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Kenya’s Kip Keino Hands Himself Over to Police in Corruption Case

Running great Kip Keino handed himself over to police in Kenya on Thursday and is under arrest, set to face charges of corruption and abuse of office that threaten the reputation of one of track …

Victims of Zimbabwe’s Post-Election Violence Seek Justice

In Zimbabwe, an inquiry is under way into what caused at least seven deaths during a post-election protest.
Adrian Munjere, 31, says he is lucky to be alive after a stray bullet from an assault …

Mass Expulsion of Congolese from Angola Could Spark Humanitarian Crisis

The United Nations refugee agency warns the mass expulsion of an estimated 200,000 Congolese from Angola into Congo’s unstable Kasai Central Province could trigger a humanitarian crisis.
Ethnic tensions that triggered a brutal conflict in …

Zimbabwe’s Government Says Worst of its Economic Woes is Over

Zimbabwe’s government says the country is emerging from a recent economic meltdown that saw shops run out of goods and motorists spend long hours in lines at gas stations. Economists say Zimbabwe’s crisis is not …

Children in Ebola-Affected DRC Return to School

The U.N. children’s fund reports the vast majority of children living in Ebola-affected areas of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have returned to school where they are taught ways to avoid infection.
School began one …