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20 Killed in Raid on UN South Sudan Compound

Armed youths overran the UN Mission in South Sudan compound in Bor and opened fire More

Health workers walk in an isolation center for people infected with Ebola at Donka Hospital in Conakry, April 14, 2014.

Ebola Outbreak Death Toll Rises to 135

Guinea's health ministry reports a total of 122 deaths, while 13 deaths were reported by Liberian health officials More

Zambia's President Michael Sata speaks to journalists at the 18th African Union summit in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, Jan. 2012 file photo.

Zambia Cabinet Minister Faces Inquiry over Alleged Office Abuse

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Forensic expert, Roger Dixon, left, holds a court exhibit, a magazine rack, as he answers questions put to him by chief state prosecutor Gerrie Nel , right, during the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius, in Pretoria, South Africa, April 17, 2014.

Forensics Expert's Testimony Conflicts with Pistorius

Roger Dixon testifies on location of magazine rack in bathroom as defense attempts to rebuild star athlete's case More

Sahadu is a civil servant who was catching a bus to work when a bomb went off, killing 75 people in the Nigerian capital,  April 14, 2014.

Officials: Nigeria Secure for Economic Forum Despite Attacks

Nigerian capital simultaneously recovering from bombing that killed 75 people Monday in suburbs, and preparing for meeting expected to draw more than 1,000 delegates, including heads of state More



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Mariama Diallo
April 10, 2014
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On the Fringe of South African May Elections

Small political parties struggle to bring a wide range of social, economic and politicial ideas to South Africa's national elections

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