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Rebels kill 4 in attack on Kenya police post

08/17/2013 4:33am
Militants believed to be from Somalia's Islamic extremist group al-Shabab killed at least 4 police in an attack on a police post near the Somalia border, an official said Saturday.

Somalia executes man guilty of killing journalist

08/17/2013 6:05am
Somalia's government on Saturday executed a man who was convicted of murdering a journalist, a military official said, the first such execution in a country where those who kill media workers often evade justice.

Cell phone magnate calls for more equitable Africa

08/17/2013 10:06am
South Africa is one of the most unequal countries in the world and more needs to be done here and in Africa to follow the example set by former President Nelson Mandela to build bridges, the founder of an organization that recognizes excellence in African leadership said Saturday.

AP PHOTOS: 4 fateful and deadly days in Egypt

08/17/2013 1:08pm
Clashes among police, supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi and armed vigilantes have killed more than 800 people in Egypt since Wednesday. A timeline of key events:

7 Niger ministers suspend participation in gov't

08/17/2013 2:46pm
Seven ministers in Niger's new unity government are suspending their participation because their party is unhappy with the posts given to its members.