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In this June 13, 2019 photo, a migrant woman reads a Bible as she rests inside the Portland Exposition Building in Portland, Maine. Maine's largest city has repurposed the basketball arena as an emergency shelter in anticipation of hundreds of asylum seekers who are headed to the state from the U.S. southern border. Most are arriving from Congo and Angola. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Record number of African migrants coming to Mexican borderPeople fleeing economic hardship and human rights abuses in African countries are coming to the U.S.-Mexico border in unprecedented numbers
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Security forces stand near the wreckage of an official vehicle that was destroyed in a bomb attack in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Saturday, June 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
11 killed, 25 hurt as explosions rock Somalia's capital11 killed, 25 wounded as explosions rock Somalia's capital; al-Shabab claims responsibility
The Associated Press1 day ago
8 killed, at least 16 wounded as explosions rock Somalia's capital8 killed, at least 16 wounded as explosions rock Somalia's capital
The Associated Press1 day ago
'We are trapped': Zimbabwe's economic crunch hits passports'We are trapped': Zimbabwe's economic crunch hits passports as people sleep in line for days
The Associated Press1 day ago
10 Kenyan police officers killed in blast near Somalia10 Kenyan police officers killed when vehicle strikes explosives near border with Somalia
The Associated Press1 day ago
Officials say 10 Kenyan police officers are killed when vehicle strikes explosives near Somali borderOfficials say 10 Kenyan police officers are killed when vehicle strikes explosives near Somali border
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Record number of South Sudanese face critical lack of foodRecord number of South Sudanese face critical lack of food, months after end of civil war
The Associated Press2 days ago
2 Canadian women abducted in Ghana are rescued2 Canadians abducted in Ghana are rescued as country sees increase in kidnappings for ransom
The Associated Press4 days ago
Mali's government sharply lowers massacre death toll to 35Mali's government sharply lowers death toll in village massacre to 35, down from 95
The Associated Press4 days ago
World Health Organization says two more Ebola cases confirmed in Uganda after virus crosses from CongoWorld Health Organization says two more Ebola cases confirmed in Uganda after virus crosses from Congo
The Associated Press4 days ago
5-year-old boy with Ebola dies in 1st Uganda case as virus outbreak spreads from Congo5-year-old boy with Ebola dies in 1st Uganda case as virus outbreak spreads from Congo
The Associated Press4 days ago
Uganda's health ministry confirms first cross-border Ebola case since outbreak started in AugustUganda's health ministry confirms first cross-border Ebola case since outbreak started in August
The Associated Press5 days ago
Activists celebrate inside the High Court in Gaborone, Botswana, Tuesday June 11, 2019. Botswana became the latest country to decriminalize gay sex when the High Court rejected as unconstitutional sections of the penal code that punish same-sex relations with up to seven years in prison. (AP Photo)
Botswana decriminalizes gay sex in landmark Africa caseBotswana decriminalizes gay sex in landmark Africa case; orientation not a 'fashion statement'
The Associated Press5 days ago
South Sudan sentences prominent activist to more prison timeSouth Sudan sentences prominent activist to more prison time; was accused of leading uprising
The Associated Press5 days ago
African activists urge Eritrea's leader to launch reformsAfrican activists urge Eritrean leader to launch reforms in continent's 'most closed society'
The Associated Press5 days ago
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