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People make their way into Terminal A at Mineta San Jose International Airport near the Hawaiian Airlines gates, April 21, 2014, in San Jose, Calif.

VOA Exclusive: Teen Stowaway's Father Says Allah Protected Son

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FILE - Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago (R) address the media outside the Buganda Magistrates court, Uganda.

Uganda Capital City Official Unhappy With Prolonged Court Battle

Kampala Lord Mayor says court cases have taken toll on family’s health, finances and plunged his political future into uncertainty More

A man votes at a polling station in Bissau, April 13, 2014.

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FILE - A group of activists, religious leaders and former prisoners listen to a former prisoner (C) talk about working the lime quarry during a visit to Robben Island.

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In this photo taken on March 29, 2014, medical personnel at the emergency entrance of a hospital receive suspected Ebola virus patients in Conakry, Guinea.

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Mariama Diallo
April 23, 2014 8:57 PM
VOA's Mariama Diallo brings you a recap of today's headlines on Africa.

On the Fringe of South African May Elections

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