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Roadside bombs kills 5 UN peacekeepers in MaliRoadside bomb kills 5 UN peacekeepers, wounds several in northern Mali, spokesman says
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7 killed while on Guinea Ebola education campaignPrime minister: 7 killed by angry residents while on Ebola education trip in rural Guinea
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Nigeria's ruling party wants Jonathan as presidentNigeria's ruling party chooses incumbent Goodluck Jonathan as presidential candidate
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Amnesty: Nigerian police routinely use tortureNigeria's police, military routinely torture detainees: Amnesty International
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Belgium arrests Liberian ex-rebel commanderBelgium arrests Liberian ex-rebel commander on war crimes charges
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South African parliament hosts another ruckusSouth African lawmaker causes a stir with rude gesture toward deputy president in parliament
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Rescue workers search for survivors in the rubble of a collapsed building belonging to the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Lagos, Nigeria Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. A Nigerian televangelist whose followers across Africa and beyond believe he has powers of healing and prophesy is now beset by crisis after one of his buildings collapsed, killing at least 70 people amid allegations that church officials didn’t cooperate with rescuers. The exact circumstances of the disaster as well as the death toll remained unclear on Wednesday, five days after the disaster at a multistory guesthouse and shopping area for T.B. Joshua's Synagogue, Church of All Nations, on the outskirts of Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
Nigeria: Death toll in building collapse up to 80Nigerian official says death toll in building collapse at church complex has risen to 80
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Nigerian troops mark rare victory over extremistsNigerian troops parade armored cars, anti-aircraft weapons captured from Islamic extremists
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Suicide bombers kill 15 at north Nigerian collegeSuicide bombers kill 15 students in attack on college in north Nigerian city of Kano
The Associated Press1 day ago
Rescue workers search for survivors in the rubble of a collapsed building belonging to the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Lagos, Nigeria Wednesday, Sept, 17. 2014. A Nigerian televangelist whose followers across Africa and beyond believe he has powers of healing and prophesy is now beset by crisis after one of his buildings collapsed, killing at least 70 people amid allegations that church officials didn’t cooperate with rescuers. The exact circumstances of the disaster as well as the death toll remained unclear on Wednesday, five days after the disaster at a multistory guesthouse and shopping area for T.B. Joshua's Synagogue, Church of All Nations, on the outskirts of Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital. ( AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
Nigerian preacher faces scrutiny after disasterNigerian preacher, said to have powers of prophesy, now under scrutiny after building collapse
The Associated Press1 day ago
Liberian president says she hopes promised US anti-Ebola aid spurs world into further actionLiberian president says she hopes promised US anti-Ebola aid spurs world into further action
The Associated Press1 day ago
Rescue workers search for survivors in the rubble of a collapsed building belonging to the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Lagos, Nigeria, Tuesday Sept. 16, 2014. Rescue workers early Tuesday dug a woman out of the rubble of a building that collapsed four days ago and she walked away with only a slight injury, a government spokesman said. The death toll rose to 60 by Tuesday afternoon from the fallen multistory building serving as a shopping mall and guesthouse at the sprawling campus of televangelist T.B. Joshua's Synagogue, Church of All Nations, on the outskirts of Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
67 South Africans dead in Nigeria buildingSouth African president says 67 South Africans died in Nigerian building collapse
The Associated Press2 days ago
12 Nigerian troops sentenced to death for mutiny12 Nigerian troops fighting extremists sentenced to death for mutiny, shooting at officer
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South Africa sends murder suspect to BotswanaSouth Africa deports murder suspect to Botswana even though he could face death penalty there
The Associated Press2 days ago
South Sudan urges groups to hire more nationalsSouth Sudan's government urges NGOs, private companies to replace foreigners with nationals
The Associated Press2 days ago
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