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The Latest: UN, AU appeal for peace before tense Kenya vote
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- The Latest on Kenya before its re-run of the presidential election on Oct. 26 (all times local):...

UN, AU appeal for peace ahead of tense Kenya vote
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- The United Nations and the African Union are appealing for peace as tensions build in Kenya, where the main opposition group says it will boycott a planned presidential election on Thursday....

Somalia roadside bombing kills 6 north of Mogadishu
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- A Somali police officer says a roadside bomb has killed six people and injured three others....

Ethiopia: 11 killed in continued violence in restive region
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) -- Eleven people have been killed in clashes in Ethiopia's restive Oromia region as the country continues to experience anti-government protests that at times lead to ethnic violence, said regional officials said Sunday....

Namibian diamond town opens gates to the public
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- A diamond-mining town in Namibia that previously restricted visitors has opened to the public in hopes of boosting tourism and diversifying its economy....

African rhino injures poacher in rare reversal of fortunes
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- A rhino turned the tables on a suspected poacher in Namibia, charging and injuring the man while he was allegedly tracking it....

Somalia readies for 'state of war' as death toll up to 358
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- Somalia's president on Saturday urged troops to prepare for a "state of war" against the al-Shabab extremist group blamed for the country's deadliest attack, as the toll reached 358 with dozens still said to be missing a week after the truck bombing in Mogadishu....

Egypt's el-Sissi vows to quash terrorism after police ambush
CAIRO (AP) -- In his first remarks after a deadly attack on the country's police force, Egypt's president vowed on Sunday to press ahead with the country's war against terrorism, secure its borders and hunt down militants....

Egypt releases Irish-Egyptian after 4 years in detention
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt released early on Friday an Irish-Egyptian man detained for over four years on charges related to a 2013 Muslim Brotherhood protest in Cairo, his lawyer said....

Militants rob bank, attack church in Egypt's Sinai; 7 dead
EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) -- Islamic militants on Monday staged a two-pronged assault in the heart of the largest city in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, lobbing grenades and trading gunfire with guards at an unused Coptic church to distract from a bank robbery across the street....