- 50,000 flee South Sudan's instability for Darfur, UN says
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — The U.N. humanitarian office says more than 50,000 South Sudanese have fled into the troubled Darfur region in neighboring Sudan this year.
- Tiger taken from 'world's worst zoo' arrives in South Africa
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A Bengal tiger rescued from what activists have called "the worst zoo in the world" arrived in South Africa for a new home Thursday, after living in a small cage in Gaza alongside another tiger's stuffed corpse.
- Car bomb explodes near Turkish embassy in Somalia's capital
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali police officer says a car bomber has prematurely detonated an explosives-laden vehicle near the new Turkish embassy compound in the capital, Mogadishu.
- Burundi: 8 WhatsApp group members detained for defamation
BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Burundi police say they have detained eight people accused of being members of a WhatsApp group for defaming the government and insulting public institutions.
- Group says Burundians don't want presidential term limits
BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — The majority of Burundians want presidential term limits removed from the country's constitution, a government-backed commission in Burundi has announced, despite last year's deadly uproar over the president's stay in power.
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