- South Sudan ambassador dismisses rift with Ethiopia
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — South Sudan's ambassador to Ethiopia is dismissing reports that relations are strained between the two countries after President Salva Kiir visited Egypt and met with President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in Cairo earlier this month.
- In Zimbabwe, losing husband can mean 'losing everything'
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — For many Zimbabwean women, the death of a husband means much more than losing a spouse.
- Turkish president warns Mozambique of alleged Gulen threat
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The group blamed for last year's botched coup attempt in Turkey could infiltrate state institutions in other parts of the world where it operates, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday during a visit to Mozambique.
- Gambia's new president, still in Senegal, names female VP
BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Gambia's new vice president will be a female leader of the opposition coalition that helped bring new President Adama Barrow to power, a presidential spokesman announced Monday, as regional troops continued security sweeps to prepare for Barrow's return to the country he now rules.
- Official: 236 dead at camp bombed by Nigeria's air force
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — The death toll from the bombing of a refugee camp by Nigeria's air force has climbed to 236, a local official said Monday — a sharp increase from earlier counts.
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