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DikembeMutombo Records Ebola Messages for US Officials

NEW YORK – Unable to send disease fighters to help battle one of the deadliest Ebola outbreaks in history, U.S. health officials are turning to basketball hall of famer DikembeMutombo for help.

Mutombo, regarded as …

DikembeMutombo Records Ebola Messages for US Officials

NEW YORK – Unable to send disease fighters to help battle one of the deadliest Ebola outbreaks in history, U.S. health officials are turning to basketball hall of famer DikembeMutombo for help.

Mutombo, regarded as …

Ruling Party Candidate Declares Victory in Mauritania

NOUAKCHOTT – Mauritania’s ruling party candidate Mohammed Ould Ghazouani has won an absolute majority of votes in the country’s presidential election, the electoral commission said Sunday.

UPR candidate and former defense minister Ghazouani, 62, won …

Ruling Party Candidate Declares Victory in Mauritania

NOUAKCHOTT – Mauritania’s ruling party candidate Mohammed Ould Ghazouani has won an absolute majority of votes in the country’s presidential election, the electoral commission said Sunday.

UPR candidate and former defense minister Ghazouani, 62, won …

Central African Republic Facing Acute Food Shortages

GENEVA – A new report finds nearly half of all people in the Central African Republic are suffering acute food shortages. The latest assessment by the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification, a joint effort by …

Mixed Feelings Expressed as Cameroon Mourns Fallen Soldiers

A tribute was held Friday at an army headquarters in Yaounde to the 17 soldiers and eight civilians killed June 10 by Boko Haram in Darak, on Cameroon’s northern border.

Retired teacher Clement Ndzana was …

Mixed Feelings Expressed as Cameroon Mourns Fallen Soldiers

A tribute was held Friday at an army headquarters in Yaounde to the 17 soldiers and eight civilians killed June 10 by Boko Haram in Darak, on Cameroon’s northern border.

Retired teacher Clement Ndzana was …

Malawi Protesters Call for Electoral Commission’s Head to Step Down

LILONGWE – Nearly 15,000 opposition supporters brought business to a standstill in the capital Lilongwe as they marched to the Capitol Hill, the seat of government offices.

They wanted to present a petition, demanding the …

Sudan Protesters Holding Night Marches

KHARTOUM – Sudan protest groups plan night marches in an attempt to pressure the military for a return to civilian rule. Sudan’s security forces earlier this month crushed a weeks-long sit in by protesters, reportedly …