. Friday, Aug.18, 2017. Rwandan President Paul Kagame was sworn in for a third term Friday after winning re-election with nearly 99 percent of the vote. Many African leaders attended the ceremony in the capital, Kigali. The longtime president had described the Aug. 4 election as "a formality" while campaigning.(AP Photo Eric Murinzi)
Rwanda leader Kagame inaugurated; won nearly 99 pct of voteRwanda's president is inaugurated after winning nearly 99 percent of the vote
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Texas woman in ID thefts gets 10 years in Nigeria cars scamA Texas woman is going to prison for a $1.2 million identity-theft scheme that used bogus tax refunds to buy and ship used cars to Nigeria
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - In this Saturday Feb. 27, 2016 file photo, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, left, and his wife Grace attend his birthday celebrations in Masvingo, Zimbabwe. President Robert Mugabe is in South Africa as his wife is accused of assaulting a young model. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File)
Zimbabwe's first lady remains quiet amid assault claimsZimbabwe's first lady remains quiet amid assault claims as South Africa weighs immunity request
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Sierra Leone mudslides death toll now above 400 as hundreds still missing, UN saysSierra Leone mudslides death toll now above 400 as hundreds still missing, UN says
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Officials say extremist group beheads 3 people in KenyaKenyan officials say suspected Islamic militants have beheaded three people and burnt houses in attack at the coastal county of Lamu
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Burundi: 1 killed, 29 injured in grenade attacks, say policeBurundian police say 1 person has been killed and 29 others injured in overnight grenade attacks in the capital
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Volunteers handle a coffin during a mass funeral for victims of heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent at a cemetery in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. The government has begun burying the 350 people killed earlier this week in mudslides in Sierra Leone's capital, and it warned Thursday of new danger from a large crack that has opened on a mountainside where residents were told to evacuate. (AP Photo/ Kabba Kargbo)
Threat looms of more mudslides in Sierra Leone amid burialsSierra Leone's president has joined with families in paying final respects to victims of this week's mudslides and flooding in the capital, while the government is warning residents to evacuate a mountainside where a large crack opened
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Saturday Feb. 27, 2016 file photo, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, left, and his wife Grace attend his birthday celebrations in Masvingo, Zimbabwe. President Robert Mugabe is in South Africa as his wife is accused of assaulting a young model. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File)
A look at Zimbabwe's first lady, who is accused of assaultA look at Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe, who is accused of assaulting South African model
The Associated Press1 day ago
Gabriella Engels, looks on during a media conference in Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. The model who accuses Zimbabwe's first lady of assault, 20-year-old Gabriella Engels, has been offered legal assistance by a prominent lawyer Gerrie Nel, who secured the murder conviction of Oscar Pistorius. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
'Red alert' over Zimbabwe first lady, accused of assaultSouth Africa police issue 'red alert' over Zimbabwe first lady, accused of assaulting model
The Associated Press1 day ago
South African conservationist shot and killed in TanzaniaSouth African conservationist shot and killed in Tanzania, US-based group says
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE -- In this June, 2, 2017 file photo Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, left, and his wife Grace follow proceedings during a youth rally in Marondera Zimbabwe. Mugabe is in South Africa as his wife is accused of assaulting a young model. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File)
The Latest: Lawyers for South Africa model consider courtThe Latest: Lawyers for South Africa model considering going to court over Zimbabwe first lady
The Associated Press1 day ago
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