Burundi:Opposition leader shot dead

The leader of an opposition party in Burundi has been shot dead by unknown assailants in Bujumbura, according to witnesses and residents. +

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    Burundi:Opposition leader shot dead

    The leader of an opposition party in Burundi has been shot dead by unknown assailants in Bujumbura, according to witnesses and residents. +

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    West African Leaders Meet Tuesday in Ghana’s Capital

    Leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) meet Tuesday in Ghana’s capital, Accra, where they will be hosted by President John Dramani Mahama.  +

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    South African Security Targets Foreigners

    South African police and soldiers raided Central Methodist Church in Johannesburg, known for sheltering displaced foreigners, during the early hours of Friday morning. +

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    Protests persist against Burundi president for the 3rd day

    Hundreds of people marched in the outskirts of Burundi's capital on Tuesday in a third day of protests against President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to run for a third term, a move critics +

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    Foreigners tell of being 'hunted like dogs' in South Africa

    Foreigners fleeing xenophobic violence in South Africa told Tuesday of how they escaped marauding death mobs and vowed never to return to the country where they had sought a new life. +

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    In Nigeria’s Election, Muhammadu Buhari Defeats Goodluck Jonathan

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Burundi:Opposition leader shot dead

The leader of an opposition party in Burundi has been shot dead by unknown assailants in Bujumbura, according to witnesses and residents. +

West African Leaders Meet Tuesday in Ghana’s Capital

Leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) meet Tuesday in Ghana’s capital, Accra, where they will be hosted by President John Dramani Mahama. 

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South African Security Targets Foreigners

South African police and soldiers raided Central Methodist Church in Johannesburg, known for sheltering displaced foreigners, during the early hours of Friday morning. +

Protests persist against Burundi president for the 3rd day

Hundreds of people marched in the outskirts of Burundi's capital on Tuesday in a third day of protests against President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to run for a third term, a move critics +

Foreigners tell of being 'hunted like dogs' in South Africa

Foreigners fleeing xenophobic violence in South Africa told Tuesday of how they escaped marauding death mobs and vowed never to return to the country where they had sought a new life. +

15 Killed in Attack on Somalia's Education Ministry

The Somali militant group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack Tuesday on a government complex in the capital, Mogadishu.

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In Nigeria’s Election, Muhammadu Buhari Defeats Goodluck Jonathan

Nigeria — With anger swelling over corruption, inequality and a devastating Islamist insurgency in the nation’s north, Nigerians by a wide margin chose an austere former general who onc +

Nigeria shuts all borders ahead of election

ABUJA, Nigeria– Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered the closure of the country's land and sea borders before this weekend's general election, the interior ministry s +