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Tue, 17 Jul 2018 21:01:16 GMTRead the Transcript of Obama’s Speech Defending DemocracyThe former president offered an impassioned defense of international institutions, seeming to take aim at President Trump.
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 21:01:39 GMTObama Speech in South Africa Warns Against Rise of ‘Strongman Politics’In his highest-profile speech since leaving office, the former president warned of leaders embracing the “politics of fear, resentment and retrenchment.”
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 05:43:29 GMTObama Visits Kenya, Land of His Father, to Promote Local CharityPresident Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, right, met with former President Barack Obama and Auma Obama, his half sister, in Nairobi on Sunday.
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 13:34:10 GMT8 Critically Endangered Black Rhinos Die in KenyaKenya Wildlife Service workers preparing to transport a sedated black rhino from Nairobi National Park last month. Eight black rhinos died after a similar transport operation, Kenya’s government said on Friday.
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 11:02:54 GMTEritrea’s Leader Visits Ethiopia for First Time in Over 20 YearsEritrea’s president, Isaias Afwerki, right, and Ethiopia’s prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, in Addis Ababa on Saturday.
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:59:57 GMTThese Women Were Told Not to Play Soccer. Instead They Formed a Team.Rukia Talib Yahya, 19, resting during halftime.
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 22:37:51 GMTU.N. Imposes Arms Embargo on South Sudan as Atrocities Go UnabatedChildren at a camp for displaced people near Kadugli. South Sudan has descended into a worsening cycle of violence since civil war erupted in 2013.
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 23:32:40 GMTIn Troubled Cameroon, U.S. Envoy Is Accused of Election MeddlingGovernment soldiers patrolling the streets of Buea, in southwest Cameroon, in April. About 1,000 armed rebels have been waging a separatist insurgency in the area.
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 20:07:24 GMTAfter 20 Years of Silence, Strangers in Ethiopia and Eritrea Call to Say HelloPrime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia, left, and Foreign Minister Osman Saleh Mohammed of Eritrea worked to restore relations between the countries.
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 22:11:43 GMTSouth Sudan Forces Killed and Raped Hundreds in Brutal Campaign, U.N. SaysPresident Salva Kiir of South Sudan was welcomed by his supporters at Juba Airport on Monday. He was returning from peace talks in Kampala.