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4 dead in train collision in Republic of Congo

09/24/2013 8:59am
A transportation official confirmed that four people were killed when two trains collided near Kinkembo, located 150 kilometers (90 miles) south of Brazzaville, the capital of Republic of Congo.

Convicted elephant poacher jailed in Cameroon

09/24/2013 11:58am
A wildlife activist says a court in southeastern Cameroon has sentenced a man to three years in prison for his role in the slaughter of more than 100 elephants in Central Africa.

10 things to know about Somali militants al-Shabab

09/24/2013 12:38pm
Here are 10 things to know about al-Shabab, the Somali Islamic extremist group that has claimed responsibility for the attack on Kenya's premier shopping mall that killed dozens of civilians.

Kenya attack follows power struggle in al-Shabab

09/24/2013 1:18pm
The Islamic extremists of al-Shabab, who claimed responsibility for the Nairobi shopping mall siege, have gone through a deadly power struggle within their ranks in which at least two leaders were assassinated in Somalia.