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U.S Secretary of Defense Mark Esper attends a meeting with Tunisian Defense Minister Brahim Bartagi in Tunis Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020. US Defense Secretary Mark Esper arrived Wednesday in Tunisia, before heading to Algeria and Morocco. (AP Photo/Hassene Dridi)
US defense chief visits North Africa, World War II cemeteryU.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper has met with Tunisia’s president to kick off a North African tour amid growing regional concern about lawlessness in Libya
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Auditor general: Kenya to lose millions in COVID-19 responseKenya’s auditor general says the country stands to lose $21 million in the procurement of COVID-19 medical supplies because the Kenya Medical Supplies Agency failed to follow procurement law
The Associated Press10 hours ago
South African Airways suspends operations amid huge debt South Africa’s state-owned airline has suspended all its operations as it struggles to raise a bailout of more $591 million
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Uganda to help build roads inside Congo, citing trade goalsUganda’s government says it will help finance projects to surface over 200 kilometers (124 miles) of road inside neighboring Congo as part of plans to boost trade between the countries
The Associated Press1 day ago
Botswana extends emergency measures to combat virusBotswana has extended its state of emergency for a further six months to combat the spread of COVID-19
The Associated Press1 day ago
A dead elephant is seen in Hwange National park, Zimbabwe, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020. A spokesman for Zimbabwe's national parks said on Wednesday, Sept. 2 the number of elephants dying in the country's west from a suspected bacterial infection, possibly from eating poisonous plants, has risen to 22 and more deaths are expected. (AP Photo)
Zimbabwe elephants died from bacterial disease, say expertsParks authorities in Zimbabwe said Monday that the recent deaths of elephants has been caused by a bacterial disease that has previously affected elephants in Asia and other animals in southern Africa, although more tests will still be carried out
The Associated Press2 days ago
Medical workers strike outside the Accident and Emergency ward at Kenya's largest referral hospital Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya Monday, Sept. 28, 2020. A witness says a man has died outside an emergency ward of Kenya's largest referral hospital after he was not treated for hours because the staff are on strike over pay raises that were approved in 2012 but according to medical workers not received. (AP Photo)
1 person dies as Nairobi hospital workers strike in KenyaA witness says a man has died outside an emergency ward of Kenya’s largest referral hospital after he was not treated for hours because the staff members are on strike
The Associated Press2 days ago
Schoolchildren wait to enter their school in Harare, Zimbabwe, Monday Sept, 28, 2020. Zimbabwe schools have reopened in phases, but with smaller number of pupils, more teachers and other related measures to enable children to resume their education without the risk of a spike in COVID-19 infections. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Zimbabwe begins gradual reopening of schools amid virusZimbabwe’s schools Monday reopened for pupils for two grades as part of a gradual process that will see all pupils return to class by early November
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006 file photo, Mali's then Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Moctar Ouane addresses the 61st session of the United Nations General Assembly at the United Nations headquarters. Mali's transitional president Bah N'Daw on Sunday, Sept, 27, 2020 appointed former minister of foreign affairs, Moctar Ouane, as the West African nation's prime minister, with the appointment of a civilian prime minister being a major condition imposed by the West African regional economic bloc, ECOWAS, on Mali to lift sanctions that were imposed after an Aug. 18 coup. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
Mali transitional government appoints new prime ministerMali’s transitional president has appointed former minister of foreign affairs, Moctar Ouane, as the West African nation’s prime minister days after being sworn into office
The Associated Press3 days ago
Progress against virus brings complacency in parts of AfricaSchools are reopening in Zimbabwe, along with churches, bars, restaurants, airports and tourist attractions
The Associated Press4 days ago
African court says ex-Ivory Coast leader should be candidateThe African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights says former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo should not be excluded from the list of candidates for the West African country’s Oct. 31 election
The Associated Press5 days ago
Supporters hold placards showing former Defense Minister and retired Col. Maj. Bah N'Daw, above, who is now transitional president, and Col. Assimi Goita, below, head of the junta that staged the Aug. 18 coup and who is now transitional vice president, outside a swearing-in ceremony in the capital Bamako, Mali, Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. Mali's transitional president and vice president were sworn into office Friday, more than a month after a coup in the West African nation, as Mali remains under sanctions by the 15-nation West African regional bloc ECOWAS, and amid uncertainty about details of the transition period. (AP Photo)
Mali swears in transitional president and vice president Mali’s transitional president and vice president were sworn into office, more than a month after a coup in the West African nation
The Associated Press5 days ago
Paul Rusesabagina, center, whose story inspired the film "Hotel Rwanda", wears a pink prison uniform as he appears for a bail hearing at a court in the capital Kigali, Rwanda Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. Rusesabagina admitted in court that he helped to form the National Liberation Front rebel group in order to assist Rwandan refugees, but denied that he supported any violence or killings. (AP Photo/Muhizi Olivier)
'Hotel Rwanda' hero admits backing rebels, denies violenceThe man portrayed as a hero in the movie “Hotel Rwanda” has admitted in court that he backed a rebel group, but denied that he supported any violence or killings
The Associated Press5 days ago
‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero admits in court that he backed a rebel group, but denies that he supported any violence or killings‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero admits in court that he backed a rebel group, but denies that he supported any violence or killings
The Associated Press5 days ago
Suspected extremists abduct 3 non-Muslims in Kenya's northOfficials in Kenya say three non-Muslim bus passengers were abducted by suspected Islamic extremists in Kenya’s northern Mandera county that borders Somalia
The Associated Press6 days ago
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