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Cameroon sentences RFI journalist to 10 years in prison
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) -- A Cameroon military court has sentenced a correspondent of Radio France International's Hausa service to 10 years in jail after convicting him of non-denunciation of acts of terrorism and laundering proceeds of terrorist acts....

Nigeria shows off new air assets for Boko Haram fight
MAKURDI, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigeria's air force has shown off new assets it says will be used to combat the Boko Haram insurgency in its north and oil militants in its south....

Angola plans Aug. 23 vote, signaling end to dos Santos rule
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- A report says Angola has set its presidential election for Aug. 23....

2 suspects dead after author, conservationist shot in Kenya
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Two suspects were killed by security agencies after the shooting of Italian-born author and conservationist Kuki Gallmann, Kenya's Internal Security Minister Joseph Nkaissery said Monday....

South African man pleads not guilty in family ax murder
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- A South African man accused of murdering three members of his family with an ax pleaded not guilty on Monday, saying he fought with a laughing attacker during the slaughter at their upscale home....

South African man pleads not guilty in family axe murder
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- A South African man accused of murdering three members of his family with an axe has pleaded not guilty....

US officials say pirates have returned to waters off Somalia
DJIBOUTI (AP) -- Pirates have returned to the waters off Somalia, but the spike in attacks on commercial shipping does not yet constitute a trend, senior U.S. officials said Sunday....

Egypt's tourism officials insist popular sites are safe
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Egypt's tourism levels are still around a third of what they once were and, despite security concerns, Egypt's tourism minister on Monday insisted the country's popular Red Sea resorts and Ancient Egyptian sites are a safe choice for travelers....

Egypt sentences 20 to death in police killings
CAIRO (AP) -- An Egyptian court on Monday upheld death sentences against 20 suspected Islamists convicted of murder in the deaths of 15 people, including 11 police, during an attack on a police station in 2013....

Egypt president in Saudi Arabia to reaffirm ties
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has met with Saudi Arabia's King Salman in his first visit to the kingdom since a rare public spat last year erupted over diverging policies on Syria....