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    Italy: Rescue Boat With 82 Migrants Can Sail to Italian Isle

    By RENATA BRITO and FRANCES D'EMILIO Associated Press ABOARD THE OCEAN VIKING (AP) — A charity rescue ship with 82 migrants aboard received permission Saturday to sail to a tiny southern Italian island, but Italy's...

    Bahamians Look for Loved Ones as 1,300 Missing After Dorian

    By DÁNICA COTO Associated Press MCLEAN'S TOWN, Bahamas (AP) — They scan social media, peer under rubble, or try to follow the smell of death in an attempt to find family and friends. They search amid...

    The AFRO in Africa: Jet Lag and a Crash Course on Kampala

    By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Traveling for the first time to the first continent was physically brutal. Operating on virtually no sleep, I felt almost every one of the nearly 9,000 miles from West Baltimore...

    Rep. Wilson Leads Delegation Urging White House to Waive or Suspend Bahamian Visa Requirements

    By NNPA Newswire U.S. Rep. Frederica S. Wilson is leading a bipartisan letter signed by members of the Florida delegation urging President Donald Trump to waive or suspend certain visa requirements for Bahamians seeking to...

    Robert Mugabe, Former Zimbabwe President Who Overthrew White Minority Rule, Dead at 95

    By Farai Mutsaka and Christopher Torchia, The Associated Press Former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe, an ex -guerrilla chief who took power after independence from white minority rule in 1980 and presided over a country whose early...

    Uganda: 9-year-old Girl from Congo Dies of Ebola

    By RODNEY MUHUMUZA and AL-HADJI KUDRA MALIRO Associated Press KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A 9-year-old Congolese girl who tested positive for Ebola in neighboring Uganda has died, Ugandan authorities said Friday, as the World Health...

    Sudan Court Accepts Corruption Charges Against al-Bashir

    By SAMY MAGDY Associated Press CAIRO (AP) — A Sudanese court said Saturday it accepted prosecutors' corruption-related charges against autocratic former president Omar al-Bashir, who appeared in court in a cage for the third time...

    UN says 40 Migrants Feared Drowned in Capsizing off Libya

    By SAMY MAGDY Associated Press CAIRO (AP) — A boat carrying dozens of migrants bound for Europe capsized Tuesday in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya, with at least 40 people missing and presumed drowned, U.N....

    Zimbabweans ‘Reduced to Paupers’ Since Mugabe’s Departure

    By TriceEdneyWire.com It’s hard to believe how far Zimbabwe has fallen since former President Robert Mugabe was ousted in a military-backed coup. Power cuts now leave citizens without electricity from dawn to long after dusk. Gas...

    New Ebola Drugs Show Exciting Promise with 90 percent Cure Rate

    By TriceEdneyWire.com/GIN - Two experimental treatments are raising hopes among medical personnel that a cure for the deadly virus Ebola has been found. The antibody-based treatments will now be offered to all patients in the Democratic...

    Migrants Exit Rescue Ship in Italy After 19-day Standoff

    By COLLEEN BARRY and ARITZ PARRA Associated Press MILAN (AP) — More than 80 people were being evacuated from a migrant rescue ship on Tuesday, capping a drama that saw 15 passengers jump into the...

    Former Ebola Patient Calls Attention to Current Outbreak

    By RON HARRIS Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — As the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history rages in Congo, a doctor who survived the deadly disease five years ago worries that people aren't paying enough...

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