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    Two of the Six Burundi Teens Missing from D.C. Tech Competition Found In Canada

    Two members of a Burundi robotics team who went missing July 20 after an international competition in Washington, D.C. have been found safe in Canada, D.C. police told The Washington Post. The two teenagers, Audrey...

    Bombs Found at Boko Haram Camp Kill 63 in Nigeria

    BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) — A sack of home-made bombs discovered at an abandoned Boko Haram camp exploded, killing 63 people in northeast Nigeria, civilian self-defense fighters said Wednesday. Haruna Bukar, a witness to the blast,...

    Protesters Stone Home of Haiti President, Clash With Police

    By EVENS SANON , Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Protesters have stoned the Haitian president's home and clashed with police, leaving at least one demonstrator dead in the third straight day of demonstrations against...

    Bandits in Guinea Steal Suspected Ebola Blood

    CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — It was a highway robbery but the bandits got more than they bargained for when they stopped a taxi van in Guinea and made off with blood samples that are...

    Female Entrepreneur Breaks Cultural Barriers in Jamaica

    By Lauren Poteat, NNPA Washington Correspondent Changing the way people view the country of Jamaica and its rich culture, one dancehall queen is breaking cultural barriers with her organization’s first ever international Wan Move Diaspora...

    Obama: Today’s Times Are ‘Strange and Uncertain’

    By The Associated Press Former U.S. President Barack Obama on July 17 took aim at "strongman politics" in his highest-profile speech since leaving office, urging people around the world to respect human rights and other...

    Ghana: 61 Killed as Bus Collides with Tomato Truck

    ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — A head-on collision between a passenger bus and a truck in central Ghana killed 61 people in the deadliest road accident in recent memory, officials and witnesses said Thursday. The...

    Maryland Woman Detained in Gambia Returns to US

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A Maryland woman imprisoned last year while visiting her native Gambia is back with her family in the United States. News outlets report that Fanta Jawara arrived at Dulles International Airport...

    Ebola Vaccinations Begin in Rural Congo on Monday: Ministry

    By SALEH MWANAMILONGO, Associated Press KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Ebola vaccinations will begin Monday in the two rural areas of Congo where the latest deadly outbreak was declared this month, the health ministry said Saturday,...

    Report: African Women Ahead as Lawmakers, But Face Violence

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — African women have made significant progress including higher female participation in many legislatures than in Britain and the United States — but women on the continent also face "daunting" challenges...

    Immigrants Wept, Pleaded for Water and Pounded on the Truck

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The tractor-trailer was pitch-black inside, crammed with maybe 90 immigrants or more, and already hot when it left the Texas border town of Laredo for the 150-mile trip north to...

    Cameroon Military, Separatists Blamed for ‘Grave Abuses’

    By CARLEY PETESCH, Associated Press DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Violent tensions between Cameroon's government and Anglophone separatists have forced more than 180,000 people from their homes since December, Human Rights Watch said Thursday in a...

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