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UN warns of possible delay in Guinea-Bissau poll

09/06/2013 7:34am
The United Nations special representative to Guinea-Bissau says the country's planned November presidential election may need to be delayed.

Zimbabwe: 6 arrested for poisoning 41 elephants

09/06/2013 8:28am
Zimbabwean police say they arrested six men accused of killing 41 elephants with cyanide.

South African military says Congo fighting in lull

09/06/2013 9:18am
The South African military says Congolese and United Nations forces are holding an area of eastern Congo that was taken from rebels and there is a lull in fighting between the two sides.

Many South African miners accept wage deal

09/06/2013 10:54am
A majority of South African gold miners on strike accepted a new wage offer from their employers on Friday amid a wave of labor unrest that has hurt the continent's largest economy.

Twitter shuts down Somalia's extremists, again

09/06/2013 11:22am
The flagship Twitter account of al-Shabab, Somalia's al-Qaida-linked terror group, was closed Friday for the second time this year, less than 24 hours after a U.S.-based terrorism expert reported violations of Twitter's terms of service.

Somalia gov't: Audit faults UN corruption claims

09/06/2013 12:09pm
Somalia's government said Friday investigators it hired have cleared it of the allegations of massive corruption in a report by United Nations experts monitoring sanctions on Somalia and Eritrea.