Africa

At Least 31 Die After Boat Sinks in Lake Victoria in Uganda

Ugandan Navy crews joined the recovery effort on Sunday after a boat carrying more than 90 people sank on Lake…

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At Least 30 Die After Boat Sinks in Lake Victoria in Uganda

Ugandan Navy crews joined the recovery effort on Sunday after a boat carrying more than 90 people sank on Lake…

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One African Nation Put the Brakes on Chinese Debt. But Not for Long.

A crowd in Djibouti, one of the African nations whose debts to China have aroused the anxiety of the Internatational…

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War Crimes Suspect Called ‘Rambo’ Is Turned Over to International Court

Central African armed forces detained Alfred Yekatom, a sitting member of Parliament, after he fired a gun at the Parliament…

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8 U.N. Peacekeepers Killed in Congo in Area Facing Ebola Outbreak

A United Nations peacekeeper from Tanzania on patrol this week in the Democratic Republic of Congo.CreditCreditJohn Wessels/Agence France-Presse — Getty…

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U.N. Lifts Sanctions on Eritrea, but Keeps Somalia Arms Embargo

From left, President Isaias Afwerki of Eritrea, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia and President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed of Somalia…

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Cameroon School Kidnappings Are Reported Amid Secession Battle

President Paul Biya of Cameroon and his wife at an election rally at the Maroua Stadium, in northern Cameroon, in…

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Car Bombs Kill at Least 20 in Somalia’s Capital

Security officers fleeing the scene of an explosion in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Friday.CreditCreditFeisal Omar/Reuters MOGADISHU, Somalia — Four car bombs…

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Cameroon Students Have Been Released, Officials Say

Government soldiers in Ekona, Cameroon, last month. The military’s response to separatists in the country, a largely ragtag group of…

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Navy Completes Inquiry Into Strangling Death of Army Green Beret in Mali

No one has been charged in the death of Staff Sgt. Logan J. Melgar, which a military medical examiner last…

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