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29 die in South Africa bus crash, government says

11/12/2013 12:58am
South Africa's government says 29 people have been killed after a bus collided with a truck in the eastern Mpumalanga province.

5 women arrested under Senegal's anti-gay law

11/12/2013 9:09am
Senegalese police detained five women accused of violating the country's anti-gay law, highlighting increased pressure on suspected lesbians in the deeply conservative West African nation, an activist group said Tuesday.

Official: Liberia guard smuggled drugs worth $4M

11/12/2013 10:38am
Liberia's Drug Enforcement Agency says marijuana smuggled over the border from Sierra Leone by a member President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's motorcade is valued at more than $4 million.

2 die in blast at S. Africa jewelry pawn shop

11/12/2013 1:03pm
An explosion rocked a store that buys gold and jewelry in Johannesburg on Tuesday, killing at least two people and injuring three others. The exact cause of the blast was not immediately clear, but police suspect criminal activity.

Mandela's granddaughter bares her past in book

11/12/2013 2:46pm
Nelson Mandela's family is no stranger to the public eye _its successes and trials have been aired for decades in films, books and the news media.