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Kenya celebrates Oscar win of Lupita Nyong'o

03/03/2014 3:06am
President Uhuru Kenyatta is leading Kenyans in celebrating the Oscar victory of Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong'o as Best Supporting Actress for her role in the movie "12 Years A Slave."

More than 300,000 face famine in Mozambique

03/03/2014 4:44am
Mozambique agriculture minister Jose Pacheco says that more than 300,000 people in the southern African state face famine this year.

1st Wildlife Day marks elephant, rhino deaths

03/03/2014 8:25am
One of Kenya's top wildlife advocates said Monday that she fears that elephants, rhinos and lions could be wiped out from Africa's wild lands by 2030.

Nigeria bloodshed continues with 32 dead

03/03/2014 8:57am
After a weekend of violence, officials say 32 people were killed in an attack on the northern Nigerian village of Mafa Sunday night, after soldiers fled the area, outgunned by suspected Islamist insurgents.

Pistorius pleads not guilty at murder trial

03/03/2014 9:01am
The first witness in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial testified Monday to hearing "blood-curdling" screams from a woman before she heard four gunshots on the night the double-amputee Olympian killed his girlfriend.