MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia says there are currently only five confirmed cases of Ebola in the entire country. Full Story
2 suspected looters killed in South Africa
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Two suspected looters in South Africa were fatally shot bringing to six the number of people killed in more than a week of attacks on shops owned by African immigrants in the Johannesburg area, police said Monday.
Liberia: Only 5 people being treated for Ebola in country
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia says there are currently only five confirmed cases of Ebola in the entire country.
2 Malian troops killed, 3 wounded in ambush in north
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — At least two soldiers were killed in an ambush in Mali's north, an army official said Monday.
8 kidnapped Central African officials are freed
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Eight Central African Republic officials kidnapped by members of the country's former rebel coalition have been freed, one of the officials said Monday.
Boko Haram attacks northeastern Nigerian city, scores killed
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — In fierce fighting Sunday that killed more than 200 combatants, Nigerian troops clashed with Islamic extremists who attacked Maiduguri, the biggest city in northeastern Nigeria, from three fronts.
Kerry in Nigeria to warn against postelection violence
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — In a rare high-level visit to Africa's most populous country, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday urged Nigeria's leading presidential candidates to refrain from fomenting violence after next month's vote, and he condemned savage attacks by Boko Haram, an al-Qaida-lined insurgency.
Zambia: Edgar Lungu sworn in as new president
LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — Edgar Lungu was sworn in as Zambia's new president Sunday.
Congo lawmakers approve revised electoral law after protests
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Lawmakers in Congo have approved a new version of the country's electoral law after scrapping a provision that opposition leaders said was intended to prolong the president's time in power.
South Africa shaken by anti-immigrant riots
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African authorities have re-established order — for now — in Soweto and other Johannesburg townships, after a week of looting of foreign-owned shops and violence in which four people were killed.
Turkish president in Somalia to launch development projects
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Under tight security Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Sunday launched development projects sponsored by his government including an airport terminal in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.
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