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Malawi president appoints new Cabinet

10/15/2013 8:37am
Malawi's president has appointed a new Cabinet that includes replacements for the finance and justice ministers, amid allegations of high-level corruption in one of Africa's poorest countries.

Zimbabwe: Poisoned elephant toll reaches 102

10/15/2013 8:56am
Zimbabwean wildlife authorities say they have found another 11 carcasses of elephants killed by cyanide poisoning, bringing to 102 the number of pachyderms poisoned for their tusks in a continuing wildlife crisis.

Congo army, rebels briefly clash in volatile east

10/15/2013 9:49am
Congolese government forces and M23 rebels in the volatile east fought early Tuesday in clashes that killed at least one rebel fighter and forced others to retreat farther south from the provincial capital of Goma, a rebel leader said Tuesday.

Amnesty: Hundreds killed in detention in Nigeria

10/15/2013 11:08am
Hundreds of people are dying in military detention from shootings, suffocation or starvation as Nigeria's security forces crack down on an Islamic uprising in the northeast, Amnesty International said Tuesday.