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Congo Rejects African Union Demand to Delay Election Results

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo — The Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday rejected an African Union demand to delay announcing the final results of its presidential election, compounding the turmoil surrounding a vote that many fear could fan widespread unrest. In a surprise announcement on Thursday, the African Union …

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11 Arrests Reported in Deadly Nairobi Assault

NAIROBI, Kenya — The police intensified their search on Thursday for the plotters of the deadly assault on a Nairobi hotel-shopping complex, as Kenyan news services said at least 11 people had been arrested, including a suspected financier. The assault, which began Tuesday afternoon and lasted more than 18 hours, …

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Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesters in Sudan

Demonstrators clashed with security forces on the streets of the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, as they marched to the presidential palace to demand the resignation of President Omar al-Bashir. Some protesters and eyewitnesses reported that security forces had fired live rounds at them. Source link

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Sudan Protesters Met With Tear Gas on March to Presidential Palace

Protesters demanding the resignation of President Omar al-Bashir clashed with security forces Thursday on the streets of the Sudanese capital. In the latest eruption against the longtime ruler, crowds of people marched toward the presidential palace in the capital, Khartoum, many waving their country’s flag and singing the national anthem. …

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Deadly Attack in Nairobi – Video

By BARBARA MARCOLINI | Jan. 15, 2019 | 1:42 Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel and office complex in Nairobi, Kenya, on Tuesday. The Shabab, a Somalia-based militant group, claimed responsibility for the assault. Related: article: Shabab Claim Responsibility for Deadly Assault on Nairobi Hotel-Office Complex Source link

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