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Namibian president wins African leadership prize
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba has won the 2014 Ibrahim Prize for African leadership, the first African leader deemed worthy of the honor since 2011....

Uganda: Victims back leniency for LRA chief but trial awaits
BARLONYO, Uganda (AP) -- This is the horror that Silveria Okweny is willing to forgive:...

Party of Lesotho's prime minister ahead in election results
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- The party of Lesotho's prime minister on Sunday led in initial results from an election in the mountain kingdom, which held an early vote in an attempt to overcome tension among political factions....

Coalition balks at signing peace accord for northern Mali
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) -- A coalition of armed opposition groups says it's not ready to sign a peace accord for restive northern Mali....

Crowd kills girl suspected to be suicide bomber in Nigeria
BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) -- A crowd beat to death a teenage girl accused of planning to be a suicide bomber and then set her body ablaze Sunday, according to police and witnesses at a northeastern Nigerian market....

UNICEF: Hundreds of South Sudanese boys believed abducted
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) -- The U.N. children's agency said on Saturday that hundreds of children were abducted two weeks ago by an armed group in South Sudan that is suspected to have ties with the country's military....

Cameroonians demonstrate against attacks by Boko Haram
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) -- Thousands of Cameroonian youths marched through the capital Saturday to show support for the military's battle against attacks by neighboring Nigeria's Islamic extremists....

Bomb kills 2 near police station in southern Egypt
CAIRO (AP) -- An Egyptian security official says a bomb went off near a police station and mosque in the southern city of Aswan, killing two civilians and wounding a soldier and four others....

Egypt court declares part of election law unconstitutional
CAIRO (AP) -- An Egyptian court on Sunday ruled as unconstitutional a clause in the election law that draws voting districts, a verdict that is almost certain to delay parliamentary elections scheduled to start later this month....

Gaza fears isolation as Egypt calls Hamas 'terrorist' group
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Gaza residents said Sunday they fear growing isolation and more hardships after an Egyptian court declared the territory's ruling Hamas a terrorist organization. Some blamed the Islamic militant Hamas while others said Egypt is being unreasonable....