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Anti-Apartheid Activist Winnie Mandela Dies at Age 81

Anti-apartheid activist Winnie Mandela dies after a long illness. She was 81 years old. The Mail & Guardian reports that Winnie Madikizela-Mandela died at the "Netcare Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg...

Meriam Ibrahim, Sentenced to Death for Marrying Christian, Freed from Jail

BREAKING:  Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese woman sentenced to death for marrying a Christian man, Daniel Wani, freed from prison. This comes after a Sudanese...

Zimbabwe to Seize Foreign-Owned Mines Without Paying for Them But Will Compensate Banks

Zimbabwe to seize foreign-owned mines without paying for them following President Robert Mugabe questionable win in recent elections. Bloomberg reports the Mugabe government plans...

Top Al-Shabaab Militant Zakariye Ahmed Ismail Hersi Surrenders to Somali Police

Top al-Shabaab militant Zakariye Ahmed Ismail Hersi surrendered to Somali police. BBC News said Hersi, a leading figure in the group's intelligence wing, surrendered to...
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Robert Mugabe Removed as WHO Goodwill Ambassador Following Widespread Outrage

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was removed as the World Health Organization (WHO) goodwill ambassador after the move prompted widespread outrage by "Western donors and...

President Obama to Make First Official Visit to Kenya

President Obama will make his first official trip to Kenya in July. The White House said he will attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, which...

Uganda-Born Dr. John Sentamu, Top English Anglican Bishop, Victim of “Naked Racism,” Called “Quite...

Racism in the church? The Church of England's only black bishop. Archbishop of York John Sentamu, who is considered to be the next leader of...

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