- Kenya: Supreme court judge to be investigated over bribery
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The head of Kenya's Judiciary Friday said that an internal probe has found that a Supreme Court judge should be investigated further over allegations that he received a $2 million bribe to influence an election petition.
- South Africa: All but 3 rescued after collapse at gold mine
JOHANNESBURG (AP) â A building collapsed above a gold mine in South Africa on Friday, trapping dozens of people before they were rescued. After several hours, three people remained missing, a union spokesman said.
- Drought-stricken Zimbabwe declares state of disaster
MASVINGO, Zimbabwe (AP) — Cattle, thin like their owners, wander in a parched riverbed. Desperate villagers barter a few fish for maize because there is no money for food. In this drought-stricken area of Zimbabwe, some people allege that who you know determines whether you'll get state food aid, with those out of favor with local officials going hungry.
- 6 Sierra Leone activists convicted in land dispute case
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A court in Sierra Leone has convicted six people of destroying 40 palm trees that belonged to a French company accused of land grabbing in the West African nation.
- Car bomb explodes at UN base in Mali's Timbuktu
TIMBUKTU, Mali (AP) — A car bomb exploded Friday outside a U.N. mission police station in northern Mali, killing at least one Malian soldier and wounding several others, authorities said.
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