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Kenyan police say attack on Chinese facilities is repelledKenyan police say gunmen opened fire on Chinese construction facilities in eastern Kenya, days after Islamic extremists claimed responsibility for a Nairobi attack
The Associated Press4 hours ago
File-This jan. 10, 2019, file photo shows opposition candidate Martin Fayulu speaking to the press at his headquarters in Kinshasa, Congo.  Congo's Constitutional Court early Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019,  declared the election of Felix Tshisekedi as president, rejecting challenges to the vote by runner-up Fayulu, who had alleged fraud. Tshisekedi, son of the late, charismatic opposition leader Etienne, is now set to be inaugurated on Tuesday.(AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
Congo on brink of 1st peaceful transfer with Tshisekeid winCongo on the brink of first peaceful, democratic transfer of power since independence in 1960 after the Constitutional Court on Sunday confirmed the presidential election victory of Felix Tshisekedi, although questions remain about the result
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Pastor and activist Evan Mawarire, arrives handcuffed at the magistrates courts in Harare, Zimbabwe, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019.   Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights have said in a statement that Mawarire who is among the more than 600 people arrested this week has been charged with subverting a constitutional government amid a crackdown on protests against a dramatic fuel price increase.(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Zimbabwe president to return home after deadly turmoilZimbabwe's president says he will return, skip World Economic Forum after deadly turmoil
The Associated Press6 hours ago
The Latest: AU 'postpones' urgent trip to Congo over voteThe Latest: African Union 'postpones' urgent trip to Congo after court upholds election results
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Zimbabwe's president says he will return home, skip World Economic Forum after week of deadly turmoilZimbabwe's president says he will return home, skip World Economic Forum after week of deadly turmoil
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 file photo, protestors gather on the streets during demonstrations over the hike in fuel prices in Harare, Zimbabwe. 2019 is already a busy year for internet shutdowns in Africa, with governments ordering cutoffs as soon as a crisis appears. Zimbabwe ordered a “total internet shutdown” in recent days during protests over a dramatic fuel price increase and a resulting deadly crackdown. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File)
AP Explains: 2019 a busy year for African internet shutdownsAP Explains: 2019 already a busy year for African internet shutdowns; how it works and how it hurts
The Associated Press9 hours ago
'I've been robbed by the state:' Zimbabwe, in chaos, mourns'I have been robbed by the state:' Zimbabwe mourns amid a bloody crackdown on protests
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Al-Qaida-linked jihadists kill 10 UN peacekeepers in MaliAl-Qaida-linked jihadists kill 10 UN peacekeepers in northern Mali, wound at least 25 more
The Associated Press4 hours ago
File-This jan. 10, 2019, file photo shows opposition candidate Martin Fayulu speaking to the press at his headquarters in Kinshasa, Congo.  Congo's Constitutional Court early Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019,  declared the election of Felix Tshisekedi as president, rejecting challenges to the vote by runner-up Fayulu, who had alleged fraud. Tshisekedi, son of the late, charismatic opposition leader Etienne, is now set to be inaugurated on Tuesday.(AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
Tshisekedi declared Congo's president, but runner-up revoltsCongo election crisis: Tshisekedi is declared the president, but runner-up Fayulu revolts
The Associated Press20 hours ago
The Latest: Tshisekedi says his win a victory for all CongoThe Latest: Congo's President-elect Felix Tshisekedi said early Sunday that the Constitutional Court's decision confirming him as the winner of the presidential election was a victory for the entire country
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Congo election runner-up Fayulu urges nationwide protests, calling himself the country's only 'legitimate president'Congo election runner-up Fayulu urges nationwide protests, calling himself the country's only 'legitimate president'
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Congo's Constitutional Court declares Felix Tshisekedi is elected president after rejecting challenges to the voteCongo's Constitutional Court declares Felix Tshisekedi is elected president after rejecting challenges to the vote
The Associated Press1 day ago
Congo's Constitutional Court rejects runner-up Fayulu's challenge to presidential election resultsCongo's Constitutional Court rejects runner-up Fayulu's challenge to presidential election results
The Associated Press1 day ago
US airstrike in Somalia kills 52 al-Shabab extremistsUS airstrike in Somalia kills 52 al-Shabab extremists in response to attack on Somali forces
The Associated Press1 day ago
'I've been robbed by the state:' Zimbabwe, in chaos, mourns'I have been robbed by the state:' Zimbabwe mourns amid a bloody crackdown on protests
The Associated Press1 day ago
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