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South Africa: 4 police arrested in killing

01/24/2014 2:46am
South African police say four officers have been arrested after the fatal shooting of a protester during a demonstration that turned violent on the outskirts of Johannesburg.

Ivory Coast pilots novel elephant rescue

01/24/2014 6:50am
Conservationists are capturing and relocating elephants in Ivory Coast forced out of their traditional habitat by encroaching humans, in the first such operation attempted in Africa's forests.

South Africa: negotiations start in mine strike

01/24/2014 7:41am
A South African union representing striking platinum miners held wage talks with employers on Friday amid reports of some confrontations around the mines.

French military: 11 jihadists killed in north Mali

01/24/2014 10:12am
A French military spokesman says 11 jihadists have been killed and a French soldier was wounded during a military operation in northern Mali.

Nigerian presidential elections Feb. 14, 2015

01/24/2014 1:49pm
Nigeria's electoral commission says presidential and legislative elections in Africa's biggest oil producer will be held Feb. 14, 2015.

Mali military says 2 rockets fall near Kidal

01/24/2014 2:22pm
A Malian military spokesman says the northern town of Kidal has come under attack from two rockets.