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Nigerian governor jailed for corruption on bail
YOLA, Nigeria (AP) -- A former Nigerian governor sentenced to five years' jail for corruption has been granted bail to seek medical care after just 20 days in prison....

South African man, 22, in court for axe murder of his family
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- A 22-year-old South African man appeared in court Monday on charges of murdering three members of his family with an axe in their luxury home in Cape Town in January 2015....

Kenya says its army killed 31 extremists in Somalia
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Kenya's military says it has killed 31 al-Shabab extremists in a raid in Baadhade district in southern Somalia, but the Islamic militant group denies it....

6 killed in plane crash near Zimbabwe-Mozambique border
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- A small plane crashed Monday near the border between Zimbabwe and Mozambique, killing all six people on board....

Portuguese news agency Lusa says six people died in a plane crash on border between Mozambique and Zimbabwe
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Portuguese news agency Lusa says six people died in a plane crash on border between Mozambique and Zimbabwe....

Death toll in attack on South Sudan aid workers rises to 7
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) -- The death toll of an attack on aid workers in South Sudan has risen to seven, with the news that the driver also died....

Drought-stricken Somalia battles hunger and cholera
BAIDOA, Somalia (AP) -- An emaciated woman writhes on her hospital bed, weakly waving her bony hand to create a current of air....

Egypt sentences 56 in migrant boat disaster case to prison
CAIRO (AP) -- An Egyptian court sentenced 56 defendants Sunday in the case of a boat carrying migrants that capsized off the coastal city of Rosetta in September, killing more than 200 people....

Roadside bomb, sniper kill 4 policemen in Egypt's Sinai
EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) -- A pair of attacks by suspected Islamic militants on Saturday killed four policemen and injured six others in the turbulent north of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, according to security officials, bringing to 16 the number of policemen and soldiers known to have been slain in the area in three days....

Police clash with anti-Christian mob in southern Egypt
LUXOR, Egypt (AP) -- Police have used tear gas to disperse an angry mob of Muslims approaching Christian homes in southern Egypt....