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White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, Wednesday April 17, 2019, in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, where Trump is promoting a White House global economic program for women. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
APNewsBreak: Ivanka Trump says she passed on World Bank jobAPNewsBreak: White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump says her father asked her if she was interested in the job of World Bank chief but she passed on it
The Associated Press9 hours ago
U.S. White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump, left, speaks with wife of Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara, Dominique Ouattara, center, and other attendees at a State Dinner hosted by Ouattara after the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initative, or We-Fi, event, Wednesday April 17, 2019, in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, where Trump is promoting a White House global economic program for women. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
AP Interview: Ivanka Trump says Africa would inspire her dadAP Interview: In Africa to promote women's economic empowerment, Ivanka Trump says the White House should be judged by its actions, and says her father would be inspired if he visits
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Bomb scare pauses flights for hours at Kenya's main airportBomb scare pauses flights for hours at Kenya's main airport; passenger arrested
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Congo's president says 150 reported missing after boat sinksCongo's president says 150 reported missing after boat sinks on Lake Kivu in the east
The Associated Press1 day ago
Botswana unveils country's largest blue diamond findBotswana unveils country's largest blue diamond find, at more than 20 carats
The Associated Press1 day ago
White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump, center left, talks with Ivory Coast Vice President Daniel Kablan Duncan, center right, at the end of a group photo with officials at the Presidential Palace, Tuesday April 16, 2019, in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Trump is visiting Ethiopia and Ivory Coast to promote a White House global economic program for women. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
In Ivory Coast, Ivanka Trump talks women's rightsIvanka Trump is meeting with the vice president of Ivory Coast as part of a trip to Africa focused on women's economic development
The Associated Press1 day ago
Kenya moves Cuban doctors away from border after abductionsKenyan officials say Cuban doctors deployed along the border with Somalia are being evacuated following the kidnapping last week of two Cuban doctors
The Associated Press2 days ago
US airstrike kills top IS group leader in northern SomaliaA United States airstrike killed a senior leader of the extremist rebels of the Islamic State in Somalia group involved in attacks in northern Somalia, U.S. military and a minister said Monday
The Associated Press2 days ago
White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump, center, walks with Ethiopia's President Sahle-Work Zewde, center right, after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Monday April 15, 2019. Ivanka Trump is on a four-day trip to Ethiopia and Ivory Coast on behalf of a White House project intended to boost 50 million women in developing countries by 2025. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Ivanka Trump eyes laws, customs holding back African womenIvanka Trump is putting the spotlight on laws and customs in Africa that hold women on the continent back
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this photo taken Tuesday, April 2, 2019, human rights activist Mia Farrow laughs with staff from the International Rescue Committee while visiting an internally displaced person's camp in the capital Juba, South Sudan. Human rights activist Mia Farrow spoke to The Associated Press as she visited South Sudan again in her new role as envoy for the International Rescue Committee, helping the aid group to promote a global initiative to change the way humanitarian organizations approach malnutrition. (AP Photo/Sam Mednick)
Mia Farrow pursues anti-hunger work in South Sudan visitMia Farrow pursues anti-hunger work in South Sudan as it recovers from civil war
The Associated Press3 days ago
White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump, center, smiles at Azalech Tesfaye, right, who is the recipient of loan guarantee through USAID, as Trump meets women who work in the Ethiopian coffee industry, Sunday April 14, 2019, at Dumerso Coffee in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Trump is visiting Ethiopia and later this week the Ivory Coast to promote a White House global economic program for women. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Ivanka Trump promotes women's empowerment in EthiopiaIvanka Trump has begun a four-day trip to Africa, and she's toured businesses run by women in Ethiopia while also promoting a White House global economic program for women
The Associated Press3 days ago
In speech from deep below ocean's surface, Seychelles president makes plea to protect 'beating blue heart of our planet'In speech from deep below ocean's surface, Seychelles president makes plea to protect 'beating blue heart of our planet'
The Associated Press4 days ago
Kenyans march against global trade in endangered speciesKenyans march against global trade in endangered species ahead of international gathering
The Associated Press4 days ago
Suspected Islamic extremists abduct 2 Cuban doctors in KenyaSuspected Islamic extremists abduct 2 Cuban doctors in Kenya near the Somali border
The Associated Press5 days ago
In this photo taken Thursday, April 11, 2019, a young merchant carrying brooms to sell walks along a street after the recent ousting of Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, in the capital Juba, South Sudan. The military overthrow of Sudan's longtime president quickly has raised concerns about whether the upheaval will destabilize neighbouring South Sudan's fragile efforts at peace after five years of civil war. (AP Photo/Sam Mednick)
Sudan's upheaval brings fears for South Sudan's peace dealSudan's upheaval brings fears for South Sudan's peace deal, brokered in part by al-Bashir
The Associated Press6 days ago
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