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Uganda trial on published gay images is postponed

11/18/2013 6:33am
The trial in Uganda of a British man arrested after images of him having gay sex were published has been postponed until December.

Teenager killed in clash with Guinea police

11/18/2013 7:18am
A teenager was killed and five other civilians were injured during clashes with Guinea's police after a pro-opposition journalist claimed he risked being kidnapped by the security forces, a government spokesman said Monday.

Mayor of Ugandan capital arrested over rally

11/18/2013 8:45am
Police in Uganda have arrested the mayor of the capital city, a political opponent of the president who last week was found guilty of abuse of office.

Liberia court closes libel case against editor

11/18/2013 9:18am
A Liberian editor jailed earlier this year in a libel case says a court in Monrovia has formally closed proceedings against him, ending an episode that tarnished President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's press freedom record.

Zimbabwe's president: I'm no British clone

11/18/2013 9:34am
Zimbabwe's longtime President Robert Mugabe says he doesn't want anyone to be fooled by his impeccable Western style of dress and his precise, teacherly use of English: He is African through and through.

Nigerian vigilantes accused of killing herdsmen

11/18/2013 10:42am
Nigerian police say they are investigating the deaths of eight herdsmen allegedly killed early this month by vigilantes hunting Islamic militants near the Niger border.

Niger authorities arrest 30 trafficking suspects

11/18/2013 12:25pm
The spokesman for Niger's government says authorities in the West African country have arrested about 30 people in connection with human trafficking networks.