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    As Zimbabwe’s Leader Preaches a New Era, Military a Concern

    By FARAI MUTSAKA, Associated Press HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — As Zimbabwe's president preaches democratic reform in a country emerging from decades of repression, the scenes of soldiers dispersing opposition protesters after a disputed election have...

    UN: More Child Sex Abuse Cases by European Troops in Africa

    GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights office says it has turned up six more cases of alleged sexual abuse against children by European troops in Central African Republic, including a 7-year-old girl who...

    Deadly Attack Amid Ebola Outbreak Stalls Containment Efforts

    By AL-HADJI KUDRA MALIRO and CARA ANNA, Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Congolese rebels killed 15 civilians and abducted a dozen children in an attack at the epicenter of the latest deadly Ebola outbreak, Congo's military...

    Megan Markle’s Father Appeals For Her To Call Home

    By The Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Meghan Markle's father has appealed to his daughter to call him, saying they hadn't been in touch since her wedding to Prince Harry in May. Thomas Markle told ITV...

    Howard University Welcomes the Cultures of Japan

    By Lauren Poteat Special to the AFRO Serving as a hub for Black excellence across the country, isn’t the only thing that Howard University is known for. Catering to an elaborate Department of World Languages and...

    14 Dead after Suicide Bombing in Northeastern Nigeria

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Authorities in northeastern Nigeria say at least 14 people are dead after a suicide bombing blamed on the Boko Haram extremist group. Bello Dambatta, head of the rapid response team for...

    Driver Charged in Smuggling-Related Deaths of 10 Immigrants

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The driver of a broiling tractor-trailer found packed with immigrants outside a Walmart in San Antonio was charged Monday in the deaths of 10 of his passengers and could face...

    Nigeria: ‘Deeply Unfortunate Killings’ as 86 Reported Dead

    By The Associated Press LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's presidency late Sunday announced  "deeply unfortunate killings across a number of communities" in central Plateau State as one report cited police as saying 86 people were...

    Students Protest Afrikaans Language use at South African Universities

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African university had to shut down its campuses Friday after violent protests over the use of Afrikaans as an official teaching language — a demonstration that echoed students' demands...

    Concert Stampede in Italy Leaves 6 Dead, Over 50 Hurt

    By DIANA MALTAGLIATI and FRANCES D'EMILIO, Associated Press CORINALDO, Italy (AP) — Teenagers panicked before a rap concert at a jammed Italian disco, setting off a stampede that killed five of them and a mother who...

    Duchess Meghan Praises New Zealand on Women’s Voting Victory

    By NICK PERRY, Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The Duchess of Sussex on Sunday congratulated New Zealand on becoming the first country in the world to allow women to vote 125 years ago,...

    Ethiopian-Israelis Decry Family Separation as Discriminatory

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Zemenech Bililin has not seen her sisters in more than a decade, since she immigrated to Israel from Ethiopia with part of her family. Now a 19-year-old infantry soldier in Israel's...
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