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Kenya opposition files challenge against presidential vote
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Lawyers representing the Kenyan opposition coalition National Super Alliance filed a petition Friday with the Supreme Court challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election, beating a midnight deadline....

Official: Rwanda genocide suspect extradited from Germany
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) -- Rwanda prosecution officials said say the German government has extradited a suspect in the 1994 Rwandan genocide to Rwanda to face charges....

Sierra Leone death toll now up to 450 after mudslides
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- Rescue officials in Sierra Leone warned Friday that the chances of finding survivors in the debris of this week's mudslides "are getting smaller every day," as bereaved and homeless survivors faced the magnitude of all they have lost....

The Latest: Death toll up to 450 in Sierra Leone mudslides
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- The Latest on deadly mudslides in Sierra Leone (all times local):...

Rwanda leader Kagame inaugurated; won nearly 99 pct of vote
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) -- Rwandan President Paul Kagame was sworn in for a third term Friday after winning re-election with nearly 99 percent of the vote....

Texas woman in ID thefts gets 10 years in Nigeria cars scam
DALLAS (AP) -- A Texas woman is going to prison for a $1.2 million scheme that stole identities to get tax refunds to buy and ship used cars to Nigeria....

Zimbabwe's first lady remains quiet amid assault claims
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Zimbabwe's first lady remained out of sight Friday, several days after a young model claimed Grace Mugabe whipped her with an extension cord in a luxury hotel in South Africa....

Egypt blocks access to website of group supporting media
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt has blocked internet access to the website of an international media watchdog that provides support for journalists and champions media freedoms....

Suspected militants kill 2 policemen in Egypt's Sinai
EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) -- Egyptian security officials say suspected Islamic militants have shot dead two policemen in el-Arish, capital of the turbulent north of the Sinai Peninsula, where an Islamic State affiliate is fighting security forces....

Egypt's railway authority chief resigns over fatal crash
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's transport minister said Sunday that he has accepted the railway authority chief's resignation over a deadly train crash near the coastal city of Alexandria that killed 43 people and injured scores....