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Zimbabwe wildlife boss put on leave over missing rhino horns
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Zimbabwe's wildlife management authority says it has sent its director-general on leave to allow for investigations into more than 220 kilograms (485 pounds) of missing rhino horns....

South Sudan says new rebel group has formed; 43 said killed
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) -- A new rebel group has formed against the South Sudanese government months after a peace deal was signed with another band of rebels to end a deadly civil war, a senior official said Tuesday....

Lively video captures Zimbabwe police shutting down protest
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- In Zimbabwe, robust police responses to protests aren't usually captured on video or are quickly deleted at the demand of authorities. But not last weekend, when footage showed an anti-government protester shouting in the lobby of a luxury hotel and haranguing police until they move in and drag him away....

Hyena mauls boy in South African wildlife park
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- A hyena has mauled a 15-year-old boy at a camp in South Africa's Kruger National Park, sinking its teeth into the youth's face as he slept in a tent....

Michelle Obama, daughters in Africa to push girls' education
KAKATA, Liberia (AP) -- First lady Michelle Obama visited a leadership camp for girls in Liberia to launch her latest Africa visit Monday, urging the teens in one of the world's poorest countries to keep fighting to stay in school....

Explosives kill 2 suicide bombers in northeast Nigeria
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- Residents say two suicide bombers have exploded prematurely in Nigeria's northeastern Maiduguri city, killing themselves and no one else....

Report says South African leader should pay $507,000
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- South African President Jacob Zuma should reimburse the state for $507,000 in a scandal over upgrades to his private home, according to a report by the national treasury released Monday....

British-Lebanese TV host deported from Egypt to Beirut
BEIRUT (AP) -- A prominent dual British-Lebanese journalist who hosted a talk show critical of the government of Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi arrived in Beirut on Tuesday after authorities in Cairo briefly detained her and then deported her, her lawyer said....

Egypt detains, deports prominent female TV host
CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian authorities on Monday detained and deported a famous TV host whose program had been critical of the government's policies, including its crackdown on freedom of speech, her lawyer and officials said....

Egyptian students stage rare protest in Tahrir Square
CAIRO (AP) -- Hundreds of Egyptian high school students staged a rare protest in Cairo's iconic Tahrir Square on Monday before security forces quickly moved in, dispersing them with tear gas and detaining several....



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