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Sierra Leone urges safe burials to stem Ebola
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- The radio announcement is chilling and blunt: "If I die, I want the deaths to stop with me."...

Video shows Boko Haram killing captives
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- A new video from Nigeria's home-grown Boko Haram extremists shows gunmen mowing down civilians lying face down in a dorm, and a leader saying they are being killed because they are "infidels" or non-believers....

Nigeria's home-grown Islamic uprising poses regional threat
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- Thousands of members of Nigeria's home-grown Islamic extremist Boko Haram group strike across the border in Cameroon, with coordinated attacks on border towns, a troop convoy and a major barracks....

Gabon police break up opposition rally, 1 killed
LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) -- Gabon's prosecutor says one person was killed after opposition protesters went ahead with a banned rally, prompting security forces to respond with tear gas in a bid to disperse the crowd....

Kenya to US: Our terror laws are better than yours
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- An official in Kenya is criticizing the United States for raising concerns about a new Kenyan law aimed at fighting terrorism....

Sierra Leone peacekeepers to leave Somalia mission
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- A Sierra Leone military official says the country is withdrawing from the African Union peacekeeping force in Somalia after being blocked from rotating its soldiers over concerns about the spread of Ebola....

Kidnapped Mozambican businessman released
MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) -- A wealthy Mozambican businessman, who was kidnapped last month, has been released, authorities said on Saturday....

Egypt President awards medal to retired spy chief
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has awarded the country's intelligence chief one of the state's highest awards after ordering his retirement....

Egypt president meets Qatar envoy
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's President has met with an envoy of the Emir of Qatar, the first such meeting since Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi took office last summer, signaling a thaw in relations between the two nations....

Egypt official says nearly 10,000 detained this year
CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian security forces have detained nearly 10,000 suspected militants, rioters and others wanted in violent attacks over the past 12 months in a crackdown a senior interior ministry official said Saturday targets those attempting to curtail Egypt's development....